New research from Professor Ray Fisman and his colleagues shows that linking a product with a charity donation is an effective way to boost sales.
More than 55 MBA students in the Social Enterprise Program participated in the Summer Fellowship Program. Read more about their experiences.
Established businesses can reinvigorate their products and services, says Rita McGrath, if they are willing to cast aside assumptions that impede the development of new business models.
Dozens of students took part in the annual A. Lorne Weil Outrageous Business Plan Competition. What was the winning idea?
Dean Glenn Hubbard talks about why progressive tax rates tend to deter new entrepreneurs and how far governments should go to create a favorable environment for entrepreneurship.
At the 6th Annual Healthcare Conference, industry leaders said they are focused on innovation, value-rich offerings and the emergence of new global markets and technologies.
Should we really be encouraging students to start businesses early in their careers?
A group of Columbia Business School students attended the annual Net Impact Conference last weekend, where one topic of discussion was the future of energy. What business models have the greatest growth potential?
Bill Duggan explains how innovations are made, from idea to implementation.
Innovative, upstart ventures have a crucial role to play in economic recovery, says Michael A. M. Keehner, who suggests it may be time to give entrepreneurs a stimulus package of their own.
Take a risk early in your career or go to an organization where you can learn the ropes? On our annual trip to Silicon Valley, MBA students gained insights on both schools of thought.
Despite all the fuss about offshoring to Bangalore, Amar Bhide claims it can't transform India's economy. Here, he explains the reforms needed to spur business growth and put India on the fast track.
In his new book, Bill Duggan reveals how to cultivate strategic intuition to drive innovation, solve problems and capitalize on unforeseen opportunities.
Entrepreneurs who launch new ventures away from industry hubs find that knowledge is portable.
"You need to know when to get out of the way," Craig Newmark told students about his decision to select a CEO for Craigslist. So how does a founder know when? Entrepreneurship professor Brendan Burns shares his insight.
What is the best way to experiment with your business model? Management professor Rita McGrath shares her insights.
New financial tools and technologies are poised to change the way microfinance is practiced, says Suresh Sundaresan.
At Columbia Business School's 5th Annual Healthcare Conference, industry leaders said they are looking for ways to drive innovation.
For aspiring entrepreneurs, previous employer size can forecast performance and commitment.
What are entrepreneurs are doing, and what role can VCs play, to bring more women into the world of start-ups and venture capital?
Professor Geoff Heal says there are two actions that can mitigate the effect of greenhouse gases on the planet.
In a new book, Rita Gunther McGrath discusses how taking calculated risks, while learning along the way, can pave the road to success.
In today's rapidly changing business environment, innovation and creativity are critical to help a company survive and thrive.
Profs. Fisman and Usher, co-directors of the Social Enterprise Program, discuss the importance of equipping student entrepreneurs with the framework and ideas that will help them in innovating for social change.
In a live interview with CNBC’s Squawk Box, Dean Hubbard announces Ronald O. Perelman’s gift of $100 million. In recognition of Perelman’s generosity, one of the School’s two new buildings will be named the Ronald O. Perelman Center for Business Innovation.
Congratulations to the A. Lorne Weil Start Up Pitch Competition Winners
Follow Us!: Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Columbia
Denise Adusei '10 Opens a Harlem Preschool
The 2013 Lang Fund Investments
Alumni Profile: Jennifer Maanavi '00, Physique 57
Looking For An Incubator This Summer?
The Real Deal: Denise Adusei '10 and Kesha Cash '10
Columbia Business School would like to invite you to our new Spark Social Venture Workshop series!Ã?Â
Spark provides Social Innovators with an opportunity to explore resources, connections and potential solutions to help their social ventures, by tapping the collective knowledge within Columbia University, and the larger entrepreneurial and social impact community in the New York area and beyond.
This workshop is open to all who are willing to bring their ideas, experience, and connections to help solve social and environmental challenges that these social innovators aim to address.
This event is supported by theÃ?Â Social Enterprise Program, theÃ?Â Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center and theÃ?Â Social Enterprise ClubÃ?Â at Columbia Business School.
MBA Entrepreneurs Think Outside the Box for Beauty Business
Students Support Local Entrepreneurs During New Orleans Entrepreneur Week
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