Build or expand your business with a Pitt innovation

Need an innovation for your next startup idea? Are you looking to expand your business? Take a look at what the many schools at the University of Pittsburgh are researching and developing, year after year.  (more…)

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Four Fabulous Free Things You Didn’t Expect Pitt to Offer You

Imagine that you come to Pitt as a freshman, or returning upperclassmen, and “BAM!” you say to yourself, “Self, that is a great idea I have. I need to start a business!” In short, you realize that you have an idea that could make you the next startup superstar. You’ve…

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Young Entrepreneurs: Keep Working On Your Dreams

"Out here the nights are long, the days are lonely I think of you and I'm working on a dream I'm working on a dream" -Bruce Springsteen - Working On A Dream  Dreams are powerful. Not the ones you may have forgotten about in last night’s sleep---you may have forgotten…

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The Good, Bad and the Ugly of Being an Entrepreneur

We enjoyed one ‘last blast’ at the University of Pittsburgh’s Blast Furnace student accelerator Speaker Series. The subject was extremely important for the ‘about to graduate’ Blast Furnace participants: the good, the bad and the ugly of being an entrepreneur. In the Furnace we had two veterans: Larry Shoup and…

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