Columbia Venture Competition 2021
Applications for the Columbia Venture Competition 2021 are now open!
Columbia Engineering sponsors two tracks: Urban Works India and Technology Challenge
CVC 2021 Timeline
February 10: First round submissions due
February 22: First round winners announced
March 10: Second round submissions due
March 22: Second round winners announced
April 5 – 9: Finalist teams pitch
Columbia Venture Competition: Previous Winners
CVC 2020 Technology Challenge Winners: For students and alumni who have graduated in the past 5 years and have a tech-based solution.
1st place (Tie) – avoMD: Point-of-care personal assistant for doctors by doctors
1st place (Tie) – EVQLV: an Artificial Intelligence Company Accelerating Biologic Therapies
3rd place – Dialectica Inc: Advanced-stage Kidney Failure Management
CVC 2020 Urban Works India Winners: For students and alumni who have graduated in the past 5 years and want to work on solutions for urban India.
Extrinsic Labs: behavioral insights and gamification for organizational development
Kara Water: using humidity to produce ultra-pure and great tasting water
CVC 2019 Technology Challenge Winners: For students and alumni who have graduated in the past 5 years and have a tech-based solution.
1st place – Octopus Robotics : Solved force sensing for robotics.
2nd place – Serengeti: AI data collective for marketers.
3rd place – Capcell Biologic: Implants to treat rare disease
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Pictured above are teams Octopus Robotics, CapCell Biologics, and Serengeti.
CVC 2018 Technology Challenge Winners:
1st place (Tie) – TempRes Technologies: Direct injection therapy for locally-advanced pancreatic cancer.
Team Members: Chathuranga De Silva ’17SEAS, Porakrit Leophairatana ’17SEAS
1st place (Tie) – vasAR: Revolutionizing endovascular surgery through augmented reality guidance.
Team Members: Samantha Siu ’18CC, Gabrielle J. Loeb ’18PS, Shirin Sadri ’21PS
3rd place – Advance H20: Next-generation cost saving analytics for water/wastewater treatment.
Team Members: Kartik Chandran (Professor, Columbia Engineering), Young Lee (PowerBridgeNY), Halil Kurt (PostDoc, Columbia Engineering)