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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 [...]

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

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]