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Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship Resources

Find articles about everything related to entrepreneurship.

Business Concept Template [.doc]

Entrepreneurship 101 [.pdf]


Startup & Co-working Space

Listing of space that is ‘friendly’ to startups and small enterprises (low rent and month-to-month leases) that is close to the ‘university corridor’ (Fifth and Forbes Avenues) and accessible by public transportation.

NEW! Second stage space listings under a new tab. These spaces are still startup friendly but they are geared for teams that have outgrown the startup and co-working space (generally when the team reaches 10 or more people).

Please send any additions to the listings to

Startup & Co-working Space [.pdf]

Carnegie Mellon Entrepreneurship Research Guide


Academic Entrepreneurship

Articles about issues facing startups that start within universities

Intellectual Property

Articles and information regarding intellectual property and its importance

Founders Equity



Articles about legal structures of businesses

START SMART Seminar & Workshop Material

Open Source Agreements