Community Announcements

Keep Updated with Announcements from All Across Our Community

COVID-19 Funding Opportunities

Columbia Research has compiled a list of funding opportunities offered by federal and non-federal sources for COVID-19 research. Apply here. 


Data Fellowship

Human Capital’s Delta Fellowship gives students a $50k grant and hands-on mentorshipfrom some of the most successful student founders to spend the summer solving problems worth pursuing. We’re looking for great people—no business idea required. Apply by March 14th. Apply here.


Tamer Center Social Enterprise Summer Fellowship 2021

Are you working at an organization with social or environmental value this summer? You may be eligible for the Tamer Center Social Enterprise Summer Fellowship Program! The Tamer Fund’s Social Enterprise Summer Fellowships are now open. With 3 rolling deadlines on 3/15, 4/1, and 4/15; fellowships will be awarded on a rolling basis. Apply here.


NYC Regional Business Plan Competition

An annual Statewide Competition featuring student teams from all of New York. The NYC-BPC final event will take place virtually on April 9th. Winners are eligible for a $500 prize. Find out more here. Applications are due March 22nd. Apply here.


Columbia Startup Lab Cohort Applications

The Columbia Startup Lab is a co-working facility that provides subsidized space for Columbia alumni entrepreneurs to house and nurture their fledgling ventures. 
CSL has been headquarters to more than 300 Columbia-founded startups and over 400 members, in industries from FinTech to Fashion to Food and more. In total, these early-stage companies have raised more than $66.5M in venture funding and generated exit and acquisition value of $100M. Apply here.


Joining Emergent Need Projects Through NSIN

Opportunities are open for those looking to be involved in new projects supporting DoD customers. Upcoming topics include autonomy, AI/ML, gaming, ad tech, cyber, and intelligence applications. Especially strong submissions of interest will be considered for SBIR letters of support. Apply here.


Startup Studio Program

FedTech is a venture builder at the intersection of U.S. entrepreneurship, breakthrough technologies, and mission-driven organizations. They pair entrepreneurs with a technology sourced from a federal, national, or university lab that shows promising market potential. During the Startup Studio program, entrepreneurs focus on validating the technology and potential business models through customer discovery. Apply here.


skape – Recruiting IOS/Android Developers

skape is searching for IOS/Android developers to join their team and help them carry out their vision to innovate the Landscaping and Snowplowing industries. skape seeks to connect homeowners with landscapers or “skapers” through a google maps plot size database, merging homeowner’s property size and their selected services to form a total price for nearby skapers to confirm and complete the job. If you would like to be a part of this journey, please contact Ryan Napolitano at (631)742-9284, or Learn more about skape here.


Wallet Max – Full Stack Dev Internship

Wallet Max is a FinTech app looking for full stack mobile developers interns to start virtually at the earliest possible. If you have experience in one or more of these technologies (Flutter, Python, Node JS, Mongo DB, REST API, AWS) – please email your resume to This is an unpaid position, however you will gain a lot of direct experience with an early-stage startup. We plan to launch our personal finance app in Spring 2021, and the Founder/CEO is currently in Columbia Business School (EMBA ’21). Apply here.


Columbia Build Lab

Columbia Build Lab, in partnership with the Lang Center, connects MBA founders with an idea to talented Columbia undergraduates who can help create and scale that idea into a minimum viable product (MVP). Learn more here.