Diagnosis: Incurable Entrepreneur-itis

Matt Kesinger stands outside the offices of Forest Devices in Pittsburgh's along Fifth Avenue in Pittsburgh's Uptown neighborhood with the company's prototype stroke diagnosis device strapped to his shoulder. Pitt Medical School Student Prescribes a Unique Course for Launching Startup July 24, 2017 Matt Kesinger says he will finish Pitt…

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Pitt Establishes Patent Record and Ranked in Top 25 Universities Worldwide for Patents Issued

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AlphaLab Gear Retools its Hardware Startup Accelerator

Alphalab Gear is an integral part of the Pittsburgh region's entrepreneurial ecosystem. Four years into its existence it is innovating its model for serving hardware startups. In this guest blog, Managing Director Illana Diamond outlines the changes being made and the opportunity for Pitt hardware startups to take their innovations…

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Blast Furnace Fellows Teams on Way to Launching Startups

Cohort 5 of the Pitt Blast Furnace student accelerator is underway with an interesting new twist. For this cohort, a new Blast Furnace Fellowship was created to help Pitt students develop a full-fledged startup by the end of June. The five Blast Furnace Fellows teams must work 30 hours minimum per week at the…

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