Entrepreneurs and Startups-Silicon Valley Campus - Carnegie Mellon University

Entrepreneurs and Startups-Silicon Valley Campus - Carnegie Mellon University

Faculty Startups, Spinoffs, and Projects

With their extensive expertise and corporate connections, its no surprise that our faculty are active in the startup world as well. CMU is a great environment for combining academic efforts with private sector opportunities.


Jibbigo

Alex Waibel (interACT); Joy Zhang (on leave); Ian Lane; Matthias Eck

  • jibbigo.com | Founded 2009
  • Acquired by Facebook in 2013
  • A state-of-the-art, bidirectional speech translation application; mobile voice translator app that doesn't require a data connection to operate

Apportable

Collin Jackson (on leave)


X5 Systems

Jason Lohn

  • x5systems.com | Founded 2008
  • Antenna and RF system CAD tools; X5 Systems licenses AntSyn™ (Antenna Synthesis), a new, ground-breaking software tool that provides an automated design process. We call it antenna synthesis: Enter your antenna specifications and AntSyn's patented search engine returns optimized antenna designs.
  • Latest news from X5: provided antennas for NASA's IRIS and LADEE missions (2013)

GigaPan Systems

Randy Sargent (researcher)

  • gigapan.com | Founded 2008
  • Gigapixel panoramic photographs