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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Provides businesses with access to markets, waterfront landscapes, brownfield redevelopment opportunities, tax benefits, and an existing strong industrial base.

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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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Recent News

New Coworking Space Available

Technology and healthtech companies, find your perfect workspace at the Riverside Center for Innovation’s newest addition, our renovated, open-space coworking area. Exposed brick walls and high ceilings throughout. Enjoy a lunchtime stroll along the river, or...

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RCI & New Sun Rising Create Ignite Northside Program

Ignite Northside provides workshops that can help you build the confidence, plans, and a network of resources necessary to succeed. Participants in these free single-day sessions engage in impactful, action-focused workshops with expert mentors and like-minded peers....

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