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This Week in Jobs Pittsburgh: Dirty Dozen

Brave ‘burghers conquered 13 steep streets this weekend.

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This past weekend marked the 38th annual Dirty Dozen bike ride. This challenge, unique to Pittsburgh’s steep streets, has participants biking up 13 of the city’s steepest hills.

The catch? Riders must make continuous uphill progress to the top of the hill. If their feet touch the ground, grab a pole, or the cyclists swerve, they’re set back to the bottom to start the hill again.

It’s sort of like the worst leg day you can imagine, then some.

But, completing the challenge is a badge of honor among ‘burgh cyclists. It’s all about keeping your head down and focusing on making it to the top.

That’s not the only place where tunnel vision might come in handy. Check out this week’s opportunities below, and keep your eyes on the prize.

The News

DoorDash announced plans to open an engineering office and hire a variety of roles. Given all the ecosystem growth we’ve been reporting on lately, we asked a bunch of tech leaders from the region whether there’s something different about this moment.

Local crowdfunding loan platform Honeycomb Credit was one of three companies to give a live pitch to venture capital judges at the Money20/20 conference on Sunday.

Another unicorn joins the herd! Stronghold Digital Mining, now worth more than a billion dollars, went public last week.

Texas-based Castle Biosciences is acquiring Hamar-based biotech firm Cernostics, building momentum for the area’s booming life sciences industry.

Know other award-worthy innovators in Philly’s tech space? Nominate them for the 2021 Awards — the deadline is EOD Nov. 3.

The Jobs

The Remote Jobs

The End

Keep spinning those wheels, you’re making progress. See you again next week.

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