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We are building an entrepreneurial ecosystem for southwestern PA

We are a nonprofit company that has generated over half a billion dollars in economic impact and supported more than 3,500 jobs.

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Make RCi your company's home

We are located within Pittsburgh’s Technology Zone and Pittsburgh Central KIZ. Leases include free parking, fiber-internet connections, conference rooms, and more!

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The University of Pittsburgh’s Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence (IEE) and Small Business Development Center (SBDC) values its 20+ year partnership with Riverside Center of Innovation.

Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners are able to access the IEE/SBDC’s consulting and training programs directly at Riverside Center for Innovation.

We work closely with the RCI Team to develop specialized programs that provide information and resources that entrepreneurs need to succeed.

-Raymond L Vargo Director, University of Pittsburgh SBDC
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"The programs offered by RCI are life-changing. My business wouldn't be where it is today without their resources, teachings, and guidance."

Start And grow your business Here

We’re a single point of contact for minority, women, veterans and other disadvantaged business owners seeking information to start, sustain and grow their business.

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RCI's REgional Impact:

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3,500
Jobs supported

$527.8 million in economic impact