Now in its sixth year, Columbia Startup Lab provides subsidized co-working space for a total of 71 Columbia entrepreneurs—32 of whom are graduates of the Business School. Founded in 2014, the Lab is a living testimony to Columbia University’s longstanding spirit of innovation, collaboration, and entrepreneurship. By creating a community of dedicated founders and fostering a collaborative atmosphere, The Lab provides a platform for alumni to continue to grow their ventures after graduation.
We are pleased to welcome the following Columbia Business School-affiliated ventures to the sixth cohort:
- Instascreener provides brands with unbiased, third-party measurement of their influencer programs—across partners and platforms—so they can eliminate waste and fraud, optimize spend, and maximize ROI.
Sean Spielberg '16
- Coinapply is creating a digital marketplace for real estate assets.
Sandeep Vardhan '17
- SiteRx is a B2B digital marketplace and data platform focused on clinical research.
Seth Goodman '19
- Curina is an art rental subscription service that helps customers discover their taste in art through data analytics.
Mio Asatani '19
- RentAlya is creating a community that allows people to borrow traditional, ethnic styles from the people around them.
Nisha Balwani '19
- Dragon Seats designs heated and cooling benches for athletics. Their placement on NFL and NCAA sidelines puts them uniquely at the intersection of entertainment and branding.
Franklin Floyd '19
- SHAI is a cross-cultural, modern Indian brand.
Sana Himani '19
- Round Robin is an online marketplace for students to host communal events.
Edwin Kim '19
- Armandita is the first skincare brand in the US market based on Colombian natural ingredients and beauty traditions.
Giovanna Campagna '19
- Seedlr is a fintech platform that offers best-in-class technology to build a community of donors that drive digital charitable giving to nonprofit organizations across the U.S.
Ankit Mehta '19
- Retouch Haiti is an e-commerce photo and video post-production service based in Haiti.
Camille Park '19
- Tryll is a recommendation platform to track, share experiences, and access those trusted by friends
Annabel Morgan '19
- byRoe is a food-based luxury skincare brand.
Amy Roe '19
- Coast is a functional beverage that brings health & wellness to the alcohol industry by mitigating the damage caused by alcohol, allowing customers to enjoy a drink without compromising their health goals.
Christopher Picerni '19
- Cleat Street is a research and trading start-up in the sports gambling space that seeks to partner with and empower customers so that they can invest on an informed and intelligent basis.
Dan Rubin '19
- Kato is an AI-enabled intelligent chatbot that tutors students for standardized tests.
Lawrence Wang '19
- Quantime is automating time management for urban professionals.
Suchit Tuli '19
- SeeMe is a global marketplace for artists and enthusiasts.
Robin Shapiro '18
- South by Shanghai is an annual film, interactive media, and music festival and conference that will take place in Shanghai, China in the fall of 2020.
Melissa Wang '19
- ByRoe is a food-based luxury skincare brand.
Amy Roe '19
In addition, a number of ventures from previous cohorts will remain in the space:
- Agamon is a marketplace for heathcare data, empowering the AI revolution in healthcare.
Rotem Lev-Zwickel '18
- Alina Vision is a social enterprise model treating the leading causes of preventable blindness.
Benjamin Midberry '17
- Auufa is a multi-sided professional platform with integrated architectural intelligence, where Architects, Engineers, Interior Designers, and Builders connect and harness collective information and insights to enhance innovation, productivity, and efficiency.
Nigel-Ann La Qua Williams '18
- Cointegra is a decentralized platform that supports and incentivizes the collection and exchange of data and data services.
Ming Hong '18
- Dwell is a new-age personal life management platform, helping users navigate their stress-inducing "adulting" tasks.
Miriam Rapaport-Hindin '18
- Fly Louie provides a cost‑effective alternative to commercial air travel and cuts travel time in half.
Julia Takeda '18
- Project77 is a K-12 teacher-to-teacher collaboration platform that facilitates on-demand professional learning communities.
Enrique Parada '18