Columbia University's Third Annual Entrepreneurship Festival

The annual #StartupColumbia Festival is Columbia University's two-day conference that brings together the Columbia's Global Entrepreneurial Community in celebration of innovation, entrepreneurship, and the creation of new ventures that make our lives better.  

On the first day of the Festival, 30 finalists from around the world will present their business models in the final, live round of the $250,000 Columbia Venture Competition.  The winners will be announced on the second day of the Festival.

This year, Festival organizers have chosen the theme "Unconventional Entrepreneurship".  Over the next few weeks, we'll be announcing the Festival agenda and our amazing panelists and speakers.  Sign up for our Festival newsletter below!

This year the Festival will be catered by more than 20 Columbia food founders.

The #StartupColumbia Festival is organized by Columbia University Entrepreneurship and two student clubs, the Columbia Organization for Rising Entrepreneurs (CORE) and Columbia Entrepreneurship Organization. The organizers gratefully acknowledge the support of Columbia Engineering, Columbia Business School, Columbia School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia College and the Columbia Institute for Data Sciences.  

We are also very grateful for the financial support of our sponsors.


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