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11 02, 2014

Local Company Puts Drone In Pittsburgh’s Sky


PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Flying robots circling the skies above Pittsburgh? It may sound futuristic, but the widespread use of unmanned aerial vehicles, known as drones, may only be a few years away. Commercial drone use is still illegal, though the FAA continues to draft regulations. Read More: http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2014/02/11/local-company-puts-drone-in-pittsburghs-sky/

8 11, 2013

Award #24: PittMesh


Two years ago, Meta Mesh founder Adam Longwill wanted to make a private Wi-Fi connection to his friends’ houses. After testing various antenna designs and routing technologies for a year, he decided not to limit his network to just his friends. He recruited a team on-line, and one year ago, founded his company, Meta Mesh, [...]

13 09, 2013

Young entrepreneurs work hard to build brand


Growing up in North Carolina, Micha Rosa started his first company at the age of 12 while he was attending high school. He moved to Pittsburgh in 2007 at age 16 to attend Carnegie Mellon University’sTepper School of Business. While there, he co-founded SurhRosa, a Web design agency that grew from a class project to [...]

17 06, 2013

Allentown start-up businesses share space in old hardware store


By Diana Nelson Jones Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The neighborhood hardware store had its day in the 20th century, but a vacant one will give Allentown a 21st century boost when it opens later this month as The Hardware Store, a co-working incubator of start-up media production and crowd-sourcing companies. Bud's Hardware at 744 E. Warrington Ave. [...]

12 06, 2013

The Hardware Store brings a new cooperative, entrepreneurial space to South Pittsburgh


For a startup company or freelance media producer, office space can be an unaffordable luxury. That’s why Josh Lucas, the founder of internet crowd-funding startup Crowdasaurus, had been looking to open a shared office space on Pittsburgh’s South Side. “It’s hard to run your company in a Google Hangout,” Lucas says, referring to Google's free videoconferecing [...]