RCI creates entrepreneurial change in Pittsburgh

We’re a nonprofit company that has generated over half a billion dollars in economic impact and supported more than 3,500 jobs. With office space, networking events, and programs that support diversity, veterans, health technology, brownfield redevelopment, and minority construction firms, the Riverside Center for Innovation is a hub for the entrepreneurial spirit of Pittsburgh.


A 60,000 sq. ft. startup and small business incubator directly across the river from Pittsburgh’s David Lawrence Convention Center. We help entrepreneurs and small business owners start and grow their businesses.

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A business resource center for minorities, women, and veterans who want to start, sustain and grow their businesses. Our services help pre-venture, startup and existing businesses acquire the tools they need to grow.

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A chamber of commerce that helps veterans start and grow their businesses, and provides them with contracting, learning seminars, and networking opportunities from the community at large.

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The National Association of Diverse Contractors (NADC) was created to advocate for diverse individuals in the construction industry.  NADC is a new program of Riverside Center for Innovation that focuses on providing the chance for members to participate in all phases of construction contracting opportunities.

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Combines strategy, learning experiences, connections, and expertise to enable disadvantaged construction entrepreneurs to grow sustainable enterprises.

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Brickhouse Health

Transforming Pittsburgh into a leader of health technology. Incubation services that support health startups with expertise, networking, and strategic partnerships with industry leaders.

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Your donation will support minority, women, and veteran entrepreneurship in Pittsburgh.

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Inclusive Innovation Week 2017 Recap

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j6YHucsK1vg The City of Pittsburgh was proud to partner with organizations and businesses to celebrate events and collaborations centered on community, technology, equity, arts, business, entrepreneurship and more. The Steel City...

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