Columbia Technology Founders Track (CTech)

Applications for the next CTech Cohort are now open!

Learn more and apply here.

Founded by Dr. Song Li, PhD ’92, CTech gives technical Columbia MBA and Engineering students the tools to become world-class entrepreneurs by providing them with curriculum, mentorship, and networking opportunities, guiding the launch and growth of Columbia-founded and technology-enabled startups. 

CTech is a selective, cross-disciplinary program open to first year Engineering graduate students and rising second-year MBA students with technical backgrounds who are dedicated to launching and growing a tech-enabled startup while at Columbia.

Group photo of CTech Innovators 2019 Cohort

The Columbia Technology Founder’s Track (CTech) 2019-2020 cohort.


CTech represents a university-wide collaboration between the Business School’s Eugene Lang Center for Entrepreneurship, the Engineering School’s IEOR Department, and Columbia Entrepreneurship.