Past Event

Venture Challenge Information Session

January 31, 2024
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
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! Join us for breakfast and an opportunity to learn more about the Venture Challenge!

  • 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