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Upcoming Events

Paypal Founder Levchin Visiting CMU

Tuesday, October 21
3:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Gates Hillman Center (details below)

Max Levchin, an entrepreneur, investor in early-stage startups and co-founder of PayPal and Yelp, will visit CMU on Tuesday, October 21 as part of a University Tech Tour organized by HVF, Levchin's San Francisco-based innovation and investment lab.

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Open Pitch with Max Levchin and HVF

Gates Hillman, Room 4405

4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Reception hosted by Affirm and the CMU School of Computer Science

Rashid Auditorium Commons

5:30 pm

Fireside Chat with Max Levchin

Rashid Auditorium, Gates Hillman, Room 4401

The Carnegie Mellon Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Works with its partners to serve the entire CMU community—departments, colleges, centers and campuses—to help bring research innovations and promising ideas to the global marketplace.

The center helps all entrepreneurial students, faculty, staff and alumni tap into the 'innovation ecosystem.'

Programs for the 2014-2015 academic year:

CONNECTS workshops

The Innovation Scholars Program for entrepreneurial undergraduates

The James R. Swartz Entrepreneurial Fellows Program for graduate students

The CMU I-Corps Site for selected entrepreneurial teams


Fall 2014 CONNECTS workshops announced!


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