Randall Family Big Idea Competition

One of the largest student startup competitions in Pittsburgh, the Randall Family Big Idea Competition awards $100,000 in prizes annually.

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Randall Big Idea

Blast Furnace Cohort 5 Demo Day

Demo Day is always a celebration! This cohort we will be celebrating 14 student teams and their 8 weeks of hard work within the Blast Furnace, Pitt's student accelerator. The students will pitch and demo their ideas to an audience of VIPs from Pittsburgh’s startup scene.

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Wells Competition

The Michael G. Wells Competition is sponsored by the Michael G. Wells Entrepreneurial Scholars Fund, and is for University of Pittsburgh students who are developing innovations related to the healthcare field.

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Wells Competition
Kuzneski Innovation Cup

Kuzneski Innovation Cup

The Kuzneski Innovation Cup is sponsored by Andrew and Laurie Kuzneski, and is for University of Pittsburgh students who are developing innovations that can positively impact people’s lives in areas other than healthcare.

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Pitt vs. CMU Undergraduate and Graduate Student Innovation Competition

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She innovates

She Innovates

This is the first all women's hackathon at the University of Pittsburgh! You can apply individually or as a team of 2-5 students to pitch software or app concepts. This event is for all female undergraduates and graduates, with or without a computer science background.

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Startup Blitz

Startup Blitz is a startup-athon where students form teams and pitch their ideas for a chance at winning cash prizes.

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Startup Blitz