Carnegie Mellon University

News Archives 2023

Friday, December 22, 2023
Shift Robotics to Unveil a New Moonwalkers Model at CES 2024

Tuesday, December 19, 2023
Pittsburgh Technology Council Features Damola and Wole Idowu of TOYZ Electronics

Friday, December 15, 2023
Carnegie Mellon  University Spinout VoxEQ Raises $2M

Thursday, December 14, 2023
Choolaah Opens New Location in Westlake on December 15

Wednesday, December 13, 2023
Carnegie Mellon University to Buy National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC)

Friday, December 8, 2023
Gecko Robotics Picks Up $100M Investment with Backing from Thomas Tull's $5B Tech Fund

Friday, December 8, 2023
CorePower Magnetics Awarded $20M to Build Advanced Manufacturing Facility

Thursday, December 7, 2023
AI Startup BlastPoint Exceeds $8M Seed Funding to Accelerate Expansion of Customer Insights Solution

Thursday, December 7, 2023
AlphaLab Health Launches Fourth Cohort of Startups to Transform Patient Care

Tuesday, December 5, 2023
Patterson Dental Selects Pearl as New Integrated AI Provider

Friday, December 1, 2023
CMU HCII Researchers Receive $3M NSF Grant to Expand AI-powered NoRILLA Platform and Intelligent Science Stations in Schools

Wednesday, November 29, 2023
CMU Spinout, Power3D Among Eight Projects to Receive Phase I Award in the New DOE Microbattery Design Prize

Tuesday, November 28, 2023
CMU Features Thirteen Alumni-Owned Businesses Ahead of Small Business Saturday

Friday, November 17, 2023
James R. Swartz Entrepreneurial Fellow Shagun Maheshwari Joins Contrary Capital as a Venture Partner

Friday, November 10, 2023
Innovation Scholar Mehmet Deniz Birlikci Becomes a 2024 Neo Scholar

Thursday, November 9, 2023
Fluid Realty: High-Resolution, Untethered Haptic Gloves Unveil New Device

Wednesday, November 8, 2023
b.Ready Gummies Unveils Innovative Solution for Post-Drinking Wellness

Tuesday, October 31, 2023
Shield AI Raises $200M, Reaching $2.7B Valuation

Monday, October 30, 2023
LittleMoochi Receives Outstanding Innovative Enterprise Award

Monday, October 30, 2023
Gecko Robotics Launches AI-powered Asset Decision-Making Tool

Sunday, October 29, 2023
Abridge AI Raises $30M

Friday, October 27, 2023
Carnegie Mellon University Startups Make TIME Magazine's Best Inventions of 2023 List

Thursday, October 26, 2023
Farm to Flame Energy Wins $150K As Semi-Finalist In the 2023 UpPrize Social Innovation Challenge

Wednesday, October 25, 2023
Isaiah Rodgers, Founder of Clutch Car Management, Receives $1K Grant from Ascender

Friday, October 20, 2023
Mojo Vision's Series A Hits $43.5M Following Pivot to Micro-LED Displays

Thursday, October 19, 2023
Jim Jen Bolsters and Leads CMU’s Corporate Startup Lab

Wednesday, October 18, 2023
Curql Invests in BlastPoint, Innovator of Predictive Intelligence Fintech

Friday, October 13, 2023
Aug X Labs Raises $3.1M to Use AI to Democratize Video Production

Thursday, October 12, 2023
Duolingo Is Bringing Music Lessons to the Masses

Friday, October 6, 2023
The CMU Swartz Center's VentureBridge Demo Day Hits The Road For Multi-City Stops

Thursday, October 5, 2023
Transfr, a VR Platform for Workforce Training, Raises $40M

Thursday, October 5, 2023
CoPilot Training App Raises $6.5M 

Wednesday, October 4, 2023
Ecotone Renewables Wins Pitt Sustainability Challenge and $300K

Tuesday, October 3, 2023
Eric Wise Receives 2023 Recent Alumni Achievement Award

Friday, September 29, 2023
VentureBridge Startup ViralMoment Wins TotalRetailTech Startup Challenge

Friday, September 22, 2023
E-visa Startup Atlys Raises $12M

Thursday, September 21, 2023
Swartz Center Startup D.Sole Accepted Into LifeX

Wednesday, September 20, 2023
IAM Robotics Undergoes Rebranding To Mark Next Chapter

Friday, September 15, 2023
Locomation's Çetin Meriçli Joins Atlas Robotics as CEO and Brings Firm's Headquarters to Pittsburgh

Thursday, September 14, 2023
Refiberd Co-Founder Tushita Gupta Featured in TIME

Wednesday, September 13, 2023
Duolingo Announces Future Rollout of Music Learning Lessons

Friday, September 8, 2023
TalkMeUp Press Release: Is AI The Missing Piece To Your Communication Skills Training Strategy?

Friday, September 1, 2023
Refiberd Sews Up $3.4M Seed Round to Use Its AI to Tackle Textile Waste

Friday, August 18, 2023
Leah Lizarondo Joins the CMU Swartz Center as an Entrepreneur In Residence

Friday, August 18, 2023
Aug X Labs Integrates Voice Cloning by ElevenLabs

Thursday, August 17, 2023
Two CMU Materials Science and Biomedical Engineering Alumni Double Team Innovation in Sport

Wednesday, August 16, 2023
Shelfmark Sees Its Tech Deployed at Select 7-Eleven Locations in Pittsburgh

Friday, August 11, 2023
Jim Jen Takes Over as Director of Carnegie Mellon University's Corporate Startup Lab

Thursday, August 10, 2023
5 Founders Under 25: Isaiah Rodgers, Clutch

Wednesday, August 9, 2023
VentureBridge Company Fluid Reality Wins "Best Demo" Award at the IEEE World Haptics Conference

Friday, August 4, 2023
Adam Paulisick Named to's 2023 RealLIST Connectors

Wednesday, August 2, 2023
Fellowship Launches to Train Underrepresented Individuals for Leadership Posts at Pittsburgh Tech Companies

Friday, July 28, 2023
Aurora Gets $820M to Drive Operations Until Autonomous Truck Launch

Thursday, July 27, 2023
Astrobotic Wins $34.6M for Power Demo Mission on the Moon

Friday, July 21, 2023
Shift Robotics Moves Its Headquarters to Austin Texas

Wednesday, July 19, 2023
Carnegie Mellon University Celebrated at the 2023 Pittsburgh Inno Fire Awards

Wednesday, July 19, 2023
Robotics Factory, AlphaLab Accelerators Moving Into Tech Forge Facility in Lawrenceville

Friday, July 14, 2023
Collective Raises $50M to Become First AI-Powered Finance Platform Designed for Solopreneurs

Thursday, July 13, 2023
Hyfé Raises $9M to Transform Wastewater Into Next Gen Feedstocks for Biomanufacturing

Thursday, July 13, 2023
Wisy Becomes Part of the Google for Startups Latino Founders Fund

Wednesday, July 12, 2023
Rubber Ducky Labs Is Working to Improve AI Recommendation Systems

Friday, July 7, 2023
Venture Investing Is Booming - If You Know Where To Look

Thursday, July 6, 2023
TalkMeUp AI Technology Adopted by Three Prominent Universities to Bridge Communication Skills Gap Between Students and Business

Friday, June 30, 2023
Honey Homes Raises Series A Led By Khosla Ventures

Thursday, June 29, 2023
Gather AI Acquires Drone Inventory Competitor, Ware

Wednesday, June 28, 2023
Espire Dental Selects Pearl As AI Provider Across All Practice Locations

Tuesday, June 27, 2023
Duolingo Named 2023 TIME100 Most Influential Companies

Friday, June 23, 2023
The Swartz Center Announces the VentureBridge ‘23 Cohort

Thursday, June 22, 2023
TalkMeUp Founder JJ Xu Featured in Economic Innovation Group Series on Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Tuesday, June 20, 2023
Innovation Works Celebrates Latest Round of Startups to Include CMU'sToyz Electronix, Kloopify and Voaige

Wednesday, June 14, 2023
CMU Alumnus Kevin Dowling to Lead Innovation Works' Robotics Factory

Friday, June 9, 2023
BlastPoint Elevates Past $5.25M

Friday, June 9, 2023
Gather AI Featured Among Five Startups with Novel Solutions to Materials Handling and Supply Chain

Thursday, June 8, 2023
Refiberd Wins H&M Foundation's Global Change Award

Thursday, June 8, 2023
Three Carnegie Mellon University Alumni Named to Forbes 30 Under 30 In Energy

Thursday, May 25, 2023
VentureBridge Company ESTAT Actuation Wins $10K at Phoenix Contact Startup Challenge at Automate!

Wednesday, May 24, 2023
Endolumik CEO Mara McFadden Named to Pittsburgh Business Times 2023 Women of Influence

Monday, May 22, 2023 Raises $7M Series A Funding Round

Friday, May 19, 2023
Business Exit Planning Expert Laurie Barkman Launches The Business Transition Handbook

Thursday, May 18, 2023
Christopher Elston, Poets & Quants MBA Best and Brightest Class of 2023

Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Idelic CEO Nick Bartel Awarded Leadership in Private Company Governance Award

Tuesday, May 16, 2023
The White House Calls Pittsburgh 'A Hub for Innovation' As It Moves to Boost Investment

Monday, May 15, 2023
Duo’s Taqueria Opens as Full-service Mexican Restaurant From Duolingo

Thursday, May 11, 2023
Tepper School of Business Alumnus Steve Feyer Encourages Tartans to Get Their Will and Estate Plans In Place

Wednesday, May 10, 2023
Duolingo's Paying Subscriber Count Jumps 63% as theCompany Cites Importance Of AI Tools to Grow Users

Tuesday, May 9, 2023
Honeycomb Credit CEO Becomes Member of Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee 

Friday, May 5, 2023
TalkMeUp Adds Technology That Analyzes Video Call Audience Reactions and Engagement

Thursday, May 4, 2023
Howie Choset Wins 2023 PIPLA Inventor of the Year Award

Wednesday, May 3, 2023
AFWERX Awards Contract to Near Earth Autonomy

Thursday, April 27, 2023
CMU Spinout Airviz Named a Semifinalist for Semiconductor Sustainability Initiative

Friday, April 21, 2023
Leaficient Wins First Place and $15K at Duquesne New Venture Challenge

Thursday, April 20, 2023
Planmeca Expands AI Capabilities with Pearl Integration

Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Project Olympus Show & Tell Returns

Friday, April 14, 2023
Future Ventures Launches $200M Venture Capital Fund

Friday, April 14, 2023
CMU Spinout Liquid X’s $2.5M Raise Means Hiring

Thursday, April 13, 2023
Kloopify Among Pittsburgh Inno's Ten Startups to Watch in 2023

Wednesday, April 12, 2023
Pitt Ohio Taps Maven Machines for AI-enabled Deployment and Management Platform for 1,700 Trucks

Monday, April 10, 2023
Tepper School Students Among Winners at McGinnis Venture Competition

Friday, April 7, 2023
An In Depth Look at AI Robotics Shoes

Thursday, April 6, 2023
NetBeez, Inc. Celebrates Ten Years

Friday, March 10, 2023
SpotDraft Raises $26M, Showing that Contract Lifecycle Management Remains Profitable

Friday, March 3, 2023
CMU Students Raise Over $33K for Turkey Earthquake Victims

Thursday, March 2, 2023
Swartz Center Gives Diverse Selection of CMU Grad Students Pathways to Entrepreneurship

Thursday, March 2, 2023
Refiberd's Sarika Bajaj Featured: Why Some Tech Companies are Sticking With the Industry

Wednesday, March 1, 2023
New Student-run Eatery Opens in the Tepper Building

Wednesday, March 1, 2023
How CMU's Po-Shen Loh is Changing the Equation



Thursday, February 23, 2023
From Seed Stage to Successful Startup

Thursday, February 23, 2023
Alison Alvarez Selected to EY Entrepreneurs Access Network

Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Jim Jen Announces His Departure From Innovation Works After Twenty Years

Thursday, February 16, 2023
Two CMU Alumni Founders Elected to the 2023 Class of 30 Under 30 

Wednesday, February 15, 2023
CMU Students Launch Nucleate Chapter in Pittsburgh

Tuesday, February 14, 2023
Resilient Lifescience Wins $500K In Richard King Mellon Foundation Pitch Competition

Thursday, February 9, 2023
ApertureDataDB 2.0: Redefining Visual Data Management for AI

Wednesday, February 8, 2023
NetBeez Releases 2023 State of Remote Work Report

Tuesday, February 7, 2023
Stratus Materials Emerges from Stealth to Launch Next-Generation Cathode Materials

Friday, February 3, 2023
Boom Breaks Ground on Supersonic Jet Factory in North Carolina

Thursday, February 2, 2023
Tripp, Equa Health Partner to Offer Clinically-Backed VR Mindfulness Training

Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Leaf Shave Announces Release of Leaf Dermaplaner