Global Entrepreneurship Week

Portrait of Ben Weiss holding a can and a bottle

During one week each November, thousands of events and competitions in 170 countries inspire millions to engage in entrepreneurial activity while connecting them to potential collaborators, mentors and even investors. At the University of Pittsburgh, our Global Entrepreneurship Week partners with Carnegie Mellon University for one week. 

Nov. 9, 5 p.m.
An Evening with Ben Weiss
The University of Pittsburgh presents Ben Weiss, founder of Bai Brands and author of "Basementality," in this new talk designed to inspire budding entrepreneurs to get their ideas off of the ground.

Nov. 10, 5-7 p.m.
Product Management Development Association (PDMA) Pitch Competition 
Teams from the University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University and Duquesne University will pitch their innovative ideas to an expert panel of judges to compete for prizes. 

Nov. 11, 5-6:30 p.m.
Change the World: Social Innovation Panel
Students, alumni and the Pittsburgh community are welcome to join a conversation with Pittsburgh mission-driven organizations.

Nov. 12, 5-6:30 p.m.
Steel City Startups 
Join us for our annual event highlighting startups from throughout the greater city of Pittsburgh.

Global Entrepreneurship Week is sponsored by PNC/numo.