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Who We Are

The Lang Center at Columbia Business School supports students and alumni in solving big problems and leading change within a vibrant and collaborative environment of continuous learning and innovation. 

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With access to world-class curriculum, programming, funding opportunities, and a robust alumni network, students learn to identify opportunity, engage in global conversations, and drive value throughout the business world.

Learn more about our three areas of focus: LaunchInvestScale

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Creating Global Leaders and Innovators

Companies incubated and launched by students and alumni include AvantStay, Away, Betterment, Beyond Meat, BlocPower, Compass, Daily Harvest, IT Cosmetics, Flexport, Happy Family Organics, Mack Weldon, ShopKeep, Skip Hop, Workrise, Zocdoc, and many more.

Listen to our Startup Alley Podcasts:

Achieving $100 Million in Revenue in 5 Years: Ju Rhyu ’08, Co-Founder and CEO of Hero Cosmetics

Building a Successful SaaS Business: David Olk ’11, Co-Founder, ShopKeep

Launching a Consumer Goods Company: Connor Wilson ’15, Co-Founder, Thursday Boot Co.

Companies Launched

Number of venture-backed CBS startups, past 10 years
726

Funding Raised

$ Billions raised by CBS startups, past 10 years
23

Exits

Number of exits by CBS startups, past 10 years
125