Resources

The Pittsburgh ecosystem is built from a wide array of resources for all types of entrepreneurs.

Coworking Facilities

  • Alloy 26

    North Side

    Providing great companies with office space, amenities and programming to help you build the next big thing!

  • Avenu

    Uptown

    Pittsburgh nonprofit coworking campus. Dedicated to equitable revitalization of the 5th/Forbes corridor & supporting startups & social impact.

  • Beauty Shoppe

    A 24/7 network of neighborhood coworking and office spaces, designed for individuals, small businesses, and enterprise-level corporations.

  • Catapult

    Lawrenceville

    A coworking community of independent workers with an awesome space in the heart of Pittsburgh’s Lawrenceville. We are designers, developers, writers, entrepreneurs, comedians, and creatives of all types.

  • Code and Supply

    Friendship

    Software events, communities, and media that people are excited to be a part of.

  • Factory Unlocked

    North Side

    A product start-up manufacturing co-working space offering affordable, accessible tools & tech, designed to meet 21st century market economy needs.

  • Industrious Pittsburgh

    Downtown

    Elegant and welcoming work environments for growing businesses and established professionals. Private glass offices surrounding beautiful communal space.

  • Novel Coworking Golden Triangle

    Downtown

    Private offices, co-working, and meeting space for small businesses and entrepreneurs.

  • Serendipity Labs: 3 Crossings

    Strip District

    Accelerates innovation with a network of on-demand private and collaborative workspaces.

  • Spaces Bakery Square

    East Liberty

    A creative platform for an international entrepreneurial community. We offer dynamic work areas for you to think, create and grow.

  • The Shop

    Homewood

    A community workspace for creatives and entrepreneurs, artists, change makers, and anyone else building something with their best talents.

  • Work Hard Pittsburgh

    Allentown

    A cooperative of digital workers. Our CoOp supports businesses of all sizes by providing access to talent, capacity, & capital.

Accelerators / Incubators / Programs

  • AlphaLab

    East Liberty

    A startup accelerator providing seed capital, mentoring & space to innovative companies

  • AlphaLab Gear

    East Liberty

    A hardware and robotic startup accelerator that provides physical product companies with investment, mentorship and connections.

  • Ascender

    East Liberty

    A hub for Pittsburgh’s starters and builders, providing programming, incubation, and coworking.

  • Founder Institute of Pittsburgh

    Downtown

    Premier idea-stage accelerator and startup launch program.

  • Idea Foundry

    Oakland

    A non-profit, economic development organization that invests in and works with entrepreneurs to transform innovative business ideas into commercial activities, and leverage global programs to attract talent and investment to the region.

  • LifeX Labs

    South Side

    A purpose-built space for collaboration and invention in the Life Sciences.

  • New Sun Rising

    Millvale

    Provides programs and services which help social businesses and nonprofits plan, connect, and access resources to build vibrant communities.

  • PGH Labs

    Downtown

    The PGH Lab program provides a platform where local startups use technology to make the City of Pittsburgh more efficient, sustainable, and inclusive.

  • SteelBridge Labs

    Strip District

    An early-stage FinTech incubator. Organically grown from our experience as world-class management consultants at SteelBridge Consulting, the founders of SteelBridge Laboratories (The Lab) identified the need to create a welcoming community for financial services technology companies.

  • The Bakery Society Pittsburgh

    Mount Oliver

    The region’s first and only bakery incubator.

Investment Firms / Groups

  • Birchmere Ventures

    Partners with entrepreneurs to help build high-growth technology companies.

  • BlueTree Allied Angels

    A members-only group of accredited investors focused on funding promising startup companies.

  • Comeback Capital

    Innovation. Talent. Hustle. Small town. Big city. It doesn’t matter. Your work. Your life.Your customers. Your partners. Your network. It is all here in the Midwest.

  • Draper Triangle

    Providing venture capital to extraordinary midwest entrepreneurs who are changing the world. Proud member of the Draper Network.

  • Grouse Ridge Capital

    A single family office that acts as both an investment vehicle and advisor.

  • Innovation Works

    Seed-stage investor in Southwestern PA, with 370+ portfolio companies, and the organization behind AlphaLab, AlphaLab Gear, and Startable PGH.

  • Kieretsu Forum Pittsburgh

    Offers access to a wealth of international angel funding opportunities.

  • Localize Capital

    Localize Capital positions regional stakeholders at the forefront of creating a self-sustaining economic movement that creates a blueprint for growth without needing to seek validation, capital, or resources from the coasts.

  • Next Act Fund

    Women Investment Community supporting local Women-owned & led businesses.

  • Riverfront Ventures

    An early-stage venture capital firm focused on investing in southwestern PA.

University Programs

  • Blast Furnace

    University of Pittsburgh

    The student accelerator that provides student entrepreneurs with the knowledge and skills they need to commercialize their ideas.

  • Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship

    Chatham University

    Creates economic opportunities for women through entrepreneurial education and training, mentoring, and networking.

  • Project Olympus

    Carnegie Mellon University

    A startup incubator program that encourages and supports entrepreneurship on campus. It helps faculty, students, and staff turn their cutting-edge research and great ideas into startups.

Community Groups

  • Build412 Tech

    Build412 Tech is Pittsburgh’s most collaborative, cooperative and interactive community of technology professionals.

  • Moss Generation

    An exclusive event group for early-stage, investable tech startup founders in Pittsburgh.

  • Pittsburgh Entrepreneurs Forum

    Their mission is to serve the Pittsburgh entrepreneurial community by connecting people through events focused on different facets of the region’s entrepreneurial development.

  • Pittsburgh Venture Capital Association (PVCA)

    The PVCA fosters the growth of venture capital and businesses in western PA through educational, investment and networking programs and events.

  • TiE Pittsburgh

    A non-profit organization for entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs, we foster entrepreneurship through networking, education, funding and mentoring.

  • Women in Technology Pittsburgh

    WIT PGH offers a fresh new take on the #womenintech movement and continues to authentically build connections with folks from all ages and industry backgrounds in order to create and retain a pipeline of strong talent.

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