Local business acceleration
Idea Foundry creates jobs in the Pittsburgh region by supporting innovation-based businesses through its Impact Innovations Programs as well as immigrant- and minority-run businesses through its Equitable Entrepreneurship Program. Its investment vehicles and industry expertise allows entrepreneurs to develop and scale ideas into enterprises.
Global connections and innovations
Fostering connections across the globe widens perspectives, increases creativity and collaboration, and enables local innovation to address global challenges. Attracting global talent and capital to the region supports Pittsburgh as a global hub. Idea Foundry supports economic development in the local region and societal impact across the globe.