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REAL COMPANIES, REAL ISSUES

Each season, the Forum puts a fascinating mix of businesses under the microscope, in industries ranging from consumer goods to software to medical devices to information technology.

Each firm delivers an honest, behind-the scenes view of the challenges they face. From hot startups to big names, all of them share an entrepreneurial culture and a thirst for insight. Past presenters have included:

redzoneREDZONE ROBOTICS is a world-class robotics firm. While they defined a very successful niche working in hazardous environments, they didn’t want to become trapped in it. The Forum helped Redzone think through its diversification strategy.

 

4momsTHORLEY INDUSTRIES blends market insight with technology to create innovative products under its 4MOMS brand. The success of their products posed a dilemma: market products or keep the focus on development? The Forum offered advice at a critical time.

 

medradMEDRAD, known for highly reliable devices that support diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, knew that continued growth would depend on fostering strong global sales. At the Forum, the company shared lessons learned in international marketing and sought new insights for building its global business.

 

OTHER PARTICIPANTS

  • Akustica
  • Body Media
  • Cygnus Manufacturing Company
  • ModCloth
  • Neuro Kinetics
  • Plextronics
  • Precision Therapeutics
  • Renal Solutions
  • Respironics
  • Vocollect

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

Our sponsors allow us to continue creating impactful programs that help Pittsburgh’s entrepreneurs. To find out more, email us at jill@berardigroup.com.

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MISSION

The MIT Enterprise Forum’s mission is to inform, connect, and coach entrepreneurs—enabling them to rapidly transform ideas into world-changing companies. We are a network of local organizations, and open to the world.

VISION

Our vision is to build a better world by accelerating the creation and growth of world-class companies right here in Pittsburgh.