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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RFP – Zoning, Planning, and Development of Riverfronts

The City of Pittsburgh Office of Management and Budget on behalf of the Department of City Planning (DCP) invites you to submit a proposal for Riverfront Zoning Amendment (RZA). The DCP is seeking a consultant or consultant team to create a comprehensive, community... read more

The Steel City Codefest Kickoff Event

Are you: A coder, designer, technology enthusiast? Join us for the 4th annual Steel City Codefest, kicking-off on April 2nd, 2016. There is no cost to participate but teams need to pre-register. We are pleased to announce that the 2016 Steel City Codefest will... read more

Ignite Northside: New Business, New Beginnings

Workshop experiences to help you build the confidence, plans, and network of resources necessary to succeed. Igniters participate in impactful, action focused workshops targeting effective partnerships, getting organized, “pitch” development and more.  Ignite... read more

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