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From Pittsburgh’s hilltop, a co-op incubator keeps startup culture down to earth, and a local economy starts to rebound

The cooperative is shaping the hilltop neighborhood of Allentown. Read more here in a Sunday feature by the Pittsburgh Post Gazette.

Work Hard Pittsburgh Presents Hilltopolis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Work Hard Pittsburgh presents Hilltopolis, a donation-based music festival highlighting social innovation at Grandview Park Friday, September 22nd. Contacts: Josh Lucas • jlucas@workhardpgh.com Jacob Finch • jfinch@workhardpgh.com Chicago hip-hop duo The Cool Kids headline free community music festival at scenic Grandview Park featuring local Pittsburgh hip-hop artists, with proceeds benefiting The [...]

Meet the Coop Members – David Tusick – Team Tusick

Meet the Coop Members - David Tusick – Team Tusick Meet David Tusick, creator of Team Tusick.  With over a decade in experience, David has grown and developed his company to help grow other businesses through online search, analytics, and data to drive traffic to client’s website and marketing efforts. How did you get [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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/