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Small Business and Government: Maximizing Entrepreneurship, Driving Innovation

Please join the Chief Counsel for Advocacy, Dr. Winslow Sargeant, for an exciting two days – Please register to attend the PANEL DISCUSSION that is in your area of expertise and interest.

Registration is FREE.

Where: University of Pittsburgh Joseph Katz Graduate School of Business Mervis Hall

When:  March 12th and 13th

Registration begins at 8:30am followed by an introduction of Dr. Sargeant. Panels begin at 9:45am.
The event aims to: 

  • Engage entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, government officials, angel investors, funding innovators and academics in a public – private forum.
  • Generate bold ideas to advance the innovative entrepreneurial community.
  • Identify how to foster sustainable growth in Life Sciences, Health Care, Manufacturing, Energy, Young Entrepreneurship, High Tech Innovation, Information Tech and Urban Entrepreneurship, Advanced Tech and Mfg., Chemical, Women and Minority Entrepreneurship.
  • An opportunity to discuss tools that optimize small business innovators and government relationships through the impact of accelerators, and emerging capital strategies. Continue Reading

GrowBiz Media and CEO Rieva Lesonsky to Engage Pittsburgh Entrepreneurs TweetChat

– Los Angeles-based entrepreneur, speaker and small business expert, Rieva Lesonsky (@Rieva) will provide insights and answers to questions from Pittsburgh-area small business owners via Twitter in Building Bridges for Business’ (@bridges4biz) monthly TweetChat on January 15, 2013 at 7 PM EDT.   The Tweetchat is sponsored by True Fit. Lesonsky, who is co-founder and CEO of… Continue Reading

Building Bridges for Business Offers Small Businesses an Opportunity to Soar

Building Bridges for Business – a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering small business owners by providing one-stop access to resources, information and partnerships – is achieving its organizational mission – providing small business owners with unprecedented connections to local agencies, contacts and other necessary business resources. “Our team has certainly worked hard to push the… Continue Reading

Have Coffee With Building Bridges for Business

Building Bridges for Business debuted its new Coffee With…SM video series – another resource aimed at empowering and educating small business owners in Pittsburgh – on the organization’s YouTube channel. The videos feature successful small business owners and political and community leaders discussing their thoughts on issues that are crowd sourced via the organizations Twitter,… Continue Reading