Who Should Attend Startup Weekend Pittsburgh?

Startup Weekend Pittsburgh

The next Startup Weekend Pittsburgh, aka Startup Weekend Pittsburgh 6,  starts this Friday, November 21, 2014.  Startup Weekend is a weekend long event where folks will come together to build a business in 2 days and it isn't just for entrepreneurs. This is one of my MOST favorite events in Pittsburgh.  I have attended twice and it has been an incredible way to work on some business ideas and make new friends.  Startup Weekend Pittsburgh isn't just for entrepreneurs.  Here are some other … [Read more...]

48 Hours Left to Apply to Thrill Mill StartUp Incubator

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Have you always wanted to start a business or do you have an idea that you think might make a great business, but you aren't sure where to start?  Then you should apply to Thrill Mill for the 2015 class.  Thrill Mill is an incubator located on Broad St. in East Liberty.  They are now accepting applications for their third class of companies. I was part of the first Thrill Mill class and the Thrill Mill incubator has only improved.  Even though I am still not as far as I would like to be with … [Read more...]

The Best View of Pittsburgh featured on Steve Case’s RiseoftheRest.com

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This morning I clicked on the link in a recent tweet from Steve Case... ON THE ROAD AGAIN: Announcing next #RiseOfRest startup tour #Madison #Minneapolis #DesMoines #KansasCity #StLouis http://t.co/cQYdDfzjoS — Steve Case (@SteveCase) August 27, 2014 ... and I spotted a familiar site on the Rise of the Rest website. Take a look at the video that is on the front page of RiseoftheRest.com - while everyone talks about the view from Mt. Washington, I never get tired of the view of … [Read more...]

8 Things to Store Around Town for Pittsburgh Events

If you're visiting Pittsburgh for the 1st or 500th time to attend a big event, you might travel with supplies and equipment. Luckily, you can use Spacefinity.com - an online marketplace to connect with friendly neighborhood residents to store your stuff around town. Here's a list of some of the big annual events and the stuff you can put in storage: Art - Over 10,000 visual and performing artists have presented work at the Three Rivers Arts Festival since the event started in 1960. With all … [Read more...]

Pittsburgh Startups: SolePower charges your phone while you walk

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Pittsburgh’s startup scene is flourishing. Local entrepreneurs, founders, developers, designers, investors, mentors, accelerators and incubators are working together to help dream and create new promising ideas. We’ll be profiling local startups throughout the summer. Know one that should be featured? Email us at catherine @iheartpgh.com, leave a message on Facebook, tweet us, or leave a comment here! One of the most promising startups making a buzz in Pittsburgh is SolePower, an … [Read more...]