Entrepreneurship

The Columbia-Harlem Small Business Development Center hosted a Harlem Buyer Fair to connect local food, body care and gift vendors with buyers from Whole Foods, FreshDirect, Columbia Dining and more.

Steve Blank speaking at a conference on startups

Photo by Alison Elliott

Tech entrepreneur and author Steve Blank puts “founders who go too far” into the context of the last several decades of entrepreneurship.
The Tamer Center for Social Enterprise at Columbia Business School provides seed grants to Columbia-affiliated social and environmental organizations.
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.

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