Mar 01

Applications Due

The Blast Furnace is a student accelerator providing access to a deep mentor network, inspirational co-working space, and a rich curriculum preparing students for creating and growing their business ideas.  It is led by Greg Coticchia, Entrepreneur in Residence and Blast Furnace Director. The program runs as an eight-week cohorts beginning…

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Mar 22

Pittsburgh CIO of the Year

Nominate a Leader in IT Today! Nomination Deadline has been EXTENDED THRU JANUARY 25! New Location!  2017 CIO of the Year will take place at the Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh. At CIO of the year, you will: • Celebrate the most accomplished regional CIOs and CISOs • Learn about the current…

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Mar 23

Randall Family Big Idea Competition

Welcome to the Randall Family Big Idea competition and $100,000 in cash prizes for Pitt students! This competition is an experience-based learning opportunity for Pitt students with big ideas. Discover how to take your big idea to the next level towards startup creation. The competition spans February and March of…

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Mar 23

Randall Family Big Idea Competition Showcase

Join us for the Randall Family Big Idea Showcase and Awards! RSVP Now, Space is limited. Alumni Hall First Floor Connolly Ballroom Showcase: 4:00 -5:00 p.m. Awards: 5:00 -6:30 p.m. Meet the teams in the final round of Big Idea See what teams will walk away with a total of…