News & Events

  • Check this page for the latest news and announcements about Columbia Engineering Entrepreneurship programs.


  • Fast and furious, the Fast Pitch is our elevator pitch competition. Teams must sell their customers and our judges in 60 seconds or less.
  • The Columbia Venture Competition has paid out more than $100,000 to early-stage ventures all founded by young Columbia entrepreneurs.
  • This program will provide support and resources to postdoctoral researchers interested in commercializing research originating at SEAS.
  • Physical SEAS entrepreneurship resources include the Columbia Startup Lab and the CU Makerspace.
  • Each year a group of two dozen students is competitively selected to pursue the launch of a new business with the support of Columbia faculty and industry professionals.
  • See a list of resources for entrepreneurs at Columbia, in New York City, and beyond.


  • We’ve expanded our mission to provide practical assistance and guidance for Columbia Engineering entrepreneurs who want to launch a startup venture.
  • The Entrepreneurship Advisory Board consults with the Dean of Columbia Engineering on all matters related to the Entrepreneurship Programs.
  • Contact the Entrepreneurship Programs staff.
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