Jan 18 - Jan 19

Big Idea Blitz

Big Idea Blitz is a 24-hour idea, pitch, and team development competition…

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Jan 23

Pittsburgh Entrepreneurs Forum Presents: You Only Get One Brain

Pittsburgh has been a center for innovation for many technology verticals from…

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Jan 25 - Jan 27

She Innovates

The Women in Computer Science (WiCS), School of Computing and Information, and Innovation…

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Jan 25

2nd Step: Developing a Business Plan

Most financing options require a solid business plan. Learn all you need…

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Jan 25

Investor Office Hours with Draper Triangle- 1/25

Attend this rare opportunity to sit down face-to-face and practice pitch your innovation…

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Nicolina DiNardi, Tether Together, Pitt Innovation Institute, Randall Family Big Idea Competition ceremony held at the Connolly Ballroom

Jan 28

Info Session: Randall Family Big Idea Competition

Drop in at the Big Idea Center, Monday, January 28 from 4…

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Jan 29

Start Smart Legal: Starting a Business with an F-1…

Students with an F-1 Visa can legally start businesses as well as…

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Feb 01

Info Session: Randall Family Big Idea Competition

Imagine what it would be like to win a giant check for…

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Feb 05

Raising Capital: Part One

Learn about legal issues associated with raising capital.

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Feb 07

Positioning Your Intellectual Portfolio for Investment and Exit

Gregory J. Carlin B.S. (Pitt '94) , M.S. (Pitt '94) and J.D.,…

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Feb 08

1st Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business

Thinking of starting a small business? Begin exploring the size of your…

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Feb 12

PVCA’s “Under 40” Reception 2/12

You are invited to join PVCA's Emerging Leaders Board and other 40-and-under…

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Feb 14

Raising Capital: Part Two

Learn how to address legal issues associated with investing in startup companies.

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Feb 21

Innovation Igniter Session – 2/21

The Innovation Igniter program is designed to help participants get introduced to…

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Feb 22

2nd Step: Developing a Business Plan

Most financing options require a solid business plan. Learn all you need…

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Office hours Investor, Regulatory, and Legal for all your Pitt startup questions

Feb 22

Investor Office Hours – 2/22

The Innovation Institute has partnered with the largest seed stage investor in…

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Feb 28

Social Enterprises: Profit with a Purpose

Learn about profit vs. non-profit entities, hybrids and alternative legal models.

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Mar 07

How to Handle Your Intellectual Property

Learn how to deal with intellectual property issues in a startup.

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Mar 08

1st Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business

Thinking of starting a small business? Begin exploring the size of your…

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Mar 21

Randall Family Big Idea Competition Celebration

Celebrate the 2019 Randall Family Big Idea Competition with us!  Save the Date…

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Mar 21

Company Formation

Learn about different legal entity structures and other startup formation basics.

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Mar 22

Hacking for Humanity

Create prototypes to address the challenge of ending human trafficking.

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Mar 22

2nd Step: Developing a Business Plan

Most financing options require a solid business plan. Learn all you need…

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Mar 27

Innovation Igniter Session – 3/27

The Innovation Igniter program is designed to help participants get introduced to…

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Apr 02

Preparing for an Exit

Learn how to prepare the company for sale and avoid delays.

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Apr 02 - Apr 03

3 Rivers Venture Fair – 4/2

3 Rivers Venture Fair This well-regarded event was created in 2002 to…

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Apr 05

1st Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business

Thinking of starting a small business? Begin exploring the size of your…

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Apr 23

Legal Issues Around Employees

Learn the in's and out's of staffing a company.

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Apr 24

Innovation Igniter Session – 4/24

The Innovation Igniter program is designed to help participants get introduced to…

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Apr 26

2nd Step: Developing a Business Plan

Most financing options require a solid business plan. Learn all you need…

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May 03

1st Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business

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May 14

25th Annual PVCA Awards Luncheon 5/14

Marc Malandro and 3 other remarkable entrepreneurs will be honored at the…

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May 17

2nd Step: Developing a Business Plan

Most financing options require a solid business plan. Learn all you need…

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May 23

Innovation Igniter Session – 5/23

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Office hours Investor, Regulatory, and Legal for all your Pitt startup questions

May 31

Investor Office Hours – 5/31

The Innovation Institute has partnered with the largest seed stage investor in…

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Jun 07

1st Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business

Thinking of starting a small business? Begin exploring the size of your…

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Jun 20

Innovation Igniter Session – 6/20

The Innovation Igniter program is designed to help participants get introduced to…

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Jun 21

2nd Step: Developing a Business Plan

Most financing options require a solid business plan. Learn all you need…

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first step sbdc

Jul 12

1st Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business

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Jul 26

2nd Step: Developing a Business Plan

Most financing options require a solid business plan. Learn all you need…

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Aug 02

1st Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business

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Aug 16

2nd Step: Developing a Business Plan

Most financing options require a solid business plan. Learn all you need…

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Aug 20

Innovation Igniter Session – 8/20

The Innovation Igniter program is designed to help participants get introduced to…

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Office hours Investor, Regulatory, and Legal for all your Pitt startup questions

Aug 30

Investor Office Hours- 8/30

The Innovation Institute has partnered with the largest seed stage investor in…

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first step sbdc

Sep 06

1st Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business

Thinking of starting a small business? Begin exploring the size of your…

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Sep 19

Innovation Igniter Session – 9/19

The Innovation Igniter program is designed to help participants get introduced to…

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Sep 20

2nd Step: Developing a Business Plan

Most financing options require a solid business plan. Learn all you need…

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Oct 04

1st Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business

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Oct 16

Innovation Igniter Session – 10/16

The Innovation Igniter program is designed to help participants get introduced to…

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Oct 18

2nd Step: Developing a Business Plan

Most financing options require a solid business plan. Learn all you need…

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first step sbdc

Nov 01

1st Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business

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Nov 15

2nd Step: Developing a Business Plan

Most financing options require a solid business plan. Learn all you need…

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Nov 19

Innovation Igniter Session – 11/19

The Innovation Igniter program is designed to help participants get introduced to…

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Dec 06

1st Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business

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Dec 13

2nd Step: Developing a Business Plan

Most financing options require a solid business plan. Learn all you need…

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