Past Event

Venture Challenge Information Session

January 23, 2024
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Pulitzer Hall, 2950 Broadway, New York, NY 10027 The Brown Institute

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.

Contact Information

Brown Institute