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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Carnegie Mellon University current and alumni startups and entrepreneurs interested in working out of the Swartz Center space can submit an application on our Swartz Center startups page.

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CMU Startups in Action




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