The 2024 Startup Columbia Venture Challenge, featuring the Brown-sponsored "Media Track," is now open for early-stage ventures by Columbia students and recent alumni. This competition offers non-dilutive cash prizes to innovative media ventures, with applications open now! Join us for an Information Session to learn more about the competition and how it can jumpstart your venture!
Maybe you have an idea about how AI can help reporters in small newsrooms
Maybe you're interested in encouraging new forms of collaboration between reporters
Maybe you want to make working with data on your beat easier
Maybe tools for the verification of images is important
Maybe you're imagining a single-subject news site, or maybe it's a tool or platform, or maybe is a consultancy
Submissions are due by February 9, 2024 and winners not only receive cash prizes of up to $15k for their ventures but also scholarships for our 2024 Summer Entrepreneurship Program, and an opportunity to pitch for a grant of up to $100k.