• Startup

    From Research to Thriving Market

    Regina Koetters - Owner

    Marty's Market

    Marty’s Market's Regina looked to the Institute early on to conduct market research and help her structure the company. Today, Marty’s is a thriving business.

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  • Growth

    Accelerating Growth

    Cooper Munroe and Emily McKhann - Co-Founders

    The Motherhood

    Cooper and Emily turned to the Institute for help in developing a strategy for a system to predict customer interactions. Now, the system is up and running and accelerating the company’s next generation use of social media and fueling their revenue growth.

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  • Transition

    Planning for the Next 100 Years

    JIM WHOLEY - Co-Owner

    Robert Wholey & Company

    There is always something new to learn, even if your family business has been around for 100 years. Fortunately, Jim Wholey had the Institute to rely on when it came time to focus on Robert Wholey & Company’s retail operations and sell the wholesale part of the business.

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  • Feature

    Internship Initiative Announced

    Collaboration to Keep More Graduates in Region Symbolizes Expanded Possibilities of Pitt’s Innovation Institute

    The leaders announced details of the program to businesses at the IEE’s monthly member program.

    University of Pittsburgh Vice Provost and Dean of Students Dr. Kathy Humphrey and Institute Interim Director Bob Stein announced the launch of a new, competitive internship program that will connect Pitt’s 18,000 undergraduate students with internship opportunities at the thousands of local businesses connected to the Institute.

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