Entrepreneurship Gets Big Boost At Columbia
Columbia Business School may not be synonymous with entrepreneurship on the East Coast, but that’s about to change if the new director of the Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center, Vince Ponzo, has his way. Ponzo, who assumed the role in November 2013, has already set the wheels in motion for a strategic plan that, if successful, will position Columbia not only at the center of business in New York City, but at the center of entrepreneurship in Silicon Alley, the East Coast’s answer to the West Coast’s Valley. Read more.
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Innovation and Entrepreneurship @ Columbia provides a platform to develop new ideas by leveraging the cross-functional capabilities and knowledge of the University at large.
Ron Gonen '04 EMBA
Gonen came up with the idea for RecycleBank, a start-up that pays households for recycling, when he was a student at Columbia.
Andrea Wenner '05
Wenner considered several other ventures before developing Out2Play, a nonprofit that builds and refurbishes playgrounds at New York Public Schools.
Andrea Miller '02
After graduation, Miller launched Tango, a multimedia company focused on love and relationships. "Think Sex and the City meets Oprah."