The Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence (IEE) is Western Pennsylvania’s number one membership resource for business leaders who are starting, growing, or transitioning a business. Through customized, one-on-one consulting, exclusive educational programs, and deep connections to the region’s entrepreneurs, the Institute helps the business leaders of today and tomorrow to prosper.
Launched by the Office of the Provost in 2013, the Innovation Institute is the University’s hub for activities that promote and foster innovation and entrepreneurship on campus and throughout the Pittsburgh region. The Institute is built on a foundation supported by education, collaboration, communication, and economic development.
Thrill Mill, Inc. is a Pittsburgh-based non-profit organization providing mentorship, programming, strategic partnerships, funding and collaborative workspace to early-stage startups across all industries and growth needs.
Innovation Works is dedicated to making Southwestern Pennsylvania a center for innovative startups and tech investors from around the country. IW invests capital, business expertise, and other resources into high-potential companies with the greatest likelihood for regional economic impact.
Alpha Lab provides early-stage technology companies with an extensive mentor network, educational sessions with industry leaders, and a rich entrepreneurial work environment within a nationally ranked accelerator program.
Alpha Lab Gear is a hardware and robotic startup accelerator that provides physical product companies with investment, mentorship, and connections.