Social Enterprise News

Three Cairns Climate Fellowship Awards 2018-2019 Class

Social Enterprise News | May 20, 2019

Eight projects at the intersection of climate change and business were awarded the Three Cairns Climate Fellowship during the 2018-2019 academic year.

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Tamer Fund for Social Ventures Provides Seed Grants to Three New Columbia Ventures

Social Enterprise News | January 3, 2019

Three new Tamer Fund for Social Venture awardees were selected after participating in an application screening round, a due diligence process with student teams as part of a Columbia Business School course, and a final pitch to the fund’s investment board.

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Three Cairns Climate Fellowship Launches with Inaugural Fellowship Class

Social Enterprise News | September 6, 2018

Eight projects at the intersection of climate change and business were awarded the Three Cairns Climate Fellowship during the spring 2018 semester.

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Sea Level Rise and Coastal Development: Science Speaks Directly to Business

Social Enterprise News | July 6, 2018

The most current research on ice sheet and sea level rise trends shows the near-term implications for coastal property and how these trends affect returns, creating both investment risks and opportunities for investors and business leaders.

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Tamer Fund for Social Ventures Chooses Three New Social Ventures to Add to its Growing Portfolio

Social Enterprise News | June 19, 2018

Three new Tamer Fund for Social Venture awardees were selected after participating in an application screening round, a due diligence process with student teams as part of a Columbia Business School course, and a final pitch to the fund’s investment board.

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Tamer Fund for Social Ventures Awards Grants to Four New Ventures After Receiving Record 130 Applications

Social Enterprise News | December 13, 2017

The Tamer Fund for Social Ventures recently completed its fifth funding cycle and selected four new early-stage ventures to add to the portfolio.

Four Columbia University-affiliated teams of social entrepreneurs recently received seed grants from the Tamer Fund for Social Ventures to help them develop their early-stage ventures. In addition to funding, these entrepreneurs also gain access to the social enterprise resources the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise at Columbia Business School provides.

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Tamer Fund for Social Ventures Adds Four New Ventures to Portfolio After Receiving Almost 100 Applications

Social Enterprise News | June 27, 2017

The Tamer Fund for Social Ventures recently completed its fourth funding cycle and selected four new early-stage ventures to add to the portfolio.

The following Tamer Fund for Social Venture awardees were selected out of almost 100 applicants after participating in an application screening round, a due diligence process with student teams as part of a Business School course, and a final pitch to the Fund’s Investment Board:

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Tamer Center Honors Shaiza Rizavi ’96, Jon Friedland ’97 for Their Dedication to Social Enterprise

School News | April 16, 2017

The second annual Tamer Center for Social Enterprise Awards Breakfast drew more than 250 attendees and raised a record-breaking $1 million.

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Columbia Business School’s Tamer Center Bestows 2017 Social Enterprise Leadership Award

Press Release | March 24, 2017

Columbia Business School’s Tamer Center for Social Enterprise recently honored Justine Zinkin ’02, CEO of Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners, with the 2017 Social Enterprise Leadership Award at its annual reception.

Recognized for her ongoing dedication to driving social impact, Zinkin has inspired and overseen the dramatic growth of Neighborhood Trust, cultivating the organization as a national leader in financial empowerment and asset development.

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The Tamer Center For Social Enterprise at Columbia Business School Awards Seed Grants in Third Round of Funding

Press Release | December 21, 2016

The Tamer Center for Social Enterprise at Columbia Business School announced the winners of its most recent round of funding. Three new social ventures, including the first nonprofit organization and first all-undergraduate founding team, received $25,000 each from the Tamer Fund for Social Ventures.

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