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September 25, 2020


The James R. Swartz Entrepreneurial Leadership Series presents:

Kalpesh Kapadia, CEO and Co-founder, Deserve Cards


Five Lessions From My Entrepreneurial Journey So Far

Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Time: 5:30 pm; EST
(Virtual)

Registrants will receive a Zoom link the day before the event.
Register

IN THE NEWS

Ekto VR Debuts Robotic Boots for VR Experiences

Pittsburgh-based Ekto VR, founded by CMU alumnus and CEO Brad Factor, which has worked in stealth mode for the past four years, has debuted its first commercial product—robotic boots for use in virtual reality settings. Ekto VR was a participant in the Swartz Center's summer VentureBridge program. Read more.
JJ Xu Announces the Launch of TalkMeUp 2.0.
Watch the video.
Farm To Flame Energy Wins $5K in CET University Accelerator Demo Day (Kwaku Jyamfi, founder) Watch the pitch

CONNECTS/START SMART LAW Seminars

See the full Fall 2020 schedule here.
Can't make a CONNECTS seminar? Watch it on our YouTube channel. 

APPLICATION DEADLINES


Vitro Innovation Grand Challenge


The Vitro Innovation Grand Challenge is a university-wide competition at Carnegie Mellon University open to all students and alumni to generate innovative ideas for its premier glass production company.

Vitro is presenting five individual prompts available for submission. The company is looking for ideas that have the potential to become successfully implemented into its growing diverse industries portfolio that includes architectural, automotive and cosmetics glass products. Top ideas will be awarded portions of a $9K prize.

Register for the Vitro Challenge by Friday, October 2
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CMU Tech & Entrepreneurship focuses on connecting the community, building an entrepreneurial culture, and providing resources for our community to succeed. There are multiple region based chapters within the group. Find out more and see upcoming events.
SWARTZ CENTER SPOTLIGHT
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.
HOW TO WORK OUT OF THE SWARTZ CENTER


Swartz Center Education and Resources


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.


Project Olympus Incubator Program


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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COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITIES/RESOURCES

Jobs/Resources

PROGRAM SPOTLIGHT


The Corporate Startup Lab (CSL) is a CMU Swartz Center intiative focused on researching and promoting the mission of transformative innovation within established corporations. CSL’s offerings include student courses, private roundtables, executive education, research, tools, and an annual forum. Find out more
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