Media and Technology News
January 23, 2014
The article features Infinitely Polar Bear, a new film focusing on a mother who enters Columbia Business School in order to save her family’s finances.
A Starring Role at Sundance for Columbia Business School
January 22, 2014
Prof. Rita McGrath notes that despite distance, professionals can have “marvelous relationships” with their virtual assistants.
January 08, 2014
David Rogers, executive director of BRITE, says surveillance by the NSA has damaged the ability of American tech companies to do business overseas.
Why Is the Government at CES?
December 20, 2013
Prof. McGrath says that Blackberry, outcompeted by competitors Apple and Samsung in recent years, has an uphill battle reentering the smartphone industry it used to dominate.
BlackBerry Hits the Reset Button on Its Core Business
December 17, 2013
“We’re very excited about this class,” said Vince Ponzo ’03, the director of the Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center. “These budding entrepreneurs represent the breadth of expertise at Columbia University.
December 11, 2013
Olapic, founded by Jose de Cabo ’10, Pau Sabria ’10, and Luis Sanz ’10 as a wedding photo app, now provides the technology that allows major brands to crowdsource customer photos and videos and turn them into marketing images.
November 06, 2013
Prof. Duggan offers tips on how to gain an edge from big data without sacrificing intuition, creativity, and critical thinking.
November 04, 2013
Prof. Moshe Cohen attributes the conservative pricing of new stocks like Twitter to investor anxiety in the wake of Facebook’s IPO flop.
Post–Facebook IPOs Leave Money on the Table
October 24, 2013
Prof. Moshe Cohen says that as Twitter goes public, many questions about how its evolving business model will sustain growth and deliver returns for advertisers remain unanswered.
Twitter Sets I.P.O. Price at $17 to $20 a Share
October 04, 2013
Prof. Cohen says that the volatility of markets during the government shutdown makes Twitter’s upcoming IPO a risky move.
Twitter’s IPO #openingthekimono
September 13, 2013
David Rogers, Executive Director of BRITE, notes that “for the first time, advertisers can place ads not just against a media property but against our collective conversations.”
Twitter IPO: What It Means for You
September 13, 2013
James Moore, Entrepreneur in Residence at the Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center, says that a successful IPO from Twitter would boost investor confidence in both public and private markets.
The Payday at Twitter Many Were Waiting For