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CARNEGIE MELLON CIE: FEATURED EVENTS

CONNECTS: The Business Model Canvas

Date: September 19, 2014
Time: 3:00 to 4:30 pm
Location: CMU/Gates Hillman, Room 4303

The goals of this workshop are to identify and explain innovative business models and to help you determine what will work and what won't. The workshop is presented by Dave Mawhinney, co-director of the Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship and Managing Director of the Open Field Entrepreneurs Fund. Prior to coming to Carnegie Mellon, Dave was the co-founder and CEO of mSpoke and has more than 20 years of experience starting companies.

TALK: Study Abroad in Budapest Featuring Gabor Bojar, Founder of AIT (For CMU CS Majors)

Date: Monday, September 29, 2014 (See flyer for more information)
Time: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Location: Gates 6501

Attention CMU Computer Science majors! Gabor Bojar, founder of Aquincum Institute of Technology (AIT) Budapest and IT Entrepreneur, will be here to discuss this exciting program geared towards computer science and engineering majors. Gabor has a background in computer science, software engineering and computational biology.

TechStars, Sprint Accelerator Kansas City Recruiting Event at CMU

Date: Thursday, October 2, 2014
Time: 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Location: University Center/Rangos

Mark your calendar for this exciting event! TechStars Managing Director, John Fein and his team will be at CMU to conduct a recruiting event for their Sprint Accelerator (Kansas City), a three-month, immersive mentorship-driven startup accelerator with a focus on healthcare. TechStars, the number one accelerator in the world, provides seed funding, mentorship, and an amazing network of mentors and alumni. This event will also include a pitch competition.

Applications are now open for the 2015 Sprint Accelerator Program (mobile health) in Kansas City. Apply here.

More details will be announced in next week's bulletin.
 
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AVAILABLE POSITIONS AT PITTSBURGH STARTUP TRULY ACCOMPLISHED

The mission of Truly Accomplished is to provide real-time solutions to help you or your organization manage competing priorities to reach desired goals. The Pittsburgh-based startup is launching a major research initiative, thanks to funding by Innovation Works. This initiative has created opportunities for a Connection Coordinator and an Interim Partnership Director. For questions, contact Alissa Atwood.

TOY STARTUP LOOKING TO GROW THEIR TEAM

Pittsburgh startup AE Dreams was created by recent CMU alumni to design products for children that blend tangible and digital playtime. The team is seeking hardworking individuals with backgrounds in engineering, programming, design and media relations to help build their products. If interested, submit a resume and cover letter to info@ae-dreams.com.

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER INTERNS TO WORK FOR DREAMIT VENTURES COMPANY

CMU startup and former Project Olympus PROBE Baloonr is the only place where employees can launch ideas without the fear of failure or judgment. The team at Baloonr is currently participating in one of the top tech accelerators in the world, DreamIt Ventures (Philadelphia), and they are seeking software developers for an unpaid internship during the three-month accelerator. Applicants may work remotely, but preference will be given to those interested in working at the new DreamIt HQ in Philadelphia. Exceptional interns have the opportunity to continue with Baloonr after the completion of DreamIt. Send resumes to noah@baloonr.com.

WORK WITH TONY AWARD-WINNING DESIGNER

This is a great opportunity to work with a Tony Award Winning Designer from CMU on an innovative lighting product for online communication. If you have marketing, sales and market research experience and are able to put together a Kickstarter video and promote it, then this opportunity may be for you. The product is currently being built. Contact Dave Mawhinney with your interest and experience.