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
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
We encourage alumni to apply here.