Learn about upcoming deadlines and the application process, have the chance to ask any questions you may have, and network with other social and environmental venture teams! You will also hear from portfolio members Jason Friesen, ’12MPH, founder, Trek Medics International, Sylvana Sinha, ’04LAW, founder, Praava Health, Joscha Raue, co-founder, Think.iT, and Linh Le, '09SEAS, founder, Bonbouton, as they share their ventures' missions and experiences working with the center.
The Tamer Fund for Social Ventures provides seed grants of up to $25,000 to nonprofit, for-profit, and hybrid early-stage social and environmental ventures. Funding is made available to around seven ventures each year. To be eligible, ventures must be led by Columbia University students, alumni, faculty or researchers, or be advised and have significant involvement by Columbia University faculty or researchers.