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, July 13, 2018
Venture Bridge Demo Day!

Thursday, July 12, 2018
Kalpesh Kapadia Featured in Tepper Magazine Summer 2018

Tuesday, July 3, 2018
TerrAvion Aerial Imagery Helps Identify Crop Damage Resulting From Weather Related Events

Monday, July 2, 2018
CMU Alumnus Helping To Keep Avocados Ripe Longer 

Thursday, June 28, 2018
CMU Alumnus Ari Rabban Featured in Summer 2018 Tepper Magazine

Friday, June 22, 2018
CMU’s Alumni Entrepreneurs In Residence Have Returned to CMU as Mentors for Students and Alumni

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LaunchCMU October 2, 2018

Jim Swartz Receives Founders Medal at CMU's 2018 Graduation Ceremony


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VentureBridge Demo Day

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

3:00-7:00 pm

Rincon Center
2nd Floor Social Space
121 Spear Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

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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.

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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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