Believing in something nobody else can see: A YNPN Pgh Mentor-Mentee Experience
Posted on 05.16.2013
The article below was written by YNPN Pgh mentee participant, Shawn Coleman, of the YNPN Mentorship Program. He tells his story of how his experience in the program helped him believe he could reach success in his business.
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$100K goes to 7 Pittsburgh startups
Posted on 05.14.2013
Seven Pittsburgh-area startups operating in redeveloping neighborhoods are receiving grants from the economic development group Urban Innovation21.
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Urban Innovation21 Announces Winners of $100K Grant Competition for Tech Startups, Supports Point Park University’s First Tech Spinout
Posted on 05.13.2013
Urban Innovation is boosting the local economy by awarding $275K in grants to small businesses this calendar year. Tech startups located in the Pittsburgh Central Keystone Innovation Zone (PCKIZ) will tap into $100K to advance their efforts.
Urban Innovation21 Launches New Business Resource
Posted on 04.19.2013
Urban Innovation21 added a new feature to its website. This tool will give you full access to the list of grant winners and participants of the Hill District and Homewood grant competitions for small businesses.
Urban Innovation21 highlighted in Kaufman Foundation's Spotlight of Pittsburgh Entreprenuerial Scene
Posted on 04.18.2013
Thirty years ago, Pittsburgh was given up for dead. City leaders realized that if the town were ever to recover it would need a more diversified economy and that entrepreneurship would be key.
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PCKIZ Company Launches EthAssist™
Posted on 04.05.2013
PITTSBURGH, PA -- The Institute of Consultative Bioethics (ICB), a Pittsburgh-based technology startup, announced today the release of EthAssist™, the company’s inaugural software offering that provides a cutting-edge, practical solution to address underserved bioethics knowledge transfer needs associated with the healthcare and education sectors.
Duquesne University Receives $500,000 RACP Grant for Law Clinic Site
Posted on 03.20.2013
The Duquesne University School of Law has been awarded a $500,000
grant from the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) that
will be utilized for developing the future site of the school’s
Clinical Legal Education Program.