Kim Lyons, Author at Technical.ly Pittsburgh

Kim Lyons

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Kim Lyons is an experienced business and tech journalist based in Pittsburgh. Her bylines have appeared in numerous regional and statewide publications, including the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh City Paper and others. A native of Boston, Kim was a 2015 Kiplinger Fellow in Public Affairs Journalism at Ohio State University, and is a founding member of the Pittsburgh chapter of the Online News Association. Find her on Twitter @socialkimly.

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‘Built to last’: How can Pittsburgh support its biggest homegrown tech companies?

Jun. 25, 2021 11:55 am

‘Built to last’: How can Pittsburgh support its biggest homegrown tech companies?

The city is home to a cluster of growth-stage companies. While moving out of the early-stage is a mark of progress, it brings a different set of needs to scale.
Why Pittsburgh’s Black Tech Nation is expanding into the VC space

May 5, 2021 8:34 am

Why Pittsburgh’s Black Tech Nation is expanding into the VC space

Kelauni Jasmyn, along with two partners, has launched Black Tech Nation Ventures, a $50 million fund that will support startups led by marginalized groups: "There is intentionality in the tech space and in the venture space that we’ve not seen before."
Pittsburgh has long been a life sciences engine. Now it’s at the forefront of COVID-19 vaccine efforts

May 13, 2020 3:56 pm

Pittsburgh has long been a life sciences engine. Now it’s at the forefront of COVID-19 vaccine efforts

In the 1950s, Jonas Salk made history by developing the polio vaccine at the University of Pittsburgh. Researchers are building on that work to treat COVID-19. "We’re standing on the shoulders of giants," said Dr. Louis Falo.

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