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Inclusive Innovation Summit 2019

Inclusive Innovation Week returns in 2019 for a fourth straight year, this time as a three-day Summit. This annual event is an opportunity for local organizations and businesses to come together and showcase their vision for inclusion in Pittsburgh. The 2019 Inclusive Innovation Summit will take place in three locations on the Boulevard of the […]

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Incubators & Accelerators
Idea Foundry

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 […]

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Coworking Space
Work Hard Pittsburgh

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, […]

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James Laughlin Music Center, Chatham Shadyside Campus, 1 Woodland Rd.
Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series – BEST PRACTICES & LESSONS LEARNED FROM WOMEN IN FINANCE AT THE TOP

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.

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Startup of the Month
Startup of the Month: LifeWhere

LifeWhere is transforming the home service provider market by introducing predictive analytics for home utilities. The breakthrough LifePulse technology attaches to machines in the home, constantly monitoring utility health.  Through applications and cloud analytics, service providers are alerted to a problem before it happens. Homeowners have a home health dashboard, efficiency advice and warning system to schedule repairs […]

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Grants
Façade Improvement Programs

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 […]

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