Monday, January 20, 2020

Fwd: Stay Connected with the Pgh Startup Community

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Here are just a few ways to get more connected
in the Pgh startup community:

Jan. 21st - Finding Follow-On Capital with Ben Garber 

Jan. 22nd - Online Marketing for Startups with Joey Rahimi

Jan. 23rd -  Software May Eat the World, But You'll Still Need a Fork with Ilana Diamond & Matt Verlinch

Jan. 28th - Tax, Business and Accounting Issues for Startups

Jan. 30th - Financial Modeling with Phil Compton
Jan. 22nd - BioBreakfast
Jan. 22nd - Start Smart Law: How to Start a Business on an F-1 Student Visa
Jan. 22nd - Roboburgh Opportunity Expo
Jan. 24th - What's a Developer Advocate even do? with Seth Vargo
Jan. 23rd - Pgh Tech Council Open House
Jan. 24th - 2nd Step: Developing a Business Plan
Jan. 24-25th -  Big Idea Blitz
Jan. 26th -  Alphalab Gear Application Deadline
Jan. 26th -  Alphalab Gear Hardware Cup Application Deadline for Pgh & DC regions.
Jan. 27th - Rice $1.5Mil Business Plan Competition Application Deadline
Jan. 28th - Considerations for Sales Hiring
Jan. 28th - Exploring Pgh's Space Ecosystem
Jan. 29th - Think Beyond the Bank - Small Business Resource Fair
Jan. 29th - 2020 Kickoff Party Benefiting Code & Supply Scholarship Fund at Brew Gentlemen
Jan. 29th - Resources for Entrepreneurs: Legal Advice
Jan. 30th - Pgh Tech Council's Beyond Big Data: AI/ML Summit
Jan. 30th - Univ. of Pgh Innovation Institute SBIR / STTR Workshop
Jan. 30th - Data Privacy in a Digital World
Jan. 31st - Maximizing Mentor Relationships
Jan. 31st - Feb 2nd - She Innovates Hackathon
Feb. 1st - Code & Coffee
Feb. 5th - Pgh Tech Council Breakfast Briefing with Schell Games CEO, Jesse Schell
Feb. 5th - Social Innovation Networking Night

Feb. 5th - The Importance of Cashflow with Othot CFO, Kelly Lynch

Feb. 11th -  Lean Startups with Dave Mawhinney

Feb. 13th - Nuts & Bolts of Angel Investing with Catherine Mott

Feb. 18th - Agile Product Development with Sean Ammirati

Feb. 27th - Leveraging IP to Drive Business Value with Sreekar Gadde & Jason Somma 
Feb. 6th - Pgh Tech Council CMO Insights with Poshmark CEO, Steven Tristan Young
Feb. 6th - LifeX Labs Speaker Series: Ibraheem Badejo PhD, of J&J Innovation Center
Feb. 6th - EngMgmt #5: Blame-free retrospectives
Feb. 7th - Randall Family Big Idea Competition Application Deadline
Feb. 7th - Founders Breakfast
Feb. 12th - Tech Happy Hour
Feb. 13th - Toward the Jet Age of Machine Learning w/ Ameet Talwalkar
Feb. 18th - Start Smart Law: Protecting Your Intellectual Property
Feb. 19th - Startup Drinks Pgh - February
Feb. 20th - Dick's Tech Talk Thursday feat. GameChanger
Feb. 20th - Cafe Innovation: The State of Hardware, Software & Life Science
These Kickass Pgh Startups Are Hiring
Flexable is looking for an amazing Sales Development Rep.

GiftYa is looking for an awesome Director of Security

Fitt is looking for a great Software Engineer

Want to suggest a local startup event, header artist, job opportunity,
or sponsor the next, bi-weekly issue? Simply reply to this email. 

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from getting more connected. 
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Thursday, January 09, 2020

Our Renegades team gets some ink in Swimming World thanks to Logan’s success





Mark Rauterkus
412-298-3432 = cell,

Boys Varsity Swim Coach at Pittsburgh Obama Academy
Executive Head Coach for BGC's Swim & Water Polo Camp with PPS Summer Dreamers
Women's Water Polo Coach for Carnegie Mellon University

Monday, January 06, 2020

Fwd: DON'T MISS! Free Webinar: Google Ad Grants 101

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Mark Rauterkus
412-298-3432 = cell,

Boys Varsity Swim Coach at Pittsburgh Obama Academy
Executive Head Coach for BGC's Swim & Water Polo Camp with PPS Summer Dreamers
Women's Water Polo Coach for Carnegie Mellon University