Global Entrepreneurship Week is a global movement to inspire people everywhere to unleash their ideas and take the next step in their entrepreneurial journey. 
Where will this week take you?

 

Week of Events:  November 5-12, 2021

Friday & Saturday, Nov 5 & 6:
The Angel Table
Monday, Nov 8: Steel City Startups
Tuesday, Nov 9: Meet the Funders
Wednesday, Nov 10: Meet the Champions
Thursday, Nov 11:
PDMA Competition
Friday, Nov 12: Kuzneski Innovation Cup Finalist Showcase

November 5 and 6 Global Entrepreneurship Week

THE ANGEL TABLE

Where: Zoom

Nov 5: Orientation, 5-7 p.m.

Nov 6: Competition, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

A graduate student investment competition where YOU are the angel investors and put real Pittsburgh startup companies in YOUR hot seat. As student angels, you will grill local entrepreneurs and REAL angel investors will assess your team! No experience is required.

GEW Angel Table Apply

The application deadline is Oct 29.

Who Should Attend: Graduate Students from Pitt and CMU Only

Please apply to receive Zoom info. We will notify you of acceptance.

 

 

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Steel City Startups

When: 5 -6:30 p.m.
Where: Zoom, please register to receive Zoom info

Join us for this virtual panel to kick off Global Entrepreneurship Week at the University of Pittsburgh.  Hear TEDx-style presentations from Pitt and CMU innovators and learn about how they were motivated to pursue commercialization, what path they are taking, and the challenges they’ve faced.

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Meet the Funders

When:  5 -7 p.m.
Where: Zoom, please register to receive Zoom info

Funding is the fuel to spur the growth of companies and the city of Pittsburgh is fortunate to be the home to new and unique sources of funds operating throughout the region. Join us as we feature a panel of professional funders as they share their stories. Hear about how their fund or program operates and how YOU can become a good candidate for their investment!

Who Should Attend:  Open to all. 

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Meet the Champions

Time: 5 - 6:15 p.m.

Where: Zoom, please register to receive Zoom info

Pittsburgh supports its entrepreneurs! Our region’s vibrant and growing entrepreneurial support system was recently recognized in the 2021 Global Startup Ecosystem Report, ranking Pittsburgh #23 in its list of Emerging Startup Ecosystems globally.

 

Join us on November 10 for a virtual “fireside chat” with representatives from some of the newer organizations and programs that are enriching our region’s ecosystem and ability to support a diverse range of entrepreneurs and businesses. Hear from and connect with these champions of entrepreneurs to learn how they can support your entrepreneurial journey.

Emcee: Sean Luther, Pittsburgh Innovation District

Who Should Attend:  Open to all.

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PDMA Competition

Time: 6 - 7:30 p.m.

Where: Zoom, please register to receive Zoom info

Students who chose to represent Pitt, CMU, and Duquesne will go head-to-head in this year’s Pittsburgh's Chapter of the Product Development and Management Association.  Witness the entrepreneurial talent growing within each of these Pittsburgh universities as students showcase their big ideas for a panel of judges.

Who Should Attend:  Open to all.

Register for PDMA Competition during Global Entrepreneurship Week

 

 

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Kuzneski Innovation Cup

When5 p.m.
Where: Zoom, please register to receive Zoom info

Teams from throughout the University of Pittsburgh have worked on and pitched their new ideas to a panel of industry professionals as part of the Big Idea Center’s newest competition opportunity. Join us as we present the finalist teams to you and announce the winners. Celebrate our student entrepreneurs and learn about the projects “spinning out” of the Big Idea Center!

Who Should Attend:  Open to all. 

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