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With a new head of social impact, Duolingo is taking its mission to the Pittsburgh community

Nov. 18, 2021 2:31 pm

With a new head of social impact, Duolingo is taking its mission to the Pittsburgh community

Kendra Ross will be the language learning company's first head of social impact, advancing Duolingo's mission of accessible education in Pittsburgh.
Meet O2 Cube, a Pittsburgh-built device designed to bring medical oxygen to rural health clinics without electricity

Nov. 3, 2021 12:43 pm

Meet O2 Cube, a Pittsburgh-built device designed to bring medical oxygen to rural health clinics without electricity

Created by the Greensburg-based startup LeanMed, the solar-powered device picked up recognition from the WHO and partnered with Phillips. The company is now raising $500,000 through investment crowdfunding.
Who can invest in startups? On policy, awareness and venture capital in Pittsburgh

Oct. 20, 2021 1:30 pm

Who can invest in startups? On policy, awareness and venture capital in Pittsburgh

The SEC has a minimum salary for who can become an accredited investor. But Kelauni Jasmyn asks why that's needed in the first place.
With the launch of Every1online, Meta Mesh is bringing free internet to Pittsburgh residents

Oct. 18, 2021 5:31 pm

With the launch of Every1online, Meta Mesh is bringing free internet to Pittsburgh residents

Ahead of the new federal infrastructure bill and with a finalized board including reps from the City and CMU, the Allentown-based nonprofit moves to expand residential internet service in the region.
Hey, you, the expert: Write a guest post for Technical.ly

Oct. 13, 2021 12:22 pm

Hey, you, the expert: Write a guest post for Technical.ly

Want to share your insight on industry trends, entrepreneurship or the tech community in Pittsburgh? Here's how.
Diversity in tech requires a diverse tech pipeline. Pittsburgh youth programs are filling opportunity gaps

Oct. 1, 2021 2:52 pm

Diversity in tech requires a diverse tech pipeline. Pittsburgh youth programs are filling opportunity gaps

There's a two-pronged issue for youth access to the tech industry: opportunity and exposure. That's where these after-school robotics teams, coding classes and more come in.
Here’s how Pittsburgh universities stack up in the latest US News & World Report rankings

Sep. 14, 2021 3:18 pm

Here’s how Pittsburgh universities stack up in the latest US News & World Report rankings

Pittsburgh engineering programs stood out in the publication's 2022 rankings. Here's a look at the rankings for six local universities.
Youth Resource Roundup: 10 programs to help Pittsburgh students break into STEM

Sep. 10, 2021 2:44 pm

Youth Resource Roundup: 10 programs to help Pittsburgh students break into STEM

These resources aim to expose local grade and high schoolers to some of Pittsburgh's tech prowess in robotics, computer science and more.
These Black Pittsburgh technologists deserve your social follow

Sep. 1, 2021 5:54 pm

These Black Pittsburgh technologists deserve your social follow

A series of Twitter takeovers on the Black Tech Nation account highlights some local voices in tech and community building.
Sustainability, education, mental health and other top startup ideas from Pittsburgh teens

Aug. 12, 2021 6:40 pm

Sustainability, education, mental health and other top startup ideas from Pittsburgh teens

Watch the pitch competition that served as the finale of Innovation Works' Startable program, awarding students in web and product design after eight weeks of work.

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