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The Board of the Eugene Lang Entrepreneurial Fund (‘Lang Fund’) is pleased to announce investments in four companies founded by Columbia Business School (CBS) class of 2022 students, following a highly competitive selection process. A full list of Lang Funded companies can be found here.
Established in 1996 through a gift from Eugene M. Lang, MS ’40, the Lang Fund has provided early-stage seed capital to more than 60 graduating student and alumni ventures.
80-20 - Nicole Engels '22
An online platform that helps businesses build more efficient business portfolios through diversification of distance and category of climate risk.
Generation Conscious - Matthew Rosenbaum '22
Democratizes affordable access to plastic-free, low carbon hygiene and cleaning products.
Jupiter Card - Peter Rhines '22
A credit card with a proprietary lending model that lowers users’ interest rates as they demonstrate healthy financial habits.
Sortile - Constanza Gomez '22
Developing AI-driven and data analytics solutions for textile waste by accurately identifying fiber composition, enabling textile-to-textile recycling and fostering circular fashion.
All applicants were screened by students in the new 2-year Columbia Venture Fellows program (CVF). The CVF program provides first-hand venture investing experience to Columbia Business School students serious about pursuing a career in venture capital.
Interested in learning more about the Lang Fund or the Lang Entrepreneurship Center’s resources and programs? Reach us at [email protected].