Entrepreneurship Boot Camp-Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship - Carnegie Mellon University

Entrepreneurship Boot Camp

Entrepreneurship Boot Camp, a one-day glimpse into entrepreneurship at CMU and Pittsburgh, is the kick off to our CONNECTS series.

2015 Boot Camp

Saturday, September 12, 2015
Time: TBA
Location: Doherty Hall 2210

2014 Boot Camp

Saturday, September 6, 2014
Doherty Hall 2210

Boot Camp: 10:00am – 4:00pm, Doherty Hall 2210              
Networking Event: 4:30pm, Project Olympus, Henry Street


Entrepreneurship 101 (optional)-for newbies
Interested in entrepreneurship but have little to no experience? Learn the vocabulary and how startups differ from a small business.
11:00am Entrepreneurship at CMU & Pittsburgh + Lunch
Learn the ins and outs of entrepreneurship at CMU and Pittsburgh. Plus meet members from Innovation Works, AlphaLab, AlphaLab Gear and CTTEC.
12:15pm Design Thinking for New Business Ideas
Gain knowledge of idea generation and screening tools.
2:15pm Project Olympus PROBE Panel
Meet Project Olympus PROBEs and learn how to become one.
2:45pm How To: Entrepreneurship Career & Internship
Experience entrepreneurship as a career and internship.
3:15pm Making CONNECTIONS
Connect with the entrepreneurial community around you at CMU.

Networking Event at Project Olympus

Sponsored by the Entrepreneurship Venture and Capital Club

*Subject to change

2013 Boot Camp

The 2013 Boot Camp, held on Friday, September 13, 2013, focused on four main sessions: 1) an introduction to entrepreneurship, 2) an idea screening workshop led by Innovation Works’ Frank Demmler, 3) Design Thinking for New Business Ideas, which allowed you to gain knowledge of new idea generation and screening tools and 4) a Networking Event at AlphaLab, the Pittsburgh accelerator. Take a look at the 2013 Entrepreneurship Boot Camp Schedule (pdf) in more detail.

For more information contact Allyson Hince.

CIE Calendar
Entrepreneurship 101 [pdf]

Bootcamp Materials