September 2008
The Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center at Columbia Business School

An Embarrassment of Riches

Associate Professor Murray Low, the executive director of The Eugene M. Lang Entrepreneurship Center, welcomes students to the Lang Center. Watch video here

Do What You Love

Restaurateur Marc Glosserman ’06 (EMBA) talks about Hill Country BBQ and how the CBS community continues to be a source of support to him as an alumnus. Watch video here

Islamic Justice Goes Global

Naif Al-Mutawa ’03 details how the concept for The 99, an Islamic superheroes comic book series, was born and how the Columbia Business School community contributed to its launch. Watch video here

Everything to Offer an Entrepreneur

Michael Dwork ’07 explains how he used the Columbia MBA experience to help develop his business. Watch video here

Women Entrepreneurs Network [WEN]

SoleMates co-founders Becca Brown ’07 and Monica Murphy ’07 describe the importance of a supportive entrepreneurial community to the launch of their business. Watch video here

Watch the September WEN meeting video featuring SoleMates

The Three Take-Aways

Hootan Mahallati ’07 shares the three things he took away from his MBA experience as an entrepreneur.  Watch video here

Learning by Doing

In January 2008, seven teams of Columbia Business School students from the Private Equity and Entrepreneurship in Africa Master Class visited companies in Nigeria, Tanzania, Ghana and South Africa. Watch their journey

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The Lang Center offers free passes to Columbia Business School entrepreneurs to the Harlem Garage near Columbia’s Morningside campus. Passes are now available for weekdays.

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