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19 10, 2015

Services to the Street Coming to Allentown

2017-03-30T12:16:12+00:00

Obtain a year’s worth of free support for your business Pittsburgh, PA - Work Hard Pittsburgh, Allentown’s co-working, business incubation, and tech academy, proudly presents Services to the Street, a program delivering free technology and marketing services to eligible small business. This year long program gives Allentown businesses access to the coworking talent in Work [...]

Services to the Street Coming to Allentown 2017-03-30T12:16:12+00:00
19 10, 2015

UpTo Mainstreet and Services to the Street

2016-10-28T12:12:07+00:00

Last week, Pittsburgh Tall was proud to host UpTo Mainstreet Allentown – a program providing digital media and marketing services to local businesses and home entrepreneurs. UpTo Mainstreet was created and managed by UpTo Know Good, an organization designed to provide accessible services to small businesses by occupying vacant storefronts in transitioning communities. During the week, UpTo Mainstreet occupied 827 E. Warrington [...]

UpTo Mainstreet and Services to the Street 2016-10-28T12:12:07+00:00
28 09, 2015

Ideas flourish during Startup Weekend Civic

2015-10-19T16:17:16+00:00

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 [...]

Ideas flourish during Startup Weekend Civic 2015-10-19T16:17:16+00:00
28 09, 2015

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

2016-10-28T12:12:07+00:00

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 [...]

Pop-Up Marketing program to Launch in Allentown for One Week Only 2016-10-28T12:12:07+00:00
24 07, 2015

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

2015-07-24T17:43:50+00:00

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 [...]

Startup Weekend Civic is coming to Pittsburgh with a focus on community problems 2015-07-24T17:43:50+00:00
20 07, 2015

Work Hard Pittsburgh Launches First Startup Weekend Civic

2016-10-28T12:12:07+00:00

FOR RELEASE: Immediate CONTACT: Josh Lucas, 412-327-5817, info@workhardpgh.org Work Hard Pittsburgh Launches First Startup Weekend Civic A weekend of entrepreneurial development offering hands-on mentorship for social innovators PITTSBURGH, July 20, 2015 — Work Hard Pittsburgh, formerly The Hardware Store, presents Pittsburgh’s first Startup Weekend Civic (SWCivicPGH) event, connecting more than 150 entrepreneurs, designers, and computer [...]

Work Hard Pittsburgh Launches First Startup Weekend Civic 2016-10-28T12:12:07+00:00
22 06, 2015

Meta Mesh wants to get mesh network Wi-Fi to neighborhoods throughout Pittsburgh

2015-06-22T12:00:38+00:00

Adam Longwill built his first wireless antenna using a wok. “My parents, whom I was living with at the time, had DSL and they were too cheap to get a better connection,” the founder and CEO of Meta Mesh jokes. “I was home from college and I was desperate for good Internet speed. I thought [...]

Meta Mesh wants to get mesh network Wi-Fi to neighborhoods throughout Pittsburgh 2015-06-22T12:00:38+00:00
17 06, 2015

Meta Mesh looking to expand free wireless Internet access throughout Pittsburgh

2016-10-28T12:12:07+00:00

There's a lot of talk of bridging what's referred to as the digital divide—the gap between haves and have nots when it comes to access to modern information and communications technology — and one Pittsburgh startup thinks it has the solution. With its community-owned wireless networks, Meta Mesh LLC is looking to connect Pittsburgh neighborhoods [...]

Meta Mesh looking to expand free wireless Internet access throughout Pittsburgh 2016-10-28T12:12:07+00:00
17 06, 2015

Pittsburgh startup to ‘democratize’ broadband with free wireless Internet

2015-06-17T12:00:41+00:00

Meta Mesh, a Pittsburgh startup, is hoping to bring free wireless broadband service to neighborhoods through its PittMesh network, which lets anyone join the network using consumer-grade, off-the-shelf Wi-Fi hardware. The Wi-Fi access is provided by residents and businesses in a neighborhood that volunteer to host the necessary equipment. With enough hotspot nodes, PittMesh can [...]

Pittsburgh startup to ‘democratize’ broadband with free wireless Internet 2015-06-17T12:00:41+00:00
6 04, 2015

12 communities experimenting with mesh networks

2015-04-06T12:00:54+00:00

Whether to get around traditional ISPs or to bulk up resiliency in the event of a disaster, these mesh networks are worth knowing about. Mesh networks help people stay connected while avoiding traditional internet providers. Motivation around the country for creating community mesh networks ranges from a desire for social justice, improved information access during natural disasters or just [...]

12 communities experimenting with mesh networks 2015-04-06T12:00:54+00:00