Guest Speaker

Unlocking CBS Entrepreneurship & Analytics Programs


Ayumi Ode on 5/12/2023

You can download the presentation material in Japanese at this link.

The Japan Chapter of Columbia Venture Community (CVC) hosted a virtual talk with current Columbia Business School students who shared the latest trends on Entrepreneurship & Analytics Programs and extracurricular activities at Columbia Business School (CBS) in New York City. In this virtual talk, we touched on the following topics:

- Current status of entrepreneurship-related curriculum offered by CBS (for students with interests in starting own business, joining an existing startup, intrapreneurship, and working as a startup investor)
- Current status of Analytics (Statistics, Econometrics, coding, AI, etc) curriculum offered by CBS
- Startup-related internships obtained by CBS students

コロンビアベンチャーコミュニティ・ジャパンチャプター(CVC Japan)では、ニューヨークにあるコロンビアビジネススクール(CBS)のアントレプレナーシッププログラムや課外活動、及び昨今のトレンドになりつつあるアナリティクス分野のプログラムについて、コロンビアビジネススクールの現役学生が語るオンラインイベントを開催しました。主なトピックは下記の通りです。

- ⁠CBSが提供するアントレプレナーシップ関連のカリキュラム(起業 / 既存スタートアップジョイン/社内起業/スタートアップ投資に関心のある方)について
- CBSが提供するアナリティクス関連のカリキュラム(統計、計量経済学、プログラミング、AI等)について
- CBS在校生のスタートアップ関連インターンシップの獲得状況

Student Speakers


Soichiro Miyano | Columbia Business School (Class of 2023)

Fully sponsored by MUFG Bank, one of the world’s leading financial groups, Soichiro is currently studying at Columbia Business School (Class of 2023). He joined MUFG Bank as a new graduate and has experience in Corporate Finance, Project Finance, Trade Finance, and so on, as a coverage banker for a general trading company. He also has experience planning new graduate recruitment and was in charge of family businesses. Soichiro earned a Bachelor of Arts (BA) from the University of Tokyo.

宮野 壮一朗 | Columbia Business School (Class of 2023)



Masato Sasaki | Columbia Business School (Class of 2023)

Masato is currently studying at Columbia Business School (Class of 2023). Before pursuing his MBA, he worked as an investment professional at Japan Industrial Partners, one of Japan's largest private equity firms, where he focused on deal sourcing and value creation in the technology sector. Prior to that, he served as Vice President in the TMT (Technology, Media, and Telecommunications) coverage team at SMBC Nikko Securities. He holds an undergraduate degree in Economics from Waseda University. He and his wife recently welcomed their first daughter while residing in NY.

佐々木 雅人 | Columbia Business School (Class of 2023)