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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Startup PittBlitz Attracts Strong Turnout of Student Entrepreneurs

Vinh Luong may only be a freshman computer science student at the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences, but he has already worked for three startup companies and expects to have a few of his own under his belt before long. “The level of creativity, of energy, of innovation is…

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This Little Piggy Went to the Market… and Your Innovation Can Too

Understanding the value and product-market fit of your innovation is crucial, but it's only half the work. Once you have an idea of how you can make money, the next step is to decide how to spend money to bring your innovation to market. The Innovation Institute's First Gear teams…

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