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40 Business Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

Media Mentions | December 30, 2014 | Business News Daily

Professor Sheena Iyengar recommends, Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die, by Chip and Dan Heath as a book every entrepreneur should read.

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How One Grocery Store Is Modernizing the Honor System

Media Mentions | December 16, 2014 | Entrepreneur

As part of MBAs Across America, a team of Columbia MBAs helped Howard, a small Kansas City grocery store, rethink its business model to expand membership and streamline time-consuming processes.

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The Case for and against College According to Two Cofounders

Media Mentions | December 15, 2014 | Fast Company

Tyler Cooper ’13, CEO of TheTake, advocates five reasons why aspiring entrepreneurs should get an MBA.

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Try the World Subscription Box Lets Users Sample Gourmet Grub from around the Globe

Media Mentions | December 15, 2014 | New York Daily News

Try the World, a gourmet subscription service, co-founded by Kat Vorotova ’14 is featured.

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Why Female CEOs Are Getting More Funding

Media Mentions | December 12, 2014 | Entrepreneur

Professor Angela Lee discusses the challenge facing female investors and how her venture, 37 Angels, opens the door to the untapped capital and experience women can bring to the table.

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The Newest B-School Brag: Alumni Startups

Media Mentions | December 03, 2014 | The Wall Street Journal

Vince Ponzo, director of the Lang Center, estimates that $160 million was raised this year by Columbia alumni for their startups.

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Perfect Pitch Winners Prove Staying Power

Media Mentions | November 26, 2014 | Crain's New York Business

The article highlights the progress of three Columbia Business School startups—Perk.la, weeSpring, and Try the World—since the 2013 Crain’s Perfect Pitch competition.

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Elevator Pitch: Sailo’s Boat Rentals

Media Mentions | November 21, 2014 | Fox Business

Delphine Brass ’14, pitches her business, Sailo, to judges on Risk and Reward.

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Columbia Business School to Offer “StreetWise ‘MBA’™” Program to Benefit Small Businesses in Low-Income Areas

Press Release | October 21, 2014

Columbia Business School, Interise, and Citi Partner at the “Intersection of Street Smarts and Higher Education”

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So Much Growth, yet so Few Profits

Media Mentions | October 13, 2014 | Crain's New York Business

Vincent Ponzo, director of the Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center, discusses the competition for venture capital and how, instead of focusing on operations and making money, many companies are forced to concert huge efforts towards raising money.

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