Alma Bwogger Jenny Zhu investigates the fallibilities of a student startup.
In the “‘Rise of the Rest’ Entrepreneurship Across America” event last night, a panel discussed the future of entrepreneurship and the policy changes that will affect it. Hosted by Columbia SIPA, the program took place under the dome of Low Library. New Bwogger Michael Beltz shares his experience. The panel’s speakers included notable and experienced […]
On Tuesday afternoon Bwog sent staff writer Nikki Shaner-Bradford to a talk and Q&A with entrepreneur Miki Agrawal, organized by Barnard’s Smart Women Lead and Pre-Health Organization, so that she could learn more Agrawal’s start-ups, scuffle with the MTA, and thoughts on how to do “cool shit.” Yesterday afternoon Miki Agrawal, CEO of Thinx and an […]
Peter Thiel is a co-founder of PayPal and an early investor in Facebook. Yesterday night, he came to campus to promote his new book, Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build The Future. Armchair Analyst Kevin Chen went to see what it was all about. As an audience consisting mostly of well-dressed […]
Someone call CCE, because boy have we got a job for you. Posted on an EC bulletin board, some Barnard senior is putting together a coalition of “fucking brilliant and chill” classmates in order to make boatloads of money and “capitalize on each other’s work ethic.” Bwog is unsure as to the business model being […]
This morning Columbia, the World Bank, and New York City Global Partners convened to discuss the role of global cities in promoting business innovation, entrepreneurship, and job growth. While some students protested the event, Bwog’s Entrepreneurial Expert Alex Eynon attended to bring you the low-down. Suits, government officials from twenty-one nations, and of course, Columbia students, streamed into Low […]
Tomorrow begins a new semester, but you still have all of last semester’s books lying around and none for the Spring. Have no fear! In this “Information Age” we live in, there is a smörgåsbord of methods for dumping old books and purchasing new ones, and we’ve compiled a list of them for you. Online: […]
Food trucks have been all the rage for some time now, and they’ve begun to creep into Morningside Heights. We’ve had the Dessert Truck. We’ve still got the Wafels & Dinges truck. But how about something a bit less sweet, and a bit more personal? How about a student-run truck devoted to serving Columbia and […]