Entrepreneurship

Dana Kanze and Mark Conley

From left to right: Dana Kanze and Mark Conley. Photo by Eileen Barroso

When Dana Kanze and her business partner were pitching their startup for funding in 2009, they took turns talking to venture capitalists. Then and in ongoing conversations with prospective investors, Kanze noticed that questions addressed to her differed from those addressed to him.

Matthew Jones (left) and Chris Wiggins. Photo by John Pinderhughes

Matthew Jones (left) and Chris Wiggins. Photo by John Pinderhughes

The seminar in Fayerweather Hall required a new four-letter code in the directory of classes—HSAM—because it combines disciplines that are rarely taught in tandem, history and applied mathematics.

HYPOTHEkids, a K-12 education initiative of Harlem Biospace in partnership with Columbia Engineering and Teachers College, introduces students to science, technolo

HYPOTHEkids, a K-12 education initiative of Harlem Biospace in partnership with Columbia Engineering and Teachers College, introduces students to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) by having them design, prototype and test a biomedical device.

Flores Forbes Columbia University Community Affairs

Photo by Eileen Barroso

Flores Forbes is an urban planner who focuses on economic development in Columbia's local community, particularly Harlem.

Coconut chips, vegan cookies, and other tasty delights were featured at a campus food fair sponsored by Harlem Park to Park, a network of local business owners in Central Harlem, in connection with the Columbi

Columbia Great Grad 2016 Paul Coyne
When Paul Coyne graduates from the Columbia University School of Nursing on May 18, he will add yet another diploma to the five he has already earned. That’s no small feat, especially for someone who just turned 30.
Columbia Great Grads 2016 Kevin Tyan, Jason Kang and Katherine Jin
Friends since freshman year, Kevin Tyan, Jason Kang and Katherine Jin entered the 2014 Columbia Design Challenge on Ebola and created an additive that improves decontamination and ensures healthcare worker safety.

Coconut chips, vegan cookies, and other tasty delights were featured at a campus food fair sponsored by Harlem Park to Park, a network of local business owners in Central Harlem, in connection with the Columbia University-Harlem Small Business Development Center.

As Columbia Entrepreneurship gears up for its third annual #StartupColumbia Festival on April 28, these videos introduce some of the newest companies created by recent graduates.

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