28 09, 2015

Ideas flourish during Startup Weekend Civic


This past Friday, the RE 360 LLC, 829 Industry St., was the hub that housed a gathering for young entrepreneurs who wanted to crate solutions. Over 50 people attended opening night for Startup Weekend Civic Pittsburgh, which began at 6:30 p.m. and ran until 6 p.m. Sunday. Startup Weekend’s are nothing new to Pittsburgh, as [...]

28 09, 2015

Pop-Up Marketing program to Launch in Allentown for One Week Only


Helps kick off yearlong service offerings for small businesses Pittsburgh, PA - Up To Know Good will be partnering with The Hilltop Alliance, New Sun Rising and Work Hard Pittsburgh to present UpTo Mainstreet Allentown, October 5 - 9 at 827 E. Warrington Avenue. UpTo Mainstreet is a one-week pop-up event staffed by independent creative [...]

24 07, 2015

Startup Weekend Civic is coming to Pittsburgh with a focus on community problems


Start brainstorming. There’s a new startup weekend in town. Startup Weekend Civic will be held in Allentown from September 18 – 20, 2015. Startup Weekend is a global organization that fosters the basics of creating and developing successful startup ventures. Pittsburgh hosts several Startup Weekends a year, helping participants create companies during weekend-long events across [...]

3 02, 2015

The Hardware Store breaks down nurturing a Pittsburgh incubator


By Deborah M. Todd / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The standard model of an incubator program fueling small business seed costs to encourage big business returns is getting a revamp at Allentown-based co-working organization The Hardware Store. An event Thursday, titled “Let’s Build an Incubator,” broke down the legal ins and outs of a plan to create [...]

27 01, 2015

Startup Weekend Education Pittsburgh updates: keynote speaker, sponsors, judges, and more


....... at the gold level is local co-working space and technology services company The Hardware Store, which will also be handling all our digital media needs for the Sunday pitches. Many thanks to founder Josh Lucas for his ongoing support and documentation of startup events. Read More: http://blog.up.co/2015/01/14/startup-weekend-education-pittsburgh-updates-keynote-speaker-sponsors-judges/

13 10, 2014

The Hardware Store looking to expand opportunities with new incubator


Josh Lucas, founder of The Hardware Store, is looking to create a new vision for entrepreneurship in Pittsburgh. Over the last year, the Allentown-based co-working space has provided startups, freelance media producers, and nonprofits space to work, collaborate and grow. Now, Lucas said he's looking to launch a more formalized incubator out of The Hardware [...]

1 10, 2014

The Hardware Store: bringing up the Allentown neighborhood in Pittsburgh.


https://youtu.be/zjBmu2tFNEE Josh Lucas telling us about what The Hardware Store is all about. Find out more at http://workhardpgh.com/ Follow these awesome people on Twitter: John Chichilla (@chilla), Josh Lucas (@workhardpgh), and Mike Sorg (@sorgatron). Check out for more: http://pittsburghfoundation.org/node/35144

2 09, 2014

The Hardware Store’s first app breaks social media barriers


Josh Lucas likes to think a new web app, launched out of his coworking space The Hardware Store, will break the boundaries of social media. When the app, named 5×5.works, launches later this month, it will be the first app out of the Allentown shop. “What 5×5 does, is it allows groups of businesses 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. [...]