Global Entrepreneurship Week-Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship - Carnegie Mellon University

Global Entrepreneurship Week @ Carnegie Mellon

November 17-21, 2014

Celebrate the entrepreneurial and innovative culture at CMU during the annual Global Entrepreneurship Week! Be a part of the world's largest celebration of innovators and job creators who launch startups and bring ideas to life.

Stay tuned for more information.

2014 Events

  • Elevator Pitch Competition

  • Think Like An Angel

  • Startup Job Fair

  • ISI SociaI Innovation Interactive Showcase


For questions, please contact Sonya Ford


The 2014 Global Entrepreneurship Week @ CMU is sponsored by Velocity Street Ventures.

2013 Schedule

Elevator Pitch Competition

Monday, November 18, 2013
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Posner Hall, Simon Auditorium

Pitch your entrepreneurial ideas to a panel of Carnegie Mellon entrepreneurship professors, which this year consists of Dave Mawhinney, Bill Courtright and Robert Culbertson. Apply for the chance to win $300 in prizes and receive valuable feedback on the delivery and content of your pitch. Members of the audience will vote for their favorite pitch - the audience award.

Brought to you by the UEA (Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Association)

Start Smart: Protecting Your Company's Intellectual Property Seminar

Tuesday, November 19, 2013
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Newell Simon Hall, Room 3305

•How to protect your company's IP
•How not to infringe on another's IP
•How to handle IP created by your employee, including non-compete clauses
•Which to use: copyright, patents, trademarks, trade secrets
•First to file vs First to invent: changes in US patent law

Brought to you by Project Olympus & The Innovation Practice Institute at the University of Pittsburgh

Think Like An Angel

Wednesday, November 20, 2013
5:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Newell Simon Hall

Modeled after VCIC , Think Like an Angel is a unique twist on its formula. During this extremely popular annual event, you get an opportunity to act as an angel investor, interact with actual startups and receive feedback from real angel investors. Part of Global Entrepreneurship Week at CMU, this campus-wide event allows you the chance to work with a cross-campus team. Prizes total $500!

Selection is on first-come, first-served basis, so sign up!

Brought to you by the EVC Club and BlueTree Allied Angels

Startup Job Fair

Thursday, November 21, 2013
3:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Newell Simon Hall, Perlis Atrium

More than 30 startups looking for full-time, part-time, interns, software dev, design, marketing, bus development... will be gathered in one place to recruit talent. Free and open to all in the region.

Brought to you by Pittsburgh Meetup and Project Olympus

ISI Interactive Showcase

Friday, November 22, 2013
Lunch* 12:00 pm, Showcase 4:30 pm
*Social Entrepreneur Luncheon, Hamburg Hall, Room 1000

Come join the Institute for Social Innovation's Social Entrepreneur Luncheon and engage with budding social innovators who will be presenting their ventures.

Interactive Social Innovation Showcase, Location: Hamburg Hall Foyer

Come join the Institute for Social Innovation's Interactive Social Innovation Showcase, where you will have the opportunity to engage with various technologies.

Brought to you by the Institute of Social Innovation at Carnegie Mellon

2013 GEW Organizers

sponsored by

velocity street ventures

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