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#StartupColumbia Festival is the University's two-day event that brings together our Startup Community in celebration of innovation and entrepreneurship.
April 28th is Day One and the culmination of the $250,000 Columbia Venture Competition.
130 alumni judges from Brooklyn to Beijing have helped us narrow down a field of
160 Columbia startups to just 30 finalists. The winners will be announced on Day Two of the Festival.
April 29th is Day Two when we move to Columbia’s Miller Theater for the Festival conference.
This year’s speakers include:
Snapchat founder, Evan Spiegel
Venmo founder, Iqram Magdon-Ismail
PBS FRONTLINE executive producer, Raney Aronson-Rath ‘95JRN
MIT Media Lab’s Personal Robots Group founder, Dr. Cynthia Breazeal
Food Pavilion featuring Columbia Food Founders
$250,000 in grant awards to the Columbia Venture Competition winners
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The Festival is organized by Columbia Entrepreneurship, CORE, CEO and the FinTech Club with support from the Data Sciences Institute, Columbia College and the schools of Engineering, Business, and SIPA. We are grateful for the support of our #StartupColumbia sponsors.
Columbia Food Founders' Fare
2016 Festival Highlights
Founders Story Danielle Chang ’97GSAS, Founder of Lucky Rice Explores Asian Cultures Through Food
Mini Keynote PBS FRONTLINE Executive Producer Raney Aronson-Rath ‘95JRN, talks about how virtual reality technology is changing storytelling and Journalism
Consumer Robotics – Introducing Jibo, The World's First Consumer Robot with panelists Dr. Cynthia Breazeal, MIT Media Lab Personal Robotics Group founder and Jibo Inc. Chief Scientist and Steve Chambers, Jibo Inc. CEO, Columbia engineering Professor. Moderator: Stuart Ellman, Managing Partner RRE Ventures.