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We are living through an interesting time in the history of technology, where everyday people can choose to have a real impact. It’s not a matter of waiting for large institutions to fix what we know can be fixed. You and me, me and you, we can just choose to engage each other and build solutions.
That’s why Startup Weekend Civic Pittsburgh is happening at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, September 18th in the neighborhood of Allentown. It is a chance for us to come together and build solutions.… Read the rest
This Monday, local Pittsburgh software community, Code & Supply gathered some of their best and brightest in the old Paramount Film Exchange (now a co-working space) to show off what they’re working on.
Matthew Beatty (@beattyml1) gave the developers a tour of his code generation suite called “Codgen“. This little library lets programmers speed up their development by helping them generate the same basic code architectures in a way that works on Android, iOS, the web, and anywhere else a developer wants to target, without forcing them to rewrite the same code again and again.
On the softer skills side,… Read the rest
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 reasons to sign up to spend this weekend at Startup Weekend.
Who should attend Startup Weekend Pittsburgh?… Read the rest
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 my business, it was a… Read the rest
For those of you who like browsing photos of houses around town – take a look at this post that I wrote for Habilu.com – which includes a list 5 Pittsburgh house blogs to check out.
Habilu.com is a new Pittsburgh startup that helps you find the best real estate agent for buying or selling your home. If you are a looking to buy a house (or sell a house) take a moment to create a profile on Habilu.
If you are looking for more on Pittsburgh house histories you can pick up a copy of Rick Sebak‘s DVD Houses… Read the rest