Pittsburgh Startup News - March 11th

Headlines:

PSN Poll: Should early-stage startups lean more towards offering equity to attract and retain talent or should they focus on competitive salaries to attract talent?

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WHAT’S HAPPENING:  (submit an event)

Tuesday, March 12th:

BioBreakfast with VIP Speaker,
Lieutenant Governor, Austin Davis

Riviera Building | 8 AM - 10 AM

Huntington Bank Breakfast Briefing: Chris Urmson, Aurora CEO

DoubleTree Downtown | 8 AM - 10:15 AM

Thursday, March 14th:

CMU Connects: Building a Startup from 0 to 1 with Mar Hershenson, Pear VC

Virtual | 12:30 PM

‘What’s Your Business Idea?’ with InnovatePgh

Avenu: Atwood | 2:30 PM

Prototyping for Everyone: Low-Fidelity methods to explore and test ideas

Tepper School of Business | 6 PM

Inglis Impact Accelerator Info. Session

Virtual | 6:30 PM

Saturday, March 16th:

Nerd Nite Pittsburgh: The Pittsburgh Mixer

Spirit | 6:30 PM

Career Opportunities: (submit your job opening) 

Apollo Neuroscience

B2B Sales Manager | 4+ YOE | Remote
Conservation Labs

IoT Device Engineer | 5+ YOE | Pittsburgh, PA
FormLogic

NPI Engineer, CNC Machining | 3+ YOE | Pittsburgh, PA
Govini

Data Engineer | 3-5 YOE | Pittsburgh, PA
IRA Logix

Senior Software Engineer  | 8+ YOE | Remote
Mapless AI

ML Engineer: Computer Vision & LIDAR  | 3+ YOE | Hybrid

Things Worth Applying For:

Kaggle March Machine Learning Mania 2024 - forecast the 2024 College Basketball Tournaments
The Inglis Impact Accelerator – an initiative to support emerging entrepreneurs (including those with disabilities) working in disability service and support.
Robin Hood AI Poverty Challenge - the challenge awards three $1Mil prizes for breakthrough AI solutions in education, workforce development, and financial empowerment. 

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Beta Testers Wanted:

  • myTABA - We're currently fine-tuning the beta version of our platform to ensure it's as magical as possible. If you love traveling but wish your travel planning experience could be better, we want to hear from you! You will have a chance to test the myTABA platform and share your feedback, ideas, and desires with us. Your valuable input will help us shape myTABA into the ultimate travel tool you've been waiting for. Sign up to test myTABA.

  • MindTrace - Play a crucial role in refining our neurosurgical planning software before its launch in high-volume hospitals. Get hands-on experience in our Pittsburgh HQ, test cutting-edge technology, and contribute to improving neurosurgical outcomes. Contact [email protected] for a chance to make an impact and earn $20/hour for approx 10 hours/week.

  • SkillBuilder.io - B2B Sales leaders wanted to beta test our AI-powered sales enablement platform. Get early access to the latest ethical AI capabilities, have direct access to the founders, and receive a substantial discount if you decide to hire your first digital salesperson. Contact: [email protected]

We welcome all community members to submit your latest startup news, events, job openings, resources & beta tester requests.