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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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5 Brain-Twisting Lessons from Peter Thiel Book

Media Mentions | September 18, 2014 | Upstart Business Journal

Peter Thiel, PayPal co-founder, opens his book tour at Columbia with a talk about how to build a better future for business and society.

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New Ways B-Schools Are Teaching Entrepreneurship

Media Mentions | September 12, 2014 |

Professor Steve Blank’s course, Lean LaunchPad, has inspired others to create similar classroom methods aimed to provide hands-on learning and potentially launch startups.

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Elevator Pitch: The Judges Weigh in on “Deanslist”

Media Mentions | September 12, 2014 | Fox Business

Matthew Robins ’14 pitches his business, DeansList, to judges on Risk and Reward. Angela Lee, assistant dean of the Samberg Institute for Teaching Excellence and founder of 37 Angels, serves as one of three expert judges.

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Entrepreneurial Conference: Quality Journalism for Quality People

Media Mentions | September 05, 2014 | Forbes

Professor Ava Seave discusses the 2014 Transatlantic Entrepreneur Conference and, specifically, how one panel on content and business models described the future of quality journalism.

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Why School Is a Great Place to Start a Business

Media Mentions | September 05, 2014 | Entrepreneur

Matthew Bachman ’15 and Ben Gordon ’15 discuss the benefits of starting their business, Wandering Bear Coffee, while attending Columbia Business School.

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Elevator Pitch: Exubrancy’s Idea for Employee Wellness

Media Mentions | August 22, 2014 | Fox Business

Elizabeth Wilkes ’13 pitches her startup, Exubrancy, to the Risk & Reward panel of judges and potential investors.

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Food Tourism in a Box? Try the World Raises Seed Funding

Media Mentions | August 20, 2014 | Fortune

Kat Vorotova ’14, founder of Try the World, talks to Fortune about her New York-based startup that brings exotic foods from far-flung destinations to doorsteps around the US.

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When Does a Startup Stop Being a Startup?

Media Mentions | August 15, 2014 | Marketplace Radio

The segment includes a visit to the Columbia Startup Lab and commentary from Columbia Business School alumni Elizabeth Wilkes ’13, founder of Exubrancy, and Cyrus Massoumi ’03, CEO and founder of ZocDoc.

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This NYC Startup Is Redefining the Registry by Gifting Stock

Media Mentions | August 12, 2014 | AlleyWatch

Emily Washkowitz ’14 speaks about her startup, Shareswell, as well as her experience in the Columbia Startup Lab.

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