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Nick Cox CC '11 and Brian Valero CC '12: Drop Global

June 10, 2014

Drop Global is turning solo action sports into a social experience, making it easy for sports fans share information and connect with one another by tagging everything from prime surfing locations to great skate parks. 

Class Day Speaker Dan Futterman CC'89 Welcomes Newest Alumni

May 23, 2014

On a glorious sunny day the 1,026 members of the Class of 2014 joined the ranks of alumni on Class Day, May 20, 2014.  

Cooper Pickett CC'10: Longneck and Thunderfoot

May 18, 2014

If a company can’t tell a meme from a viral video, it might be time to rethink its online strategy. That’s where Longneck and Thunderfoot comes in, helping companies develop an online voice and web presence in order to stay relevant in the digital world.

Aditya Mukerjee CC’12 : BoardRounds

May 18, 2014

The former publisher of Spectator says that his experience running the independent student newspaper during its 135th managing board session was the perfect training ground for taking on the responsibility of founding and running his own company. 

Matt Star CC’12: Rawr Denim/Heddels

May 18, 2014

Rawr Demin is one of 31 startups chosen for the Columbia Startup Lab, a venture that offers discounted rent in a SoHo co-working space (called WeWork) for young alumni with big plans for their companies.

John Mascari CC’08: Bundle Organics

May 13, 2014

He and his business partner, Kwany Lui, noticed their expectant friends and family looking for healthful and delicious ways to get more nutrients; from this need, Bundle Organics was born

The Columbia StartUp Lab

April 27, 2014

Bringing together entrepreneurial alumni in one place to build a community dedicated to sharing ideas and growing businesses, the Lab opened on June 10, offering networking opportunities, heavily subsidized rent and an open co-working experience for young alumni who have started their own businesses. 

Carolyn Yim CC’11: +PLY

April 27, 2014

The founder of +PLY, a site that gives shoppers direct access to her family’s knitwear line, wants to bridge the gap between fashion manufacturers and consumers to create a more seamless shopping experience.

Another Opening, Another Varsity Show

April 20, 2014

In its business of satirizing Columbia in song and dance, little is off-limits for the Varsity Show. The popularity of the student-produced musical stems precisely from its penchant for commenting on sensitive issues with a humorous eye.

The Marriage of True Minds

April 20, 2014

Gilbert and Sullivan. George and Ira Gershwin. Rodgers and Hammerstein. Dorothy Fields and anybody. Tom Kitt CC’96 (music) and Brian Yorkey CC’93 (book and lyrics) could someday join that pantheon. 

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