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October 9, 2020

The Swartz Entrepreneurial Leadership Series Presents:
A Virtual Talk with Mark Cuban!

Friday, October 16, 2020
12:30 PM; EST

Join the Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship for its second Swartz Entrepreneurial Leadership Series talk featuring the one and only Mark Cuban on Friday, October 16, 2020.

A Pittsburgh native, Dallas Mavericks owner and Shark Tank investor, Mark has a net worth estimated at $4.3B according to Forbes and is also a best-selling author. Mark is ranked #179 on the 2019 Forbes 400 list and is a named inventor of 11 patent families and 23 distinct patent publications for his inventions. 

Registrants will receive a Zoom link the day before the event.
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Swartz Center Announces New Cohort of Swartz Entrepreneurial Fellows

The CMU Swartz Center has officially announced its 2020-21 cohort of Swartz Fellows, which includes fourteen entrepreneurially-minded graduate students from various CMU disciplines. The new Fellows are (from picture, left to right):

Shreya Agarwal (MSTV/III), Alexander Baikovitz (SCS/Robotics), Jennie Christensen (Heinz/MSISPM), Piper Hayden (SCS/HCI), Ben Kolligs (SCS/Robotics), Gladys Lau (CIT/Biomedical Eng), Xinyaun (Luciana) Ma (CFA), Spencer Matonis (SCS/MSE), Robert Miller (Tepper), Tess Niewood (Heinz/Healthcare Analytics), Alejandra Rovirosa (Tepper), Anik Shah (Tepper), Vivian Shen (SCS/Robotics) and Ramon Williams Sobers (CIT/MechEng)

Related story: Three MBA Students Join 2020-21 Class of Swartz Fellows

The Swarz Fellows program is made possible by James R. Swartz (Tepper 1966), founder and managing partner of Accel Partners.

IN THE NEWS
Abridge cofounders CTO Sandeep Konam (L) and CEO Shiv Rao (R) (Photo: Forbes)
AI Startup Abridge Raised $15M To Help Patients Transcribe Doctor Appointments 
Abridge, co-founded by CMU alumnus and CTO Sandeep Konam and CEO Shiv Rao, has combined a consumer app with artificial intelligence to securely transcribe any medical conversation that a patient chooses to record. The company announced its official launch and $15M in funding this weeek. Read more.

CONNECTS/START SMART LAW Seminars

See the full Fall 2020 schedule here.
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A Message From the CMU Swartz Center

The CMU Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship acknowledges the horrific and tragic killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and the many other Black and African-American men and women who have lost their lives due to systemic racism that unfortunately exists in our society.

We are in support and reaffirm Carnegie Mellon University’s commitment to working to dismantle systemic racism and continue to welcome and treat equally all students, alumni, staff, faculty and visitors who either work out of our space, visit or partner with us. We will do our part to ensure a better tomorrow for all.
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No matter what phase of the entrepreneurship cycle you're in, there are programs and resources at the Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship that will take your idea to the next level. Find out more.


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The Swartz Center's Project Olympus incubator program bridges the gap between cutting-edge university research and economy-promoting commercialization for the benefit of our communities. Find out more.

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