Recent Articles

What Pittsburgh Shares with Silicon Valley: A Strong Sense of Community

7 years and 8 months ago

I’ve talked a lot about why I think Pittsburgh is well situated to be a strong entrepreneurial hub, but I think I may have spent too much time talking about how Pittsburgh is different from Silicon Valley and not enough time talking about how it is similar. [more]

NavPrescience: Making your GPS a bit smarter

7 years and 10 months ago

CEO Brian Ziebart presented NavPrescience, a CMU spin-off. NavPrescience is taking navigation to the next level by predicting and personalizing your routes. Their technology has roots in training automated military vehicles, and they eventually hope to “be the Intel Inside of GPS systems”. [more]

LeftRight Studios: A Branded Gaming Network

7 years and 10 months ago

Geraldine Yong presented LeftRight Studios, which falls into the category of advergaming and are building a network where brands can engage consumers in a more meaningful and engaging way. Their first game, SmackBots, broke into the top 100 for action and kids games and they launched their second game, Katch-Up, at Demo Day. [more]

Fooala: Facebook Connect meets OpenTable

7 years and 10 months ago

The best way I can describe Fooala is Facebook Connect meets OpenTable. They have built an open online ordering process where the order can happen contextually [more]

CloudFab: Physical customization as a service

7 years and 10 months ago

AlphaLab Demo Day coverage (Summer/Fall 2009)

7 years and 10 months ago

Apply for the fourth AlphaLab class by October 20th

7 years and 11 months ago

Google acquires reCAPTCHA to help it read books

about 8 years ago

What is Avere building with its $15m war chest?

about 8 years ago

ShowClix secures additional funding from Pittsburgh Equity Partners

about 8 years ago

Peer Validation and the Silicon Valley Echo-Chamber

about 8 years ago

Hire Better: An Interview with The Resumator’s Don Charlton

about 8 years ago

VC Trends: More early-stage investments with less follow-on financing?

8 years and 1 month ago

AlphaLab welcomes its third class of companies

8 years and 1 month ago

Beyond the Valley: More on the Impact of Location on Building a Tech Business

8 years and 1 month ago

The Importance of Location in a Tough Fundraising Environment

8 years and 1 month ago

Do you want your startup profiled on Nextburgh?

8 years and 1 month ago

Nextburgh: Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Pittsburgh

8 years and 2 months ago