About

Launchpgh is an online portal connecting entrepreneurs with opportunities in Pittsburgh. Launchpgh connects you with our city’s investors, business development organizations, and grassroots groups from the startup community.

What’s Happening? – Check out upcoming events and contests for innovators.

Local Resources – Find business consulting and technical assistance, networking groups, Coworking and maker spaces, and links to job postings for Pittsburgh startups.

Find the Funding – Pittsburgh investors, from seed funding up to venture capital.

Made in PGH – Get a  taste of Pittsburgh’s inventive arts and entertainment, unique neighborhoods, and world class innovation sector.

We want to include your content in Launchpgh!

Do you fund Pittsburgh companies or startups? Organize a networking group or membership association? Offer free consulting or technical assistance?

If you offer resources to Pittsburgh entrepreneurs, please contact us so we can add you to the Launchpgh listings. Launchpgh will help people find you, faster. Please note, for-profit, private sector organizations can only submit content to the following sections: events and contests, funding, coworking, makerspace, and networking groups.

Please contact Daren Ellerbee at dellerbee@ura.org to become a part of the Launchpgh listings.

Citywide Collaboration

Launchpgh was created in partnership with the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and PowerUp Pittsburgh. PowerUp Pittsburgh’s mission is to accelerate the commercialization of technology innovation activities to create jobs in the Pittsburgh region, particularly in the City of Pittsburgh’s underserved neighborhoods.

Special thanks to Gabe McMorland, Jeremy Hirsch (Aptus Digital), Julien Scranton (Pittsburgh Technology Council), Don Morrison (Blue Tree Allied Angels), Terri Glueck (Innovation Works), and Jorgen Pedersen (re2) for their input on the development of this site.