Riverside Center For Innovation: 2020 Economic Impact Report by 4th Economy

RCI Staff

February 26, 2021

Since the Kiva Pittsburgh initiative launched, over $2 million in interest-free Kiva micro-loans have supported businesses in the Pittsburgh region.  These loans went to businesses that may not have otherwise had access to capital to launch or grow,  many of which were new businesses and/or owned by individuals from disadvantaged groups (63% women & 62% minorities).  Riverside Center for Innovation is proud to work with Kiva to bring dollars to the Pittsburgh economy and investment to these local businesses, and we look forward to the next million!  

Click through the slides to discover the Kiva stories of six entrepreneurs whose first loans helped us to reach the $2 million mark and crowdfunded a second loan in the last month, kicking off our journey to the next million!

Neighborhood Allies
Invest PGH
Bridgeway Capital
Allegheny County Economic Development

RCI Staff

October 19, 2021

RCI is the leading and most comprehensive, full-service small business incubator; targeting women, minorities, veterans, LGBTQ, and other disadvantaged ventures in Southwestern Pennsylvania.

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