Monthly Archives: January 2017

Urban Innovation21 Reports 2016’s Tax Credit Awards and Internship Success

The Keystone Innovation Zone (KIZ) tax credits program is one of the largest unencumbered sources of financial support for high growth startup companies in the state of PA. There are 29 KIZs in the State of PA.  The companies that are awarded KIZ tax credits are able to exchange those credits for cash.   There are 2 KIZs in Pittsburgh, the Greater Oakland KIZ, which is run by the Pittsburgh Technology Council and the Pittsburgh Central Keystone Innovation Zone Program (PCKIZ), which is managed by Urban Innovation21.   Urban Innovation21 is a public-private partnership comprised of institutions of higher education institutions, businesses,…