Hosting Entrepreneur Office Hours at CTV's Venture Lab for the Columbia Community

This is part of my Series on University Entrepreneurship.

 Those of you in the Columbia community may want to take advantage of the Entrepreneur Office Hours I am hosting with my colleague Andres Soto at Columbia Tech Ventures' (CTV's) Venture Lab. This is the announcement that was sent out a few days ago:

Thinking seriously about a start-up or wondering if an entrepreneurial path is right for you?  Come to our Entrepreneur Office Hours!

Columbia Technology Ventures invites you to our popular Entrepreneur Office Hours, open to all faculty, students and staff, including Columbia graduate students and post-docs.  Entrepreneur Office Hours offers you the opportunity to tap the advice and guidance of our Venture Lab team, comprised of experienced entrepreneurs-in-residence, angel investors, and seasoned mentors .

We are here to help you brainstorm, provide guidance and perspective as you consider the following issues:

·       To launch or not to launch

·       How to develop and protect intellectual property

·       How to finance your company

·       Understanding the technology transfer process

·       Understanding the market you are entering

·       What resources are available to you

Entrepreneur Office Hours are offered by on a rolling basis, by appointment.  To schedule an appointment, email Andres Soto: andres.soto at columbia dot edu

ABOUT COLUMBIA TECHNOLOGY VENTURES – Columbia Technology Ventures is the technology transfer office of Columbia University.  With Columbia inventors and entrepreneurs, we partner with industry and investors to develop new technologies, products, and services, for the benefit of society.  We also serve as a resource for the Columbia community on matters relating to entrepreneurship, intellectual property, and technology commercialization.  For more information, please visit our website at


For Part Nineteen in this Series, click here