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Spring 2018 CONNECTS Schedule Announced

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Wayne Kimmel, Managing Partner of SeventySix Capital at CMU

Thursday, January 23, 2018
5:30-6:30 pm
Gates Hillman Center, Room 4215


Wayne Kimmel, managing partner of SeventySix Capital and author of Six Degrees of Wayne Kimmel, is known as an entrepreneur, venture capitalist, author, philanthropist and tireless networker. Wayne founded SeventySix Capital, a leading venture capital firm near Philadelphia, in 1999. He speaks internationally about his passion of entrepreneurship, networking and giving back.

Wayne connects with audiences as he shares the practical secrets to his success while providing intimate glimpses behind the scenes of his nail-biting, high-stakes business deals. SeventySix Capital was recently nominated as an Outstanding Investor in the sports technology space by SportTechie, alongside Blue Star Sports, Bryant Stibel, and a couple of others. Wayne also speaks to the evolving sports tech industry and entrepreneurship.

Join us for this special event as Wayne shares insights about the future of technology, venture capital and networking.

Refreshments will be served. The talk will be fireside-chat style, so come questions!

2018 McGinnis Venture Competition

2018 McGinnis Venture Competition Underway

Registration Deadline Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Wednesday, January 24: Round 1 submission deadline at 11:59 p.m. EST.
 Round 1 executive summary [pdf] and video pitch due via Startup Compete.

Find out more about the McGinnis Venture Competition

Entrepreneurship Track Info Session

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
5:30-7 pm
Tepper School of Business (Posner Hall), Grand Room 

Want to learn more about CMU's Entrepreneurship Track? Come and join fellow entrepreneurially-minded students and meet the faculty at this informal networking event. 

The Track is for anyone interested in learning and experiencing how to think like an entrepreneur to solve problems, create opportunities, advance their career and build value in an organization.   

The Entrepreneurship Track at CMU provides the tools, techniques and resources you need to become an entrepreneur.  Hundreds of your colleagues have taken advantage of what the Track has to offer and have used the program to launch companies, buy a business, select a franchise, etc.   

Fine out more (pdf) about the Track.

NSF I-Corps

Applications Now Open for the Spring 2018 I-Corps Cohort

Application deadline - Friday, February 2, 2018

Spring 2018 I-Corps Program Schedule [pdf]

Find out more about the NSF I-Corps Program

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