Carleton to Launch New Entrepreneur Accelerator

Carleton University’s Sprott School of Business is launching a campus-wide venture accelerator called Carleton Entrepreneurs.  Media are invited to attend the opening of the facility and learn how Carleton Entrepreneurs can help any student or recent graduate to launch and grow successful ventures.

Following the launch, media are invited to stay for the Technology Innovation Management (TIM) Lecture Series and hear from Michael Weiss on “The Business of Open Source.”

When: Thursday, Dec.12, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where: St Patricks Building, Room 102, Carleton University

Register for the TIM Lecture.

About Michael Weiss

Weiss is an associate professor in the Department of Systems and Computer Engineering at Carleton University, and a faculty member in the TIM program. His research interests include open source, ecosystems and business patterns.

Weiss has published on the evolution of open source communities, licensing of open services, patterns for open source businesses, quality management in open source projects and the economics of open source collectives. He has also initiated and contributed to several open source projects.

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