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*Virtual Drop-In hours will resume on Friday, June 2. The Lang Entrepreneurship Center will be closed on May 29 in observance of Memorial Day. 

    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:

    David Rosenberg ’02, Co-Founder and CEO of AeroFarms

    Ron Gonen ’04, Founder & CEO, Closed Loop Partners

    Carolyn Butler ’18 and Rich Amsinger ’18, Co-Founders, Manymoons 

    Ju Rhyu ’08, Co-Founder and CEO, Hero Cosmetics

    Connor Wilson ’15, Co-Founder, Thursday Boot Co.

    David Olk ’11, Co-Founder, ShopKeep

    Companies Launched

    Number of venture-backed CBS startups, past 10 years

    Funding Raised

    $ Billions raised by CBS startups, past 10 years


    Number of exits by CBS startups, past 10 years