As an ongoing initiative to provide education and consulting services to neighboring communities, the University of Pittsburgh Small Business Development Center is teaming up with Riverside Center for Innovation to offer office hours for individuals who would like to speak to a consultant about opening a business. Register here.
Riverside Center for Innovation creates entrepreneurial change in Pittsburgh We’re a nonprofit company that has generated over half a billion dollars in economic impact and supported more than 3,500 jobs. With office space, networking events, and programs that support diversity, veterans, health technology, brownfield redevelopment, and minority construction firms, the Riverside Center for Innovation is […]
Manufacturing Meaningful Careers An initiative of the University of Pittsburgh’s Department of Industrial Engineering, the MAC is a technology transfer center with highly skilled staff and a working, state-of-the-art factory. The MAC’s mission is to assist manufacturers and individuals in gaining a competitive advantage in the global economy via the use of advanced manufacturing technology […]
Facilitated by an experienced Executive in Residence (EIR) who leads non competitive companies in a peer group setting through monthly sharing & business experience exercises, to help them build stronger business strategies, growth objectives, income objectives, sales processes, operational systems, financial reporting & customer retention processes. Focus is on sales, operations and finance with experiential […]
URA, in partnership with Circles Greater Pittsburgh, Paramount Co-Op, Larimer Consensus Group, and East Liberty Development, Inc. have collaborated in the opening of Catapult’s Gallery on Penn, a new retail incubator in the heart of East Liberty. Catapult’s mission has been to mentor local and minority-owned business owners in their operations from the beginning, providing support […]
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 […]