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Columbia Business School Startup Gurus to Offer 'Speed Mentoring' to Budding Entrepreneurs at NY TechDay 2014

Press Release | April 22, 2014

School signs on as exclusive higher education partner for event and will highlight nine successful young alumni startups

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Leadership | Read Article

University Professors Awarded 2014 Eccles Prize

School News | April 11, 2014

Two University professors have been awarded the 2014 George S. Eccles Prize for Excellence in Economic Writing.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Capital Markets and Investments, Leadership, World Business | Read Article

Columbia Announces 63 Winners of First-Ever Columbia Startup Lab Contest

Press Release | April 10, 2014

31 teams have been selected to join the Columbia Startup Lab, one of a growing number of university initiatives engaged with New York City’s burgeoning startup sector and dedicated to fostering entrepreneurial talent

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Leadership | Read Article

All-Star Pitchers Will Hate Instant Replay, According to New Research from Columbia Business School

Press Release | March 31, 2014

Columbia Business School Professor Reviews Data of Nearly 800K MLB Pitches and Finds ‘Star-Struck’ Umpires Show Bias in Favor of All-Star Pitchers

Topics: Organizations, Risk Management, Strategy | Read Article

Event Connects Endowed Professors, Alumni

School News | March 31, 2014

Topics: Leadership | Read Article

Columbia Business School Community Gives Back to Local Community Through Inaugural Day of Impact

Press Release | March 27, 2014

Students, faculty, and staff showcase their passion for making a difference outside the classroom through ten community service projects throughout New York City

Topics: Leadership | Read Article

What's the Big Idea?

Media Mentions | March 23, 2014 | ESPN the Magazine

A paper by Martin Kleinbard ’14 was selected as a MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference Research Paper Finalist.

Topics: Leadership | Read Article

“I was Getting Death Stares”: The Story of Travefy’s First Sale

Media Mentions | March 22, 2014 | Fast Company

David Chait ’13 tells the story of troubleshooting his early–stage vacation planning venture, Travefy, with Richard Liang ’13 and making his first sale.

Topics: Entrepreneurship | Read Article

A New Golf Statistic Goes for a Test Drive

Media Mentions | March 21, 2014 | The Wall Street Journal

Prof. Mark Broadie’s strokes gained–tee to green metric is the newest in a growing family of strokes gained statistics that are changing the game of golf.

Topics: Strategy | Read Article

How Goldman Sachs Became a Household Name

Media Mentions | March 21, 2014 | Fortune

Prof. Steven Mandis’s new book, What Happened to Goldman Sachs, examines the history of the trading firm, its place in the worldwide financial crisis, and its future both on Wall Street and in the public’s perception.

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments, Organizations | Read Article