Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Resources

Websites:
University of Pittsburgh Office of Technology Management
University of Pittsburgh Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence
Epicenter Program for Developing Engineering Student Entrepreneurs
National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance (NCIIA)
TiE Pittsburgh: Fostering Entrepreneurship Globally (https://pittsburgh.tie.org/) 
• Steve Blank’s How To Build a Startup
Design Thinking Action Lab  


Books / Articles:
Business Model Generation by Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur
The Startup Owner’s Manual and Strategy Guide
The Four Steps to Epiphany by Steve Blank
All Star Student Entrepreneurs

Campus Based
Randall Family Big Idea Competition (Runs November 2013 – April 2014)
University of Pittsburgh Annual Computer Science Day Business Idea Competition (March each year)


Regional
Pittsburgh Startup Weekend (Oct. 18-20, 2013) 

National
New York Times Business Plans