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Upcoming Events:

Start Smart: Business Formation Seminar and Workshop

Thursday, February 5, 2015
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
University of Pittsburgh, Barco Law Building, Room 111
Presenter: David Lehman, K&L Gates

This seminar will cover the basic legal issues involved in Entity Formation, including founder arrangements, founder employment arrangements, splitting the founder's equity pie, founder agreements and employee equity.  

The seminar will be followed by a workshop where startups that are pre-company formation will have the chance to meet with law students who will develop a 'roadmap' covering recommended structure, operating agreement and other formation issues.*

*Startups interested in participating in the workshop should contact,
*Law students interested in participating in the workshop should contact,

The Carnegie Mellon Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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

Programs for the 2014-2015 academic year:

Project Olympus PROBE Projects for students, faculy and alumni

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

CONNECTS workshops for the CMU community

Inside-Out Commercialization Workshops for faculty, postdocs and senior graduate students


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