Cooperative Principles Applied to the Innovation Economy Work Hard Pittsburgh is a cooperatively owned and operated business incubator that combines media and technology services with training, sales support, and access to capital. We provide entrepreneurs with a path to start, scale, and sustain their business ventures. We adhere to the standard cooperative values of self-help, […]
Come hear two women in finance discuss their journeys through the ranks in the financial realm, providing real insights and perspectives and answering questions including how they did it, whether or not they had mentors along the way that opened doors for them, and how they handled road blocks. Register here.
First Sip Brew Box Q: Tell us more about First Sip Brew Box and where the inspiration came from. A: The wife and I were on a road trip to the Smokey Mountains in NC late 2015 after visiting some our first Craft Breweries together and fell in love with what they represented a social […]
The URA offers several different façade improvement programs designed to help commercial building owners and tenants improve or restore their storefronts. STREETFACE RENOVATION PROGRAM The Streetface Renovation Program is designed to help business owners make improvements to their façades and improve the “face” of their commercial districts by creating more attractive street-level experiences. Program Summary […]
Learn the in’s and out’s of staffing a company, including hiring of employees and/or retaining independent contractors, interns and volunteers, important terms of employment or retention, restrictive covenants, and the use of employee equity to attract and retain personnel. Register here.
Founded in 2002, Idea Foundry is a Pittsburgh-based, non-profit economic development organization dedicated to creating living-wage, high-opportunity jobs. We do this by investing in and working alongside entrepreneurs to transform innovative business ideas into viable commercial activities and leveraging global programs to attract talent, capital and business to our region. With over 200 companies and […]