Events and Opportunities-Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship - Carnegie Mellon University


Have a startup idea? The Project Olympus incubator welcomes students, faculty and staff who are interested in exploring the possibility of creating a business. Find out more about the program and how to apply.


Sales and Marketing Strategies

Date: July 25, 2015
Time: 8:00am to 9:00am
Location: Project Olympus, 4620 Henry Street, Pittsburgh 15213
Feel like nobody gets what your product really does? Need help simplifying your idea? Meet with Adam Paulisick, serial entrepreneur and professor of sales and marketing at the Tepper School, to bring commercial clarity to your efforts. Email to make a half-hour appointment.

Hardware Design Consulting for Startups

Date: July 30, 2015
Time: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Location: Project Olympus, 4620 Henry Street, Pittsburgh 15213

Arrow Electronics is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Arrow specializes in IoT, semiconductors (passives, capacitors, electromechanical, and connectors), and power supplies for all applications. Contact to schedule an appointment.

Legal and Insurance Strategies for Startups

Date: Thursdays
Time: 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Project Olympus, 4620 Henry Street, Pittsburgh 15213
Find out what your startup should know about incorporation, contracting and insurance coverage from Sean Ruppert, Esq., a practicing business attorney and commercial insurance agent. Email for an appointment.

Patent and Trademark Expertise

Date: 1st and 3rd Thursdays
Time: 11:00am to 1:00pm
Location: Project Olympus, 4620 Henry Street, Pittsburgh 15213
Learn how to apply for patents and trademarks for your startup from intellectual property experts, including Craig Waller, registered patent attorney at the Webb Law Firm. Email for an appointment.



Learn about AlphaLab, Pittsburgh's startup accelerator, and how to apply to the program by signing up for office hours.

Center for Technology Transfer and Enterprise Creation (CTTEC) Office Hours

Date: Monday-Friday
Time: Varies
Location: Various locations across Carnegie Mellon Campus
CTTEC provides critical services to the CMU research community for building and spinning out new ventures. CTTEC's licensing managers hold weekly office hours around campus. Locations for office hours may change. Visit the website for more information:

Chatham's Center for Women's Entrepreneurship Office Hours

Date: Mondays
Time: 12:00pm-2:00pm
Location: Call or email 
Business Women: Need advice or have a business question? Call or e-mail Chatham's Center for Women's Entrepreneurship during our office hours every Monday from 12:00-2:00pm and one of our staff members will be available to talk with you about your business. Phone: 412-365-1253 Email: 

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