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September 21, 2014

Happenings in New York City (and Beyond)

Happenings in New York City (and Beyond)


Fahrenheit 212 Workshop
September 23, 3:30-5:30pm, The Mezz at Columbia Startup Lab, Ground floor of the WeWork SOHO West Building, 69 Charlton St at Varick, New York 
Fahrenheit 212 is a leading design firm specializing in helping companies be more creative and innovative as they solve their most relevant customer problems. Five teams will be selected prior to the workshop to be in-class live case studies by working through a live fifteen-minute innovation sprint anchored on specific area(s) of focus related to the launch, development, and growth of their respective businesses.  Learn more

Techstars Alumni Panel
September 23, 6:30-8:30pm, Techstars NYC HQ 1407 Broadway, 24th Floor, New York
Attention entrepreneurs! Curious to know what life inside the Techstars program is like?  Come join us and hear Alumni speak about their experience in the program, learn about tips for the application process, and any other burning questions you may have for our Alums. Learn more

Chicago Startup Job Fair
September 29, 12:00-5:00pm, University Conference Center, 525 S State Street, Chicago
The Chicago Startup Job Fair aims to connect talented job seekers with the best Chicago-based startups. The event is largely run by volunteers looking to foster a thriving startup community and to raise awareness about startup jobs in Chicago. Learn more

Techstars NYC: Pitch Your Startup
September 30, 6:30-8:30pm, Techstars NYC HQ 1407 Broadway, 24th Floor, New York
Come and practice your pitch at Techstars NYC.  We will go over elements that make a pitch standout and give you the opportunity to practice at Techstars. Learn more

FOCUS100 2014
October 3-4, 5:00pm, CUNY Graduate Center, 365 5th Avenue, New York
FOCUS100 is the most Diverse Tech Conference on the Planet and one of the most anticipated technology conferences of the year. Learn more

The World Business Forum
October 7-8,  Radio City Music Hall, New York
The World Business Forum New York 2014 is seeking to unite the leaders of today with the leaders of tomorrow through the newly launched WOBI Future Leaders initiative. Special ticket offer for MBA student until September 30.  Learn more

Techstars NYC: Seed Funding Panel
October 9, 6:30-8:30pm, Techstars NYC HQ 1407 Broadway, 24th Floor, New York
Curious about what it takes to raise your Seed Round?  Come join us for a panel discussion where Techstars Alums will talk about their experience raising their Seed round. Learn more

NYC Makers
Thru October 12, Museum of Arts & Design, 2 Columbus Circle, New York, NY
A tribute & showcase of creative communities thriving in New York City. Learn more

Techstars NYC Open House #2
October 14, 6:30-8:30pm, Techstars NYC HQ 1407 Broadway, 24th Floor, New York
Come join us to learn all about the Techstars Accelerator Program!  We'll discuss the Techstars NYC program, the upcoming application deadline and what we look for in the application process. 
Learn more

Roadmap to Entrepreneurship: Early-stage Course
October 18 through 8:30-4:30pm, October 19, New York - Location TBD
The path to entrepreneurship shouldn’t be a mystery. Join startup veteran Andrew Weinreich as he lays down the fundamental groundwork and best practices that any founder can use to build an Internet startup. Learn more

AVID Summit
October 23, 8:00-6:00pm, Harvard Club of New York City, 27 W 44th Street, New York
The AVID Summit brings together over 300 leaders from across the brand marketing spectrum – with a focus on sports & entertainment – who are at the intersection of technology innovation and fan engagement. Ticket prices will increase on September 23. Learn more

Web Summit
November 4-6, Dublin
Web Summit has been called “the best technology conference on the planet”. But we just think it‘s different.  Learn more

Featured Video

Robert Reffkin '03, founder and CEO of Urban Compass, reflects on the power of the Columbia Business School network and recalls a personal leadership course that helped him follow his passion.

 

Fall 2014 Events

September 23, 2014

Lang Center Information Session - DOWNLOAD DECK
12:30-2:00PM, Uris Hall 330

September 30, 2014

Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Columbia Program Information Session
12:30-2:00PM, Uris Hall 140

October 7, 2014

Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Columbia Program Information Session
1:00-2:00PM, Warren Hall 415

October 17, 2014

Annual Fall Venture Fair Executive Summaries Due
NOON

October 27, 2014

Entrepreneurs in Residence Program Kick-Off Event
6:30-8:30PM, Hepburn Lounge, Uris Hall

October 28, 2014

Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Columbia Program Information Session
12:30-2:00PM, Sindeband 414, Engineering School

October 28, 2014

Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Columbia Program Information Session
6:00-7:15PM, HSC LL107, CU Medical Center

October 29, 2014

Annual Fall Venture Fair
6:30-9:00PM, AppNexus

November 6, 2014

Entrepreneurs in Residence Workshop - Laurence Blumberg '94
12:30-2:00PM, Uris Hall 307

November 11, 2014

"Pitch to an Entrepreneur in Residence" Session
12:30-2:00PM, Uris Hall 140

November 13, 2014

Entrepreneur in Residence Workshop - Wim Sweldens
12:30-2:00PM, Uris Hall 307

November 16, 2014

The Entrepreneurial Greenhouse Program Application Due
 

November 18, 2014

Entrepreneur in Residence Workshop - Asha Saxena
12:30-2:00PM, Uris Hall 307

December 2, 2014

Entrepreneur in Residence Workshop - Jim Moore '95
12:30-2:00PM, Uris Hall 307

December 2, 2014

Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Columbia Program Admissions Event
6:00-9:00PM, Columbia Startup Lab-Wework

December 5, 2014

The Entrepreneurial Greenhouse Program Admissions Event
9:00-5:00PM, Uris Hall 208, 329, 331, 332, 333

 

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