ECLA Entrepreneurs

Learn more about the ECLA Entrepreneurs and their businesses:

ECLA Class of 2011

ECLA Class of 2013

ECLA Class of 2015

ECLA Class of 2017

ECLA Class of 2019

"The ECLA Program allowed me to convert our lab into a productive entity. As a result, I was able to structure and manage the firm properly, to make it grow."

Pamela Chavez 
Founder, Aguamarina
Chile

"Completing the ECLA Program is one of the best things I have ever done. The network of entrepreneurs and professors is invaluable."

Ivan Barchese 
Owner and CEO, Mextra
Brazil

"The ECLA Program taught us how to break through inertia and achieve growth in a safe and sustainable way."

Javier Arredondo
Founder, Travesias Media
Mexico

The ECLA participant represents a wide range of backgrounds. From Beauty Salons to Biotechnology, from Mexico to Chile, every other January, a select group of entrepreneurs arrives at Columbia Business School to acquire essential tools and skills to expand their businesses beyond borders and compete in today’s global environment.