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August 1, 2014

Happenings in New York City (and Beyond)

Happenings in New York City (and Beyond)


Zach Sims, CEO & Co-Founder, Codeacademy
August 5, 5:30-7:00pm, AppNexus, 19 West 22nd Street New York, NY
Join us for a fireside chat and Q&A with Zach Sims, CEO & Co-Founder of Codeacademy and one of TIME Magazine's "100 Most Influential People of 2013". Hosted by Brian O'Kelley, Co-Founder, AppNexus, the event will explore Zach's incredible journey building a website that teaches 24 million students across the world how to code and his mission to fundamentally change the education system. Drinks reception to follow. Space is limited so please RSVP to attend. Learn more

Thinking About Starting a Small Business Workshop
August 7, 10:30-12:30pm, Uris Hall, Room 326
Becoming a successful entrepreneur requires sound planning, creativity and hard work. It also involves taking risks because all businesses require some form of financial investment. That’s where SBA comes in. We have all the information you need. This workshop will help you determine if you are ready to start your own business. Learn more

TurnToTech
August 12, 6:00-8:00pm, 184 5th Avenue, 4th Floor, New York, NY
An evening of live demos from companies developing great technology (apps, wearables, 3D printing and other technologies in the internet of things and artificial intelligence). Learn more

NYC Startup Job Fair
September 12, 12:00-5:00pm, IAC HQ, 555 W 18th St, New York, NY
The NYC Startup Job Fair aims to connect talented job seekers with the best New York-based startups. The event is largely run by volunteers looking to foster a thriving startup community and to raise awareness about startup jobs in NYC. 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

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

Roadmap to Entrepreneurship: Early-stage Course
8:30am, October 18 through 4:30pm, October 19, New York, NY, 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

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
12:30-2:00PM

September 30, 2014

Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Columbia Program Information Session
12:30-2:00PM (Columbia Business School)

October 27, 2014

Entrepreneurs in Residence Program Kick-Off Event
6:30-8:30PM

October 28, 2014

Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Columbia Program Information Session
12:30-2:00PM (Engineering School) and 6:00-7:15PM (CU Medical Center)

October 29, 2014

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

November 6, 2014

Entrepreneurs in Residence Workshop - Laurence Blumberg '94
12:30-2:00PM

November 11, 2014

"Pitch to an Entrepreneur in Residence" Session
12:30-2:00PM

November 13, 2014

Entrepreneur in Residence Workshop - Wim Sweldens
12:30-2:00PM

November 18, 2014

Entrepreneur in Residence Workshop - Asha Saxena
12:30-2:00PM

November 20, 2014

The Entrepreneurial Greenhouse Program Peer-voting Event
12:30-2:00PM

December 2, 2014

Entrepreneur in Residence Workshop - Jim Moore '95
12:30-2:00PM

December 5, 2014

The Entrepreneurial Greenhouse Program Admissions Event
9:00-5:00PM