Welcome to the ultimate incubator: The Columbia Startup Lab is co-working facility located at WeWork Soho West that provides subsidized space for 71 Columbia alumni entrepreneurs to house and nurture their fledgling ventures. With over 40 startups from all over the Columbia campus, the Lab is the result of a unique partnership between the deans of Columbia College and the Schools of Business, Engineering, Law, and International and Public Affairs. While entry into the Lab is restricted to the schools listed above, the many of the workshops and events are open to the whole Columbia community.The Lab is a 5,100 sq.ft. co-working facility located at WeWork Soho West that provides subsidized space for 71 Columbia alumni entrepreneurs to house and nurture their fledgling ventures.
It is a testimony to Columbia University’s longstanding spirit of collaboration and burgeoning entrepreneurial community. CSL is open to young alumni founders and their teams from each of the partner schools listed above who are committed to working on their venture full-time. Eligibility details follow:
•Columbia Business School: 2015 graduates are eligible to apply
•All other schools: Young-alumni who graduated in May 2010 or later are eligible to apply
Some of the present cohorts are Alfredo who has handcrafted mens shoes in Italy, Thursdays Boots, Mara chemically free beauty products, Wandering Bear – the coffee that wonders its way over to you, Bundle organics the non GMO juice for moms, and new emerging genius’ in the fashion industry
where you can literally rent items from your closet and they do all the work you just buy the clothes and they rent them. Aisling
a former engineer makes the most beautiful knits handmade by aisling. And last but not lea st tech cashmere is here in the form of insane leggings and more by Ply Knits.
I had the honor to see these innovative game changers whose passion and ability is unparalleled. CFDA
watch out. There’s a new incubator in town, and these Ivy Leaguers