Events -Project Olympus - Carnegie Mellon University


Application Ending Soon

Application deadline: Monday, September 8, 2014

The James R. Swartz Entrepreneurial Fellows Program is taking applications for this year's cohort.

Open to all incoming and current graduate students at the Pittsburgh and Silicon Valley campuses.

Swartz Fellows Info Session

Date: Friday, August 29
Time: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Location: Posner Hall 151

Interested in learning more about the Swartz Fellows Program? Talk with current Fellows about their experiences.


Entrepreneurship Boot Camp

Date: Saturday, September 6
Time: 10:00 am to 3:15 pm; 4:30 pm Networking reception
Location: Doherty Hall 2210; Project Olympus

*Registration for the 2014 CIE Entrepreneurship Bootcamp is now closed! To be added to the waiting list please contact Allyson Hince.

Join the CMU Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at our Entrepreneurship Boot Camp for a one-day glimpse into entrepreneurship at CMU and in Pittsburgh. This popular event kicks off our CONNECTS workshop series. All CMU students are welcome.

The MediaThon

Date: Saturday, September 6
Location: PNC Park

The MediaThon is coming to Pittsburgh! Join us Saturday, Sept. 6, at PNC Park, to compete for a $1,000 prize, creating media of all types --  video, text, apps, images, blogs and more -- about news.

CONNECTS: How to Evaluate My Startup Idea

Date: Friday, September 12
Time: 3:00 to 4:30 pm
Location: Gates 4405

Have lots of ideas but don’t know which one to pursue? This workshop will provide the steps needed to narrow the list and help you determine which ideas are a good use of your time.

Our CONNECTS series enhances the experiential education of any individual interested in starting a company. Tailored mainly for students to help take their ideas from conception to commercialization, the workshops run throughout the academic year. Teams looking for talent and talent looking for teams can CONNECT at these events.

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Entrepreneurial Opportunities


The goal of Algorithmia is to give developers the ability to turn algorithms into scalable web services with a single click. Application developers can then integrate the algorithm into their own applications. There are several job openings for developers at Algorithmia. If interested, apply here. CMU alumni preferred.


Pittsburgh-based social venture, GTECH, has become a nationally-recognized leader in sustainable, innovative community and economic development. GTECH has launched a new initiative, the Applied Innovation Fellowship, which combines opportunities for direct community impact and social venture development. All students are invited to apply by August 29.