Entrepreneurship Bootcamp-Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship - Carnegie Mellon University

Entrepreneurship Bootcamp

Entrepreneurship Bootcamp

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

Sponsored by: Carnegie Mellon Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Graduate Entrepreneurship Club & Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Association

2016 Bootcamp

Saturday, September 10, 2016
Time: TBD
Location: Rashid Auditorium (GHC 4401)

Stay tuned for more information.

2015 Bootcamp

Saturday, September 12, 2015
Time: 10:00 am to 6:30 pm
Location: Rashid Auditorium (GHC 4401)

Boot Camp: 10:00 am to 4:30 pm, Rashid Auditorium (GHC 4401)            
Networking Event: 5:00 pm, Project Olympus, 4620 Henry Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Entrepreneurship 101 (optional)-for newbies

Interested in entrepreneurship but have little to no experience? Learn the vocabulary and how startups differ from small businesses.


Entrepreneurship at CMU & Panel Discussions

Learn the ins and outs of entrepreneurship at CMU and in Pittsburgh from the perspective of startups and students. Plus, meet members from Innovation Works, AlphaLab, AlphaLab Gear, Idea Foundry, CTTEC and more.


Lunch & Break

Sponsored by the Graduate Entrepreneurship Club & Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Association

Design Thinking for New Business Ideas

Gain knowledge about idea generation and screening tools with CMU’s Cameron Tonkinwise, Associate Professor of Design.


Capture the Flag with flagtag

Win prizes with one of Project Olympus’ latest companies, flagtag, by interacting in teams to see who can gain the most entrepreneurial knowledge at CMU.

3:30pm How To: Entrepreneurship Career & Internship
Experience entrepreneurship as a career and internship.
3:45pm Making CONNECTIONS
Connect with the entrepreneurial community around you at CMU.

Networking at Project Olympus

Sponsored by the Graduate Entrepreneurship Club

*Subject to change

For more information contact Allyson Hince.

2014 Bootcamp

2013 Bootcamp

CIE Calendar

Bootcamp Materials

Entrepreneurship 101 [pdf]


Graduate Entrepreneurship Club

Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Association