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.
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.
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.
Provides businesses with access to markets, waterfront landscapes, brownfield redevelopment opportunities, tax benefits, and an existing strong industrial base.
Combines strategy, learning experiences, connections, and expertise to enable disadvantaged construction entrepreneurs to grow sustainable enterprises.
Transforming Pittsburgh into a leader of health technology. Incubation services that support health startups with expertise, networking, and strategic partnerships with industry leaders.
Small Farm Central is an RCI tenant that builds technology solutions for farmers across the U.S. and Canada. This year, Small Farm Central is working with Rivendale Farms (a new, organic farm in Robinson Township, PA) to bring farm fresh vegetable boxes to RCI...read more
Neighborhood Attraction Factors impacting the Young Professional African American Population in Pittsburgh
African-American Neighborhoods of Choice (AANC) is a Pittsburgh-based research group studying trends among the City’s African-American residents and historically African-American neighborhoods. Three African-American community development practitioners established the...read more
In 1996, a cross-section of stakeholders came together in Pittsburgh for the very first federally co-sponsored National Brownfields Training Conference. Now more than two decades later, Brownfields 2017 is coming back to the city where the cleanup and redevelopment...read more