Carnegie Mellon University
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Global Entrepreneurship Week

November 8-14, 2021

Celebrate the entrepreneurial and innovative culture at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh during Global Entrepreneurship Week powered by the Kauffman Foundation! Be a part of the world's largest celebration of innovators and job creators who launch startups and bring ideas to life. We continue to collaborate with Pitt's Global Entrepreneurship Week, hosted by the Big Idea CenterFor questions, please contact Sonya Ford.

2021 Events

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The Money Table

Friday & Saturday, November 5 & 6, 2021
Where: Virtual Zoom

Startup companies are a dime a dozen. Think you've got what it takes to pick a winner? Introducing The Money Table, the competition where you are the angel investor. Put real Pittsburgh startup companies in your hot seat. As you grill local entrepreneurs, real angel investors assess your investment team in a single elimination tournament. No experience required; we'll give you a crash course in investing prior to the competition. All backgrounds welcome, but you must be a graduate student to participate.

Who Should Attend: Graduate Students from Pitt and CMU Only


Monday, November 8, 2021
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Where: Virtua Zoom, please register to receive Zoom info

Join us for our annual event highlighting startups from throughout the greater city of Pittsburgh! Hear TEDx style presentations from Pitt and CMU innovators and learn about how they were motivated to pursue commercialization, what path they are taking, and the challenges they’ve faced.

Who Should Attend:  Open to all

Diversity in Innovation Panel

Wednesday, November 10, 2021
Time: 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Where: Virtual Zoom, please register to receive Zoom info

Who Should Attend: Open to all


Thursday, November 11, 2021
Time: 5:00 -7:00 p.m.
Where: Virtual Zoom, please register to receive Zoom info

Pittsburgh's Chapter of the Product Development and Management Association will help celebrate Pitt and CMU’s Global Entrepreneurship Week by sponsoring an exciting student pitch competition. Top graduate and undergraduate teams from Pitt, CMU, and Duquesne will pitch their innovative ideas to an expert panel of judges to compete for great prizes. Join us to experience the energy and creativity of Pittsburgh’s future innovators and entrepreneurs.


*Sponsored by the Product Development Management Association (PDMA) 

Kuzneski Innovation Showcase

Friday, November 12, 2021
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Where: TBD

Who Should Attend: Open to all