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November 6, 2020

Meter Feeder, Inc. Founder Says He Knew He Wanted to Base His
Company in Braddock


Jim Gibbs got into software development in the ’80s and in 2015 he launched his startup, Meter Feeder Inc., which developed an app that allows people to pay for parking on their phone. A native of Long Island and a short-term resident of Silicon Valley, Gibbs fell in love with Pittsburgh during his time as a student at Carnegie Mellon University and knew he wanted to base his company in Braddock. Read more.
UPCOMING MAIN EVENTS
November 6-12, 2020

Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh will celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week one week early this year. Come celebrate the entrepreneurial and innovative culture at both universities by attending a variety of virtual events. Find out more and register.

Friday/Saturday, Nov. 6 and Nov. 7: The Money Table
Monday, Nov. 9: Ben Weiss, Author of Basementality|Founder, Crook and Marker and Bai Brands
Tuesday, Nov. 10: PDMA Competition
Wednesday, Nov. 11: Changing The World: Social Innovation Panel 
Thursday, Nov. 12: Steel City Startups (Pitt x CMU)
Second Annual Corporate Startup Lab Entrepreneurship Forum:

November 4-12, 2020

The second annual virtual Corporate Startup Lab Forum will provide participants the opportunity to meet corporate leaders and innovators who continue to take risks and change the world. The CSL Forum will feature fireside chats, expert panels, startup pitches and small group conversations. Find out more.

Fall 2020
Startup Pitch and Mentor Match Mixer
Tuesday, November 17


If you are a current CMU student or alumni working on a startup idea, join us for the Fall Venture Bridge Startup Pitch event. Pitch your idea, meet fellow founders, get matched with mentors, provide feedback and most importantly, cheer each other on!

Event Details

Virtual (Meeting information will be shared the day before)
Date: Tuesday, November 17
Time: 5:00 PM PST | 8:00 PM EST
Register

CONNECTS/START SMART LAW Seminars

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

CMU ENTREPRENEURSHIP CLUBS
CMU GEC CMU UEA Scottie Ventures CMU Summit
CMU TECH & ENTREPRENEURSHIP


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 welcomes all students, faculty, staff and alumni from all schools at any stage, including social enterprise and life-style business ideas. Find out more.

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COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITIES/RESOURCES

Jobs/Resources

PROGRAM SPOTLIGHT

The Swartz Entrepreneurial Fellows program develops the entrepreneurial potential and leadership skills of CMU first year graduate students through hands-on experiences, networking, mentoring and courses in entrepreneurship. The program's core is a mentored summer internship with a top-tier, VC-backed startup in Silicon Valley and San Francisco. Read more.
SWARTZ CENTER PROGRAMS
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