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Local business growth
Pittsburgh's economic transition over the last several decades has been strengthened by, and in turn, strengthens entrepreneurship and disruptive innovation. For the last 2 decades, Idea Foundry has been immersed in strengthening Pittsburgh's entrepreneurship ecosystem, focusing on regional job creation by supporting innovation, commercialization, and business growth. Our model of hands-on business development coupled with a variety of investment vehicles allow entrepreneurs to develop and scale ideas into growing enterprises.
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As entrepreneurship has become a global economic asset, we have found that collaboration across borders allows innovative solutions to make a more tangible impact in their respective communities. Our global programs include Soft Landing services and exploration of the U.S. market, global applications for local innovation, and opportunities for knowledge-sharing and development with actors across the globe.