2011 Social Innovation Solutions Challenge

Submitted by admin on Sat, 12/18/2010 - 16:39

This challenge is a competition for graduate students at Carnegie Mellon who are interested in applying social innovations to some of the world’s biggest problems relating to basic human needs. This competition will feature five teams competing for $1750 in cash prizes.

To Apply:
Visit: http://hnz.cm/SolutionsChallenge
Deadline: Noon on Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Acceptance to participate will be notified by 5pm on Wednesday, January 19, 2011

4th MIT Clean Energy Prize ($200,000)

Submitted by admin on Sat, 12/18/2010 - 16:28

Submissions due: February 25th, 2011
Grand Prize Winner Announcement ceremony: at MIT in May 2011

The MIT Clean Energy Prize, open to all students at US universities, is an educational platform for innovation, entrepreneurship and new venture creation in the clean energy space.

Co-sponsored by NSTAR and the U.S. Department of Energy, the Clean Energy Prize's Grand Prize of $200,000 aims to catalyze a new generation of clean energy solutions. Our judges also select 5 category winners, each winning $15,000.

EVC Silicon Valley Trek

Submitted by admin on Tue, 12/07/2010 - 17:07

The Entrepreneurship & Venture Capital Club is organizing

A trip to Silicon Valley
from January 3 - January 7, 2011

They have reserved some spots for non-Tepper students on a first come basis.

Attached slides give detailed information.

If interested, deliver deposits to Justin Shaka or Jonathan Matusky (Contact information in slides)

EClub Event: Invited Talk by John Ganotis & Jordan Messina

Submitted by admin on Tue, 11/16/2010 - 15:36

John Ganotis & Jordan Messina from DeviceKnit

will give an Invited Talk followed by questions / discussion.

on Tuesday, December 7, 2010
at 6pm
in Gates Hillman Center (GHC), Room 6121
School of Computer Science (SCS), Carnegie Mellon University (CMU)

As always, Pizza (sponsored by Bueda) will be served.

Hope to see everyone there.

About DeviceKnit

Pittsburgh Python User Group Meeting

Submitted by admin on Wed, 11/10/2010 - 14:00

Come and meet your fellow Pythonistas.

Thursday, November 11, 2010
at 7pm
Upstairs of Silky’s, Squirrel Hill (map)

More information: pghpython.org
Follow: @pghpy

Hope to see you there!

Global Entrepreneurship Week

Submitted by admin on Mon, 11/08/2010 - 16:57

Monday Nov 15
12:30 – 1:20pm: Andrew Mason, CEO of Groupon, Tepper School, Mellon Auditorium
4:00 – 5:00pm: Olympus Students CONNECTS, Legal Pitfalls of Startups, NSH 1305
5:00 – 6:30pm: Entrepreneurship Week Kickoff, NSH Atrium*

Tuesday Nov 16
5:00 – 6:30pm: Tom Petzinger, BioBucks, The Art of the Deal, MM 103, Breed Hall *

Wednesday Nov 17
5 – 6:30pm: Young entrepreneurs panel, Starting a Business While Still in School, Gates 6115 *

Thursday Nov 18
5:30 – 8:00pm: Elevator Pitch Competition, NSH 1507 *
6:30 – 8:30pm: Nathan Martin, CEO and Founder, & Eamae Mirkin. Interaction Designer DeepLocal, Inc., UC, Peter & Wright Rooms *

Friday Nov 19: Social Innovation Day
12 – 1:30pm: Lois Bruu, International social entrepreneur, Building a Socially Innovative Business,
and IdeaLab, Build-a-Business Interactive Workshop, HbH 1000 *
5 – 6:30pm Social Innovation Showcase, HbH Lobby *

Andrew Mason: James R. Swartz Entrepreneurial Leadership Series

Submitted by admin on Tue, 11/02/2010 - 14:05

The Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship, Tepper School of Business , Carnegie Mellon
presents
The James R. Swartz Entrepreneurial Leadership Series

Andrew Mason
CEO, Groupon

Monday, November 15, 2010
12:30 – 1:20 pm
Posner Hall (Tepper), Mellon Auditorium

Wayne McVicker: James R. Swartz Entrepreneurial Leadership Series

Submitted by admin on Tue, 11/02/2010 - 14:03

The Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship, Tepper School of Business , Carnegie Mellon
presents
The James R. Swartz Entrepreneurial Leadership Series

Wayne McVicker
President, Attainia, Inc.

Thursday, November 11, 2010
12:30 – 1:20 pm
Posner Hall (Tepper), Room 151

Syndicate content
Carnegie Mellon University | School of Computer Science | © 2010 SCS Entrepreneurship Club. Drupal theme by Kiwi Themes.