Next Hack-a-Thon Weekend Focuses on Social Innovation

Next month during President’s Day weekend (February 17-20), Repair the World and local partners will the host The Social Innovation Challenge at sites throughout East Liberty.  The structure is simple: anyone can submit an idea under the umbrella of Art Innovation, Faith-based Innovation, or Innovation through Technology, teams will be formed and will work [...]

Pitt Students Participate in Marketing Challenge for Local Businesses

On Saturday, November 19th, Work Hard Pittsburgh had six University of Pittsburgh students and one Pitt Business faculty member visit to learn more about Work Hard and Academy Pittsburgh.   The group also teamed up with two small businesses in the Allentown area to develop a social media action plan through a Hackathon competition. Stuart [...]

UpTo Mainstreet and Services to the Street

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 [...]

Small Business Resource Fair with Big Partners

The Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh, Mayor Bill Peduto's Office, Kiva City Pittsburgh, and Google's Free "Get Your Business Online" Program are hosted a small business resource fair in our coworking space! Community members were able to learn about neighborhood business grants, free resources available to new and established small business, and 0% or low interest [...]