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Mar 20, 2014, 06:00 ET

Investment in Pittsburgh's Tech Companies is Building Momentum According to 5-year Report from Ernst & Young and Innovation Works

 According to the second annual review by Ernst & Young and Innovation Works on regional investment activity, Pittsburgh technology...

Nov 18, 2013, 06:00 ET

AlphaLab Gear A New Hardware & Robotics Startups Accelerator

 AlphaLab Gear, a new class of accelerator, opens today combining Pittsburgh's deep expertise in manufacturing with its university research and...

May 07, 2013, 14:28 ET

AlphaLab Gear Launches To Accelerate Growth Of Companies Building Physical Products

Ilana Diamond, Previous CEO of Global Consumer Electronics Manufacturer, Joins as Director Startbot Partners with Funding, Manufacturing and...

Apr 10, 2013, 06:00 ET

Pittsburgh's Positive Investment Growth Bucks National Trends According to Ernst & Young and Innovation Works Report

Five-Year Data Show $1.3 Billion of Investment in Multiple Sectors While the rest of the nation generally saw declines in the number of...

Apr 08, 2013, 15:01 ET

Funding Cycle Open for Innovation Works' Technology Commercialization Proposals in Robotics, Advanced Electronics

Innovation Works is accepting proposals for the latest funding cycle of the Technology Commercialization Initiative (TCI), a statewide effort...

Jul 02, 2012, 07:00 ET

Ben Franklin Technology Partner Innovation Works Seeks Funding Proposals for PA-based Companies, University Research in Electronics and Robotics

Proposals being accepted for developments in digital multimedia, digital networking, robotic applications  Innovation Works, the Ben Franklin...

Oct 28, 2011, 06:00 ET

$1.2 Million Is Just The Right Fit For Shoefitr's Series A Round Led By Vital Financial And Bluetree Allied Angels

Shoefitr, an early-stage technology company that helps online shoe shoppers find the right fit, has received $1.2 million in funding from...

May 10, 2011, 13:22 ET

Investment, Jobs and Revenues Increase as Pittsburgh's Tech Startups Gained Ground in 2010

Innovation Works Annual Meeting to Showcase Companies, Highlight Successes The startup technology companies in Innovation Work's portfolio grew...

Aug 18, 2010, 13:33 ET

2010 Shaping Up to be Among Best Years for Pittsburgh Startups

Knopp $345 Million Strategic Deal Latest Good News for Local Startups A surge in venture capital, mergers and acquisition activity, and strategic...

Sep 15, 2008, 01:00 ET

Innovation Works' AlphaLab Seeking Next Software, Entertainment Technology and Web Application Companies For Investment, Office Space, Assistance: Deadline to Apply is October 15, 2008

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AlphaLab, Innovation Works' 20-week program to accelerate the growth of software, entertainment...

Jun 25, 2008, 01:00 ET

Innovation Works Selects Software, Internet, and Interactive Game Companies As First Participants in AlphaLab

PITTSBURGH, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first companies have been selected to participate in AlphaLab, a new program of Innovation...

Feb 21, 2008, 00:00 ET

Innovation Works Launches AlphaLab to Rapidly Grow Software-Related Companies by Providing Investment, Office Space, Expertise

PITTTSBURGH, Feb. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Innovation Works, one of the country's most active investors in seed-stage technology companies,...

Jan 17, 2008, 00:00 ET

Innovation Works Makes 100th New Investment in Seed-Stage Technology Companies

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Innovation Works, the Pittsburgh region's most active and largest seed-stage investor in...

Aug 15, 2007, 01:00 ET

Expert in Medical Device Commercialization, Larry Miller, Joins Innovation Works as Executive in Residence

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Larry Miller, former president of a Cleveland-based biomedical company and veteran executive of...

Jul 30, 2007, 01:00 ET

RedPack Network, Inc. Receives Investment From Innovation Works for Service Parts Logistics System

PITTSBURGH, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- RedPack Network, Inc. received a $300,000 investment from Innovation Works to further develop a tracking...

Jan 11, 2007, 00:00 ET

Veteran Investors and Entrepreneurs Robinson, Engler & Dickson Selected to Manage New Angel Investment Fund in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Veteran private investors and entrepreneurs Stephen Robinson, Edward Engler and Robert Dickson have been...

Dec 11, 2006, 00:00 ET

Innovation Works Awards Sabeus, Inc. an Innovation Adoption Grant to Grow Fiber Optics Company

FREEPORT, Pa., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovation Works and Sabeus, Inc. will hold a press conference Monday, December 11, announcing an...

Oct 19, 2006, 01:00 ET

Veteran Technology Executives Randy Eager and Desmond O'Connor Join Innovation Works To Assist Entrepreneurs

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovation Works announces the addition of Randy Eager and Desmond O'Connor who join the technology-based...

Aug 28, 2006, 01:00 ET

Pittsburgh Angel Fund Launches to Finance Early-Stage Technology Companies; Seeks Professional Manager

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovation Works, the Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse, Carnegie Mellon University, the University of...