Columbia Technology Founders Track (CTech)

Founded by Dr. Song Li, PhD ’92, CTech gives technical Columbia MBA and graduate 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 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.

Applications for the 2021 – 2022 Cohort are now open!

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.