Carnegie Mellon and Pittsburgh Site by the River10/09/2014
“Innovation Works raises $24M for new fund Riverfront Ventures from investors including Carnegie Mellon and Pittsburgh Universities.”
Read more at Global University Venturing
Pittsburgh entrepreneurs, investors celebrate wins10/09/2014
This year’s 3RVF was the largest fair in the organizations history, with more than 150 investors and 42 featured companies.
Read more in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Carnegie Mellon hopes vehicle will drill on moon10/09/2014
The CMU Robotics Institute and the spinoff firm, Astrobotic Technology Inc., hope to launch the Polaris prototype on a rocket bound for the moon in October 2015.
Read more and watch the video at WTAE-TV
3 Rivers Capital Fair at Heinz Field brings investors, startups together10/08/2014
“Pittsburgh is increasingly becoming a Midwest magnet, offering a slower, more deliberate pace of deal-making for investors looking for new companies with big ideas, say startups and investors.”
Read more in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Pittsburgh startups catch eyes, pockets of venture capitalists10/06/2014
Funding to local startups in the first nine months of 2014 was more than $250M due in part to improving economy, an oversaturation of investors in Silicon Valley and greater visibility of research from Pittsburgh’s Universities.
Read more in the Pittsburgh Tribune Review