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Alumni Founders - Apply for Lang Funding

For the first time in its 20+ year history, The Lang Fund is opening up a selection process for early-stage, alumni-founded startups. The Eugene M. Lang Entrepreneurial Initiative Fund ("The Lang Fund") provides early-stage funding (typically $25-50K) to qualifying startups.

Criteria: The Lang Fund is looking for CBS alumni-founded ventures that fit the following criteria:

  • Pre-seed or seed stage companies, ideally post-revenue with 6 months of customer data

  • At least one member of the founding team must be a CBS alum

  • The founding team must all be working full-time on their venture

  • The venture must be raising, or looking to raise a round within the next 12 months

  • The Lang Fund is geographically and sector agnostic

Important Dates

  • 1/5/21 - Alumni Submission Window Opens – Apply

  • 2/2/21 – Alumni Submission Window Closes - Companies will be selected on a rolling basis

  • 2/24/21 – Selected Alumni Ventures Pitch to Screening Committee

  • Mid-March – Final Round Pitch, investment decisions are made by Lang Fund Investment Committee

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