Columbia Venture Community (CVC) is a private community for Columbia alumni, students, and staff who are interested in all aspects of entrepreneurship and innovation. The group welcomes members from any Columbia University school, sector, or industry function (e.g., entrepreneur, investor, designer, lawyer, etc.).
CVC seeks to foster entrepreneurship by facilitating communication, providing access to resources, and creating a vibrant community. Members meet every few weeks to participate in an array of events including incubation nights, demo nights, speaker panels, private dinners, and happy hours.
Individuals must supply their current or former Columbia email address (UNI) to become a member.
CVC is endorsed by Columbia University and is classified as a "shared interest group" (SIG), though it operates as a fully autonomous entity.