Global Entrepreneurship Week at Carnegie Mellon
Celebrate the entrepreneurial and innovative culture at CMU during the 5th 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.
Check out all the organizations involved in planning this year's GEW.
THANK YOUThis year's Global Entrepreneurship Week is sponsored by Velocity Street Ventures.
2013 Elevator Pitch Competiton Register
Date: Monday, November 18, Location: Simon Auditorium, Posner Hall, Time: 5:00PM - 6:00PM
Pitch your entrepreneurial ideas to a panel of Carnegie Mellon entrepreneurship professors. This year's panel 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 Register
Date: Tuesday, November 19, Location: NSH 3305 Time: 5:30 to 7:00 pm
•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 Register
Date: Wednesday, November 20 Location: Newell Simon Hall, CMU, Time: 5:30PM-9:00PM
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 angel investors, interact with real startups and receive feedback from real angel investors. Part of Global Entrepreneurship Week at CMU, this campus-wide event allows you cthe hance 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 Blue Tree Allied Angels
Date: Thursday, November 21, Location: Perlis Atrium, Newell Simon Hall, CMU, Time: 3:30PM-7:00PM. Sign up to attend.
More than 30 startups looking for full-time, part-time, interns, co-founders...in 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.
Date: Friday, November 22, Time: Lunch 12:00PM, Showcase 4:30PM
•Social Entrepreneur Luncheon, Location: Hamburg Hall 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