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Ascender

Ascender elevates the start/build ecosystem in Pittsburgh by strategically identifying, developing and integrating the conditions for success. From fledgling tech companies, healthcare innovators, and nonprofits to makers, creators, services and shops, we see the importance of raising the sea level of entrepreneurship in Pittsburgh so that innovators of all kinds will thrive. As the intersection for […]

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Education & Consulting Services
Academy Pittsburgh

Learn to code with Academy Pittsburgh: 12 Weeks </> New Career Get real world experience in Ruby, C#, JavaScript, and HTML/CSS through project-based learning and connections to the larger technology community in Pittsburgh. Academy Pittsburgh’s mission is to give back and strengthen the regional entrepreneurial ecosystem. We provide condensed and practical technology skill building that […]

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City Resources
Business Plans Index: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

A strong business plan is essential for understanding your enterprise and securing funding. The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh maintains the Business Plans Index, an index of free sample business plans to serve as guides for a wide range of startups and established businesses. Contact the library for help accessing these sample plans or assistance locating sample […]

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Pittsburgh Technology Council

The Pittsburgh Technology Council can help your tech company succeed through a proven platform of Business Development, Talent Retention, Government Relations and Visibility Services. Companies at all growth stages use the Pittsburgh Technology Council to build new business, connect to capital, grow a workforce and make headlines. Pittsburgh Technology Council members cut across Pittsburgh’s tech […]

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Education & Consulting Services
Diversity Business Resource Center

We break barriers for disadvantaged businesses. We’re a single point of contact for minority, women, veterans and other disadvantaged business owners seeking information to start, sustain and grow their business. Our services help pre-venture, startup and existing businesses acquire the tools they need to break down the barriers that may impede their growth. The Diversity […]

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Education & Consulting Services
IEE Center’s Information Technology Program

Information technology (IT) is the glue that binds a company’s operations together, including internal communication, inventory control, sales processes, risk management and customer relations. But unless you are knowledgeable about IT, how can you be sure that your current platforms and systems are meeting your needs and strategic goals? The Institute’s Information Technology services provide the […]

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Innovation Works

Turning ideas into companies Our mission is to introduce, connect, support and expand the startup & entrepreneurial ecosystem within Southwestern Pennsylvania, making our region a center for innovative startups and tech investors from around the country. Our portfolio spans key sectors of strength in the Pittsburgh region including robotics, artificial intelligence, medical devices, retail technologies, […]

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Education & Consulting Services
C-leveled

WE’RE ALL IN THE BUSINESS OF GROWING YOUR BUSINESS C-leveled is a company built by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs. We are a band of successful entrepreneurs, creatives, and tech enthusiasts. We bring you the perfect blend of a business consulting firm juxtaposed with a full-service marketing and creative agency. Our objective is to help companies reach […]

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Education & Consulting Services
Duquesne University Small Business Development Center

Grow your business with no-cost consulting and education from Duquesne University’s Small Business Development Center. Through confidential, individualized consulting, the Small Business Development Center helps more than 500 small businesses annually find their path to success. Services include: Management Consulting International Business Operations Environmental Management Assistance Specialized Consulting for Technology Firms Business taxes Energy efficiency […]

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Education & Consulting Services
Urban & Community Entrepreneurship Program

Good for business, Good for the community.  The Urban & Community Entrepreneurship Program (UCEP) helps entrepreneurs overcome the challenges of starting businesses in distressed and underserved neighborhoods and exurban “Main Street” business districts through four major resources: Educational Workshops, Community Power to Prosper Program,Consulting Services, and Collaborative Partnerships. UCEP is committed to advancing entrepreneurship in underserved and […]

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