Events Calendar

14 Nov
Start Smart Seminars:
Event Type

Trainings & Workshops


Research, Innovation, Governance, Technology

Target Audience

Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Graduate Students


University Unit
Innovation Institute


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Start Smart Seminars:

Start Smart is a series of legal education seminars for entrepreneurs.  It is year-round, free, and open to the public.  It is hosted by the University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute, CMU Project Olympus, and Pitt School of Law's Innovation Practice Institute.

September 24, 2019
Overview of Startup Legal Issues
CMU, Gates Hillman Center, Room 4405

In this session the most common issues facing entrepreneurs preparing to launch a startup will be addressed. Come equipped with your own questions and issues.


October 15, 2019
How to Negotiate a Term Sheet
Pitt Barco Law Building, Room 113

Overview of key terms and fundamentals about capital raises. In this interactive session, the participants will divided into venture capitalists and companies and then engage in a mock negotiation of convertible debt.


November 14, 2019  

(This event date has changed from Nov 12 to Nov 14.)
Company Formation Seminar and Workshop
Pitt Barco Law Building, Room 113

During this seminar, participants will walk through the steps for startup formation. Afterwards, participants will be paired with a Pitt law student to create a roadmap for forming your startup.

Thursday, November 14 at 5:00 p.m.

Event Registration Required

This event requires registration.