About the Columbia Business School Venture For All® Club (VFA Club)
Venture for All® is a global initiative whose mission is to enhance the entrepreneurial ecosystem in emerging and frontier markets through education and mentorship. Our programs educate and train young aspiring entrepreneurs to become enterprise builders and job creators, prepare and educate the small and family-owned business owner for the next stage of growth, and create marketplace development strategies for high potential corporate managers.
The VFA Club is a joint effort between Columbia Business School and IEG Global Association. Columbia Business School Venture For All is the supervising party for VFA Club, and provides professional guidance and various resources for its members. IEG Global Association is responsible for all administrative work and club activities.
Please download our Club Constitution here before reading further.
Who Can Join VFA Club?
The Venture For All® Club is created to enable 9th to 12th graders to have direct access to instructors teaching at Columbia Business School’s Venture For All®.
I am a current high school student
B. Recommend your school to become a VFA Club Chapter by downloading the form under the “How Do I Apply?” section below.
I am a school officer or teacher
B. Download the form under the “How Do I Apply?” section below.
What is the Benefit of Joining VFA Club?
Students will be able to learn and arm themselves with various entrepreneurial skills. In addition, the VFA Club provides students with free Columbia Business School certified online courses, direct meetings with professors and instructors, and many different annual club events.
All VFA Club students will be well-prepared to participate in the Columbia Business School Venture For All® Model Entrepreneur® Competition globally, where students will receive official feedback from VFA professors/instructors and industry domain experts.
How Do I Apply?
I am an individual student
I am a school official
We are very excited to have you or your school to join our international entrepreneur community, and look forward to seeing your students at our various business competitions and programs across the globe.