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Apply to Project Olympus (CMU's Startup Incubation Program)
Business Concept Template Application
Intro to Startups
CONNECTs & Start Smarts
CMU Entrepreneurship Research Guide
Penn State Law Legal Clinic
Penn State Law offers free legal services to entrepreneurs in Pennsylvania through its two legal clinics. Visit the clinic websites for more information and to request their services.
- Penn State Law Entrepreneur Assistance Clinic -
Provides a variety of free legal services to any entrepreneur or small business in PA, including advice on business/entity formation, founder agreements, employee management, and compliance with regulatory requirements. To apply for services, fill out the intake form HERE.
- Penn State Law Intellectual Proprty Clinic -
Provides entrepreneurs free assistance to determine if they have intellectual property and how to protect it. If you wish to seek intellectual property assistance (trademark, patents, etc.), the only way for prospective clients to meet with the IP Clinic is to fill out the IP Application for Services form and book a time using the links below:
To apply for services with the IP Clinic: IP Application for Services Form
To schedule an appointment with the IP Clinic: firstname.lastname@example.org
Maker-to-ManufacturerThis is a comprehensive resource map of regional resources for startups and small companies created by Catalyst Connection: It has links to resources in the following categories: Community Support Organizations, Human Capital, Sources of Capital and Funding, Technology & Product Introduction, and Commercialization.
Pitching & Fundraising
Getting Media Coverage
Startup & Co-Working Spaces
Listing of space that is ‘friendly’ to startups and small enterprises (low rent and month-to-month leases) most that are close to the ‘university corridor’ (Fifth and Forbes Avenues) and accessible by public transportation.
Please send any additions to the listings to email@example.com.
Articles and information regarding intellectual property and its importance
Splitting the Equity Pie
Compensation & Equity
- Cofounder Equity Split, 50/50 is the Wrong Answer
- How to Split Equity Among Founders
- How Big Should an Employee Option Pool Be?
- How Startup Options (and Ownership) Works
- Recommendations for Startup Employee Options Plan
- Is It Possible to Achieve Equitable Equity for Startup Employees? [PODCAST]
- What to pay your top team
- Calculating payroll and taxes
- Equity Compensation in University Startups [VIDEO]
35 Resources for Entrepreneurs (Purdue Global)
This article contains a wealth of entrepreneur resources available to help you grow your own business. It includes resources for funding, grant opportunities for small business owners, support organizations for entrepreneurs, as well as helpful websites, podcasts, books, and more.
NOTE: While these have been good resources for many startups, CMU does not own or manage the content of these.