1. Go to Open Coffee Club
  2. Engage with Carnegie Mellon (even if you're not an alum) and attend their events
  3. Reach out to and connect with Alpha Lab, Alpha Lab Gear and Thrill Mill
  4. Beware that getting seed funding isn't easy but try not to get discouraged
  5. Familiarize yourself with some of the more established startups- Jazz (formerly Resumator), NoWait, ShowClix, 4 Moms, Acquion Energy, Rhiza Labs, DuoLingo and Niche
  6. Keep your eye out for some cool startups gaining momentum fast - Thread, Sole Power, Astrobotic
  7. Make sure you attend Thrival next year.