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Entrepreneurs get more than a fair shot in Pittsburgh, study finds

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – Interim Director Bob Stein was quoted on the connectivity of entrepreneurs in the region…

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The Motherhood: Cultivating an Online Community of Moms

Our Region’s Business – Cooper Munroe, the Motherhood’s co-founder, is joined by Bob Stein of Pitt’s Institute of Entrepreneurial Excellence, to talk about how the company works and how IEE was able to take the Motherhood to the next level…

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Robert Stein named interim director of the Institute

Pittsburgh Business Times – Robert Stein has been named interim director of the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence…

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Pitt’s Dugan ready to pass entrepreneurial baton

The Tribune Review – Ann Dugan prepares to step down as Executive Director of the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence…

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Institute Founder Ann Dugan takes to international airwaves

Bloomberg BusinessWeekAnn Dugan took to the international airwaves  in an interview with Bloomberg Businessweek Radio’s “The Hays Advantage.” Dugan was tapped as an entrepreneurial expert to give ‘shark tank’ like advice for renowned PA menswear company Bills Khakis…

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The Synergy Between Universities, Entrepreneurs and Communities

Huffington Post – I maintain that local universities are best positioned to offer the innovative thinking, resources, and access necessary to help entrepreneurs succeed and grow. And by doing this, universities can also help strengthen the economies of the regions in which they exist as well as serve as anchor institutions for future economic development…

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Pitt entrepreneurial institute’s setup catching eyes

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – When the University of Pittsburgh’s Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence launched in 1993, founder Ann Dugan said chancellor J. Dennis O’Connor made a couple of requests. …

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University of Pittsburgh experts to field Entrepreneur’s Hotline calls

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review –  Entrepreneurs throughout the region will have access to a new asset — an Entrepreneur’s Hotline — starting next week, courtesy of The Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence at the University of Pittsburgh. …

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Institute For Entrepreneurial Excellence To Open Hotline

KDKA – The University of Pittsburgh Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence is marking a milestone. …

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Pitt Entrepreneur Institute Celebrates 2013 Successes, Looks to Future

90.5 WESA – The Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence at the University of Pittsburgh has been working with businesses in the region for 20 years. …

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PNC CEO on cybersecurity, stock market and caught in health care crossfire

Pittsburgh Business Times – PNC Financial Services Group Chairman, CEO and President William Demchak was at the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence’s Wednesday breakfast meeting to talk about Pittsburgh’s economy…

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Business Workshop: Credit card switch deadline will impact all retailers

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – “Implementing EMV technology will reduce fraudulent transactions and make certain that the merchant is not liable when a thief does manage to buy something with stolen card information.”— Robert A. Stein

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Stein named director of Pitt’s Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence

Pittsburgh Business Times – Robert Stein has been officially named director of the University of Pittsburgh’s Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence after being its interim director for about a year. …

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