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    Blast Furnace Hearth

    Everything you need for your 9 weeks in the furnace!  

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Save the Date: 

Mentor Mixer

October 14, 8:30 a.m.
WPU, Kurtzman Room
See list of mentors 

 Demo Day!

December 7, 5-7 p.m.

Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place! 

The last session of each cohort is Demo Day, where you pitch your idea to a panel of VIP’s from Pittsburgh’s local startup scene and take their best shot at winning the coveted Blast Furnace Cup.

Slack Channel: Click here to join with your pitt.edu email

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Welcome to Cohort 6 of the Blast Furnace!  

Please fill out the form to your right by November 15, 2017!  It should be filled out by the Team Lead. One form per team. Check out pittblastfurnace.com for examples! 


Monday Peer Participation Class &

Wednesday Entrepreneurial Speaker Series


Basic Agenda:

Monday (9 sessions):

(Soft Drinks Provided; Teams prep before session)

Starts at 5PM until 7PM

Brief presentation by Teaching Team followed by

Individual team updates / exercises / Q&A


All Monday events are in the Blast Furnace Workspace are at G50 Gardner Steel Conference Center

Enter on O’Hara Street, under blue awning, door closest to Soldiers & Sailors Memorial

Address: 4042 O’Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213

Click here to submit your 2P number from your Pitt ID and gain access to the building


Wednesday (8 sessions):

(Pizza/Sandwiches/Soft Drinks Provided)

Start time 5PM

Speakers between 5 and 6:30PM

Social/Network 6:30PM


 Wed Nights is in Barco Law Building, Room 111

Thursday, November 2nd we will be in Barco Law Building, Room 107