Check out these external resources for getting your idea off the ground, and this list of all the entrepreneurship teams across the University that can help you start up.


What you need to make it official and incorporate your startup.

Stripe Atlas

Pitching and Fundraising

Sample templates and advice to get you started on raising money for your startup.

Sample Seed Round Pitchdeck

More Pitchdeck Advice

Building an Investor Pipeline Spreadsheet

Startup Toolkit

External resources for the fundamentals of entrepreneurship, building your business model, networking, and getting inspiration.

Lean Launchpad Free Online Course

Business Model Canvas

Startup School

When it Comes to These Company Building Blocks, Borrow From Others

Gary's Guide


How I Built This

Campus Centers & Groups

Columbia has innovation hubs across the University and dedicated teams at each school! Get to know the resources that can help you on your entrepreneurship journey.

Columbia Startup Lab (CSL) Uptown

Columbia Startup Lab (CSL) Soho

Columbia Makerspace

Entrepreneurship Resources at Columbia Libraries

Student Clubs - Undergraduate and Graduate

Columbia Engineering Entrepreneurship

Athena Entrepreneurs - Barnard

Entrepreneurship at the Data Science Institute

The Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center - CBS

Tamer Center for Social Enterprise - CBS

Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic - Columbia Law

Entrepreneurship & Policy @ SIPA

The Brown Institute - Columbia Journalism

MetaProp Accelerator and GSAPP Incubator - GSAPP

Columbia Healthcare Ventures - Mailman School of Public Health

Startup Sector Jobs - Center for Career Education

Columbia's Center for Spatial Research

Columbia Technology Ventures

Columbia Lab-to-Market (L2M) Accelerator Network