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Do you want to start your own company? Do you want to network with the greatest entrepreneurs? Do you want to partner with like-minded innovators and build meaningful connections? Register to participate the annual Hack-a-Startup on November 2nd - 4th, co-hosted by the CMU U.S.-China Innovation and Entrepreneurship Association (IEA), Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Association (UEA), and Graduate Entrepreneurship Club (GEC)!!!

Hack-a-Startup is a platform for innovative and motivated individuals to develop a creative startup idea over the weekend and pitch their projects in front of a panel of professional judges. During the process, competitors can not only learn valuable lessons about entrepreneurship, but also connect with professionals and fellow participants. Moreover, we are providing thousands of dollars in cash prizes to the top winners!

Build. Innovate. Compete. All at Hack-a-Startup.


W e W a n t Y o u

Hustler 

You make investors and customers want the product

Hacker 

You drive technology breakthroughs and create new products

Designer 

You shape the user experience and everything users see


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Judges

Randy Eager

Founder of Aqualibrium LLC & Mentor at Alphalab

Chris Caruso

Vice President at PPG

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Awards

First Prize $1000

Second Prize $500

Third Prize $250

Popularity Award $100

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Speakers

Eric Boughner BNY Mellon Chairman

Dave Mawhinney Executive Director of CMU Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship

Jamie Boudreaux Host

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We Want You

to DESIGN

to BUILD

to PITCH