More than 200 people climbed the vertiginous three flights of the trendy Norwood Club, to hoist a glass of champagne and celebrate the latest “one-night only,” The Art of Shopping pop-up store. On this night, five women entrepreneurs, all with complementary luxury products from vintage eye wear, handbags, women’s and men’s fashion to affordable art, enthusiastically greeted the steady stream of customers. Continue reading “Women Entrepreneurs “Pop Up” For a Night of Art and Fashion in Chelsea”
Omar Haroun, CEO, Sportaneous, talks about his fitness venture that customizes your ideal workout, where you want it, when you want it. Continue reading “Get Fit With Sportaneous: Whenever, Wherever”
To capitalize on New York City’s booming startup activity, Columbia Business School opened
ColumbiaBusinessLab, a co-working space for entrepreneurs and recent alumni, in the summer of 2012. Continue reading “Glenn Hubbard Visits Entrepreneurs at Columbia Business Lab”
Members from the Columbia Business School community on how the school explores business opportunities in India, and develops the next generation of that India’s business leaders.
Four Columbia Business School students consulted with hotel owner and Dar es Salaam entrepreneurs, Joseph and Damasi Mfugale, on how to build their Peacock Hotel chain, from three-stars into a five-star hotel.
Charlly Greene, Columbia Business School student, class of ’08, talks about her participation in the African Entrepreneurship Master Class.
The Columbia Business School team meets Joseph and Damasi Mfugale, owner and ceo of the Peacock Hotel. The Mfugales take the CBS team on a tour of their $2 million hotel expansion that will include a spa, conference center and luxury suites.
Joseph Mfugale, 64, is the founder,. He recevied his MBA from the University of Lusanne, Switzerland.
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Damasi takes the Columbia Business School students to survey the proposed site for their beachfront luxury hotel on the Kigamboni Peninsula. The site is a five-minute ferry ride from Dar with an additional 10-minute drive from the Kigamboni ferry. This day, the ride took almost two hours.
Damasi and the Columbia Business School team finally arrive at the beach front property. The Mfugales paid the Tanzanian government $100,000 for the prime real estate. There is a catch.
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