Carnegie Mellon University

Turning researchers, hackers, hustlers, designers ... into successful entrepreneurs.

The Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship at Carnegie Mellon University is a system of programs and activities that offers a unique path of entrepreneurship education, engagement, collaboration and opportunity — for a truly transformative learning experience.

Thanks to a gift by alumnus and entrepreneur James R. Swartz, the Swartz Center builds upon CMU's history in entrepreneurship excellence.

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Friday, September 15, 2017
New Undergraduate Innovation Scholars Announced

Friday, September 8, 2017
Summer Update for Project Olympus

Thursday, September 7, 2017
Peduto Says The Steel City Will Bid To Bring Amazon HQ2 To Pittsburgh


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LaunchCMU October 10, 2017

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Robotics in Manufacturing

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Carnegie Mellon University
Jared L. Cohon University Center
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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Be a part of an entrepreneurship network unlike any other.

The Swartz Center is the destination of choice for all kinds of aspiring entrepreneurs — students, faculty and staff — because of its centralized platform of programs and activities. Support, collaboration and inspiration are offered at every step in the process of bringing great CMU ideas to market.

Project Olympus - The Incubator Program

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205+ startups launched


$310M invested funds


560+ projects supported

Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurial Studies

The Swartz Center's academic gateway

40+ courses offered


3+ majors and minors


All academic disciplines

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