The Ultimate Guide for Taking Your Innovation to Market: A New Free eBook by the Innovation Institute

The start of a New Year is a time to set goals for ourselves. At the Innovation Institute, one of our many resolutions in 2016 is to better leverage our team’s vast entrepreneurial expertise to develop valuable resources for Pitt innovators, entrepreneurs and the local startup community. Recently we developed…

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Blast Furnace Announces Spring 2016 Cohort of 11 Student Teams

Blast Furnace, the University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute’s student startup accelerator, has selected 11 student teams to participate in the Spring 2016 cohort. With the new cohort, Blast Furnace will have fostered 46 student startup teams in less than one year of operation. The selection process for the current cohort…

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Life in the Fast Lane: Lessons in Entrepreneurship From Rock’n’Roll

In tribute to the passing of Eagles co-founder Glenn Frey, we are re-posting a blog from 2015. Recently I watched the documentary, The History of the Eagles. If you’re a certain age, you’ll know every song, whether or not you’re a fan. Some background: The Eagles are one of the…

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Pilot Partnership Makes Gartner Research Available to Pitt Innovators

Pitt Entrepreneurs seeking market research in the software and information technology space now have access to one of the most powerful research services available through a pilot partnership with Gartner Research. Campus-wide access to Gartner Research is now available through the Pitt library at this link: http://www.library.pitt.edu/gartner​ using your existing…

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