Carnegie Mellon University

News Archives 2017

Thursday, December 21, 2017
CMU Alumna Hahna Alexander is Making Powerful Strides Toward an “Unplugged” Future

Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Carnegie Mellon Ranked Fifth for Universities that Support Female Entrepreneurs

Monday, December 18, 2017
NoRILLA Receives 2018 Gold Cultivating Curiosity Award

Monday, December 18, 2017
Choitek Founder's ASPIR Humanoid Robot Featured on Discovery Channel Canada

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
LegalSifter Combines AI and Legal Advice in Contract Negotiation Solution

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Pittsburgh Chosen As Temporary Home for GeekWire

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Alumnus Rob Cochran Shares His "Exhilarating Ride" as an Entrepreneur

Thursday, December 7, 2017
3D Interior Design Company Modsy Raises $23M

Thursday, December 7, 2017
CMU Qatar Joins QDB for New Business Competition

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
CMU Teams Advance to Second Round of AI XPrize

Monday, December 4, 2017
Frank Demmler Thinks Splitting Equity Equally Sours Friendships in the Startup World

Monday, December 4, 2017
Hipster Internet Favorite Reddit In the News

Friday, December 1, 2017
CMU Swartz Center Inducts 2017-18 Swartz Entrepreneurial Fellows Cohort

Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Kuvee Co-founder Makes Forbes 30 Under 30

Friday, November 17, 2017
Swartz Center EIR Robb Myer Featured in Tepper Magazine

Thursday, November 16, 2017
CMU's Naturi Ramps Up Production

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
CMU Robotics Institute's Bossa Nova Robotics Raises $17.5M

Friday, November 3, 2017
Choitek Founder Creates 3D Printed, Full Size Robot 

Thursday, November 2, 2017
LaunchCMU 'Robotics in Manufacturing' Featured The Best of CMU Robotics Startups

Thursday, November 2, 2017
CFA Alumni Create Connections Between Creation and Design

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
NSF I-Corps Site Team BuildSim in the News

Monday, October 23, 2017
Solvvy Raises $12M Series A

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
CMU Alumnus' Deserve Credit Card Gets $12M

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
CMU Alumnus Steve Fleck Among Pittsburgh's 40 Under 40 Honorees

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
IAM Robotics Grabs $500K Investment From Silicon Valley Firm

Monday, October 16, 2017
CMU Startups Have Raised More Than $1B in Venture Capital Funding Since 2011

Thursday, October 12, 2017
CMU Alumnus' New App Helps Strangers Connect and Share Ideas

Thursday, October 12, 2017
CMU Startups Among Pittsburgh Tech 50 Finalists

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
CMU Grad Seeks 50 Tech Employees for His Online Mortgage Company

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Innovation Works, Inc. Seed Fund and Accelerator Companies Attract Over $2 Billion Follow-On Investment 

Friday, October 6, 2017
CMU Startup Closet Infinite Helps You Rent Clothes From Your Favorite Pittsburgh Shops

Thursday, October 5, 2017
CMU's Forest Devices Rings Nasdaq Closing Bell

Friday, September 29, 2017
Pitt Ohio's Transportation Tech Spinout Raises $1M Seed Stage Funding 

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
CMU's NoRilla Receives $200K NSF Award 

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Pittsburgh Magazine's 40 Under 40 Honorees Include Three from CMU

Monday, September 25, 2017
Entrepreneurship: Not Just for Heroes

Monday, September 25, 2017
Venture for America Aims to Increase Pittsburgh Presence 

Monday, September 18, 2017
CMU InRes Team Helping to Transport Goods to the Elderly 

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
CMU's IAM Robotics Uses Mobile, Picking Robots in Its Warehouse

Thursday, September 7, 2017
Peduto Says The Steel City Will Bid To Bring Amazon HQ2 To Pittsburgh

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
CMU's Seegrid Rolls Out Automated Pallet Truck

Monday, August 21, 2017
Carnegie Mellon's Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship Earns I-Corps Renewal

Thursday, August 17, 2017
Energy Startup Hyliion Raising $21M

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Launching In A Crowded Market According To The Founder Of The League

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Women Entrepreneurs Are Fighting Prejudice In Tech Sector

Monday, August 14, 2017
CMU Spinout Astrobotic Releases Video of Proposed Lunar Landing

Friday, August 11, 2017
CMU Startups Among Tech 50 Finalists

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
CMU Alumnus Michael Preysman's Everlane Dominates the Millennial Market

Monday, July 31, 2017
Aurochs Brewing Launches New Digital Presence

Monday, July 31, 2017
InRes 2017 Team Connect Robotics in the News

Friday, July 28, 2017
Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained: Steven Vicinanza, CEO at CIRRITY

Thursday, July 27, 2017
Conservation Labs Wins First Place in ACORD Insurance Innovation Challenge

Sunday, July 23, 2017
Po-Shen Loh Featured on CBS News

Thursday, July 20, 2017
Rubitection Founder Selected as AAAS Lemelson Invention Ambassador

Thursday, July 20, 2017
CMU Spinoff HEBI Robotics Wants Building Robots to Feel Like Playing with Legos

Monday, July 17, 2017
BuildSimHub Inc. Selected for Techstars IoT 2017 Class

Friday, July 14, 2017
Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained: Matthew Humphrey, CEO and Co-founder, LendingHome

Thursday, July 13, 2017
Pendo Secures $25M Series C Funding

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Brew Gentlemen Drawing Visitors to Pittsburgh's Braddock  Neighborhood

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
4moms Seeking New Headquarter Space

Monday, July 10, 2017
STACK, co-founded by CMU Alumnus, Gets Acquired by Blue Star Sports

Monday, July 10, 2017
Hahna Alexander of SolePower, LLC Among Winners of Pittsburgh Business Times 30 Under 30

Monday, July 10, 2017
Skuld, LLC Among 43North Semifinalists

Monday, July 3, 2017
Tepper School of Business Ranked #8 in Financial Times Ranking of Global MBA Programs for Entrepreneurship

Monday, July 3, 2017
RoBotany's Kale Farming Robots in Pittsburgh Don't Need Soil or Much Water

Monday, July 3, 2017
Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained: Darryl Britt, founder of Apprio, Inc.

Friday, June 30, 2017
Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained: Meredith Meyer Grelli, Wigle Whiskey

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
CMU Spinoff Marinus Analytics Uses Facial Recognition to Stop Human Trafficking

Friday, June 23, 2017
Algorithmia Scores $10.5M Series A

Friday, June 23, 2017
Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained: Jonathan Kaplan

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
HuMoTech's Robotic Feet Help Test Drive Prosthetics

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
CMU-Developed Software Helps You Design and 3-D Print Robots

Thursday, June 15, 2017
CMU Spinout Conviva Raises $40M

Friday, June 16, 2017
Championing the Entrepreneur

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
CMU's Interactive Tool Helps Novices and Experts Make Custom Robots

Monday, June 12, 2017
SolePower Tech's Wearable Technology Could Save Lives and Dollars in Construction Industry

Friday, June 9, 2017
CMU's RoBotany and Teratonix to Compete in Cleantech University Prize National Competition

Friday, June 9, 2017
PGH Lab's Five New Startups 

Wednesday, June 7, 2017
CMU's Hyliion Tripling Staff and Adding Austin Office

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
KOPO Wins First Place and $25K at eCenter@LindenPointe Business Competition

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Defusing a Bomb With a Joystick Isn't Easy: RE2 Robotics Creates Scale Robotic Arm

Friday, June 2, 2017
Sounds of Success: CMU Dietrich Alumnus Steve Martocci

Friday, June 2, 2017
Surtrac Wins International Smart Cities Competition

Friday, June 2, 2017
LaunchCMU's Robotics in Manufacturing Showcases 28 CMU Startups in Silicon Valley

Thursday, June 1, 2017
CMU's Teratonix Wins $5K at FLoW DOE Cleantech UP Competition

Thursday, June 1, 2017
Choitek Launches Kickstarter

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
CMU Alumna Cindy Padnos: Iluminating Presence

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
CMU's BlastPoint and NoRILLA Present at AlphaLab's Demo Day

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
CMU's American Robotics Raises $1.1M in Seed Funding

Thursday, May 18, 2017
NetBeez Among 2017 Best of Interop ITX Awards

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
ModCloth Introduces #StyleforAll Campaign

Monday, May 8, 2017
Pittsburgh Tops Inc.'s List of Best Cities to Start a Business 

Saturday, May 6, 2017
RoBotany's Austin Webb Named 2017 Best and Brightest by Poets & Quants

Friday, May 5, 2017
CMU Spinout Wins Medical Capital Innovation Competition

Thursday, May 4, 2017
Tech Startup Aims to Help Recovering Addicts with New Wearable Device

Monday, May 1, 2017
Modcloth's Expansion Opportunities

Friday, April 28, 2017
Swartz Center's Executive Director Receives Tepper Alumni Achievement Award

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Home Equity Financing Platform Patch Homes Picks up $1M Seed Funding

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
CMU's Howie Choset, Snakebot Visit NBC's Tonight Show

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Pittsburgh, the Playbook for Building a Great "Day 1" City 

Friday, April 21, 2017
Four new probes highlighted at CMU Project Olympus

Thursday, April 20, 2017
CMU's LeanFM Wins Second Prize at Shenzhen-Silicon Valley Startup Competition

Friday, April 14, 2017
How Walmart Fuels Student Startup Ecosystems

Thursday, April 13, 2017
CMU Student Awarded $5K Scholarship from SelfScore

Saturday, April 8, 2017
CMU's Scotty Ventures Hosts First Intercollegiate Investment Challenge

Saturday, April 8, 2017
Forest Devices Wins Over $600K at Rice Competition

Thursday, April 6, 2017
PECA Labs Achieves CE Mark Certification for exGraft

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Vishwas Prabhakara Doesn't Hold Back

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
CMU's 101 Named Inc.'s Coolest College Startup

Monday, April 3, 2017
Inventory Connection Wins $3K at Launch Place Idea Fest

Monday, April 3, 2017
BlastPoint Wins $150K at UpPrize Social Innovation Challenge

Monday, April 3, 2017
Leanplum Voted Best Place to Work in 2017

Monday, April 3, 2017
SolePower Partners with Footwear Leader to Develop SmartBoots

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Simcoach Games' Jessica Trybus Recognized by Carnegie Science Center

Saturday, March 25, 2017
CMU Proud to Have the First Academic Entrepreneurship Program in America

Thursday, March 23, 2017
Meet the UpPrize Impactful Technology Finalists

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
RoBotany and Inventory Connection Win the 2017 McGinnis Venture Competition

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Student Startups Earn Investments in McGinnis Venture Competition

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
ModCloth Gets Acquired By a Division of Walmart

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Inc.'s List of America's Top Student-Run Businesses Includes Two CMU Startups

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
LendingHome's Matt Humphrey Is Changing How We Buy Homes

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
CMU's 101 Wins First Prize at SXSW's Student Startup Madness Tournament

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Pittsburgh Startups Win Over Investors

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Well Armed to Save Lives

Friday, March 3, 2017
Duolingo Launches Course in Swahili

Thursday, March 2, 2017
Alumnus Connects "Internet of Things"

Thursday, March 2, 2017
CMU's Zenrez Raises $6M Series A

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Yelp Buys Nowait for $40 Million

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Vishwas Prabhakara: What They Don’t Want You To Know

Thursday, February 23, 2017
SolePower Wins $50K Toyota's Mother of Invention Award

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Carnegie Mellon University’s Swartz Center Announces Sixth I-Corps Site Cohort

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Why Middle America Can Be Better for Entrepreneurs Than Silicon Valley

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Ridesharing of the Future Arrives in Pittsburgh

Monday, February 20, 2017
PGH Lab Seeking Startups to Make Pittsburgh More Efficient and Eco-Friendly

Thursday, February 16, 2017
UpPrize Finalists Selected

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Simcoach Games Re-Releases Its JobPro App

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Entrepreneurs Crack Open Doors for High Schoolers

Monday, February 13, 2017
A Billion Dollar Idea: CMU Alumni Head Automotive

Sunday, February 12, 2017
CMU Students Launch Mobile App to Order Drinks

Friday, February 10, 2017
Uncorking innovation with Treasury Wine Estates in Napa

Thursday, February 9, 2017
CMU Startup 101 Changing the STEM Lecture Forever

Tuesday, February 7, 2017
TerrAvion Raises $10M Series A

Tuesday, February 7, 2017
CMU's RoBotany in the News

Sunday, February 5, 2017
Rough Draft Ventures to Back CMU Student Startups

Friday, February 3, 2017
3-D Designer Puts You in the Interior Designer's Seat

Thursday, February 2, 2017
101 Among Student Startup Madness Finalists