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October 26, 2014

Happenings in New York City (and Beyond)

Happenings in New York City (and Beyond)

FunnyBizz Conference: Where Business Meets Humor
October 30, 9-5:30pm Galapagos Art Space: Obie Award / Building Brooklyn Award winning cultural venue 16 Main Street, DUMBO, Brooklyn
At FunnyBizz, we teach you how to tap into humor’s power. In just one (raucously entertaining) day, our elite roster of speakers will teach you essential principles of comedy, improv and storytelling, workshop those concepts to apply them to you and your business, and generally show you how being funny can make you more successful. Learn more

Zula Messaging Summit: Putting Messaging to Work
November 4, 8:00-5:30pm, Young & Rubicam Group, 3 Columbus Circle, 18th Floor New York
It has been one year since Zula won the “Audience Choice Award” at TechCrunch Disrupt, San Francisco. We wanted to take a deeper look at the communication and team messaging space! Join us in NYC on November 4th, and get inspired by our outstanding lineup of speakers!  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

The Next Billion
November 5, 8:30-6pm, Bohemian National Hall, New York
By 2016, global internet traffic is expected to double. The next billion—or two—will largely come online from the places one would least expect: mobile devices in emerging markets. The creation of this connected world will profoundly impact society, politics, technology, education, commerce, and finance. Learn more

Bio & Health Tech Entrepreneurship Lab NYC
Application deadline: November 6
Bio & Health Tech Entrepreneurship Lab NYC is a prestigious 6-month training and mentorship program for aspiring entrepreneurs in New York City’s life sciences and healthcare technology community. The Lab provides extensive support to graduate students of science, post-docs, early-career researchers and engineers interested in forming new biotech and health tech ventures. Learn more

Empire Startups Summit
November 10-11, 8:00-5:00pm, Webster Hall, 125 East 11th Street, New York
Join the best and brightest startup founders, top venture capitalists, and accredited investors for the Empire Startups Summit. Learn more

Venture Capital Perspective: Medical Devices & Digital Health, Lee Wrubel, Foundation Medical Partners
November 11, 4:00-5:00pm Morningside Campus, Warren Hall Room 311
Join Columbia Tech Ventures for a lively discussion and Q&A with Dr. Lee Wrubel of Foundation Medical Partners, covering venture capital perspectives on the evolution of the start-up landscape in medical devices and digital health. Lee will also share his views on building a career in venture capital, tips for pitching investors for early-stage technology companies, and ways for aspiring entrepreneurs to make the most of their time at Columbia.  Learn more


Fall 2014 Events

November 6, 2014

Entrepreneurs in Residence Workshop - Laurence Blumberg '94
12:30-2:00PM, Warren Hall 310

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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