The VentureBridge program mentors CMU students seeking to transform their high-tech concept into a startup. Bridging the gap between educational and startup environments, the program welcomes aspiring entrepreneurs to CMU’s Silicon Valley campus, providing unique access to the region’s venture capital ecosystem. VentureBridge teams are supported throughout the process of building their startup into a reality, graduating from the program with a validated proof of concept and strategy for acquiring customers. VentureBridge is hosted by the Integrated Innovation Institute, in conjunction with the Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship.

Venture bridge application open

Source: Carnegie Mellon University


Summer Session

  • June 5th to August 15th, 2017
  • Applications due: April 24th
  • Decision Date: May 8th


Fall Session

  • September 11th to November 25th, 2017


For more information, visit the VentureBridge page.