Urban Entrepreneurship

Issue Date: 
July 9, 2012


A June 2 conference, "Make it Happen! Urban Entrepreneurship in Pittsburgh," brought together local business eChristine Kush, IEE associate director; Josh Linkner; and Ann Dugan, IEE founder and directorntrepreneurs to share innovative business plans, enthusiasm, and creativity. The event, held in the Kaufmann Center, 1825 Centre Ave., Hill District, was sponsored by Pitt's Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence in the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration. Featured as the keynote speaker was Josh Linkner, author of The New York Times bestseller  Disciplined Dreaming (Dreamscape Media, 2011) and business partner of basketball Hall-of-Famer Earvin "Magic" Johnson in Detroit Venture Partners. From left are Christine Kush, IEE associate director; Linkner; and Ann Dugan, IEE founder and director.