At the Columbia Startup Lab (CSL), the health and safety of our founders is our top priority. As we continue to navigate the situation with COVID-19, we are mindful of state and government policy, university guidelines, and public health recommendations.
As you know things change quickly, so please refer to this page for up-to-date information as we continue to adapt.
When is the move out date for the 2019-2020 CSL cohort?
Our move out date is scheduled for Friday, August 28, 2020.
When is the move in date for the 2020-2021 cohort?
Move-in is scheduled for Monday, September 9, 2020.
What resources are available to CSL members? How is CSL supporting startups?
All CSL programming continues virtually – i.e. office hours, workshops, problem-solution sessions, virtual coffee dates, etc. Additionally, all programming is offered to alumni of CSL.
Are you accepting applications for the 2020-2021 CSL cohort?
Yes, applications are open through May 1. Now more than ever, we want current students and alumni to know that we are a resource available to them. We believe a community like CSL can support and guide innovators through these difficult times. Learn more and apply here.
When we return to in-person (non-virtual) activities, what will CSL look like?
We will confer with public health professionals, WeWork, and Columbia University to institute best practices, with health and safety as the top priority.
Summary: CSL, A Virtual Community
Effective Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 8:00pm, CSL moved online and continues as a virtual community with tailored programming, mentorship, and a supportive community of founders helping one another navigate the entrepreneurial landscape. We are offering all current members and alumni access to the following:
- In Residence Program
- Problem Solution Sessions
- Virtual Coffee Dates
- Office Hours
- Brainstorming Sessions
For up to date information about COVID-19 and Columbia’s response, visit: https://www.columbia.edu/content/coronavirus
For up to date information about COVID-19 and WeWork’s response, visit: https://www.wework.com/ideas/landing-page/update-on-wework-response-to-novel-coronavirus/
For up to date information about COVID-10 and CSL’s reponse, visit this page for the most up to date information.
If you have any additional questions, please reach out to CSL Director, Daniella Raposo at firstname.lastname@example.org