Investor Matching

CVC partners with venture capital firms whose new funds have a total of $7B+ to invest. About 15% of the companies that apply will be introduced to our investor partners. Historically, 30% of those teams have received an investment offer.


Who can apply

Companies whose founders, investors, or key employees have ties to Columbia University can apply.

We look for ventures across all stages and verticals to match with top VCs and accelerators in our network.

How to Apply

The application is open twice a year. The next opportunity to apply will be in August 2019.

To be notified when the application opens, please sign up here.

In our selection process, we have a bias towards traction and teams who can execute.


Dear Investor, contact us if you want to get in touch with the best Columbia-affiliated teams and startups.

We’ll find and monitor the companies in our network that fit your investment thesis and criteria.


Let us know if you managed to get funding with the help of Columbia Venture Community.

If you want your success story featured on our site and social media, please contact us.


If you have any questions, please email: