Columbia Technology Ventures

Columbia Technology Ventures is the tech transfer office of Columbia University. Our core objective is to facilitate the transfer of inventions from academic research to outside organizations for the benefit of society on a local, national and global basis. Each year, CTV manages nearly 400 invention disclosures from faculty, 100 license deals and 15 new start-ups. In the last 20 years, CTV has launched over 180 companies based on Columbia's technologies. Of these companies, 90+ are still active, 40+ have received VC funding, and there have been 30 successful acquisitions or IPOs to date.