The new AlphaLab Gear Manufacturing Module will take Pittsburgh startups to the next level.
For the first time ever, the competition will expand its reach by bringing in teams from South Korea, Japan, and potentially two more countries for the new International Hardware Cup.
"One of the best parts of my job is getting to hang out with student entrepreneurs, university staff, AlphaLab and AlphaLab Gear folks, and other entrepreneurial friends."
Regional manufacturers are among the organizations that provide AlphaLab Gear with an extensive list of mentors who help guide startups through the steps necessary to bring viable products to market.
An article in Next City looks at how hardware startups are launching a new wave of manufacturing in cities across the Rust Belt.
Pittsburgh's first Community Lawn took five teens in East Liberty from design to business plan, all while creating a new outdoor space for the neighborhood. The project empowers local youth to harness their natural abilities toward creating something concrete and lasting for their community and beyond.
Meet four leaders in their fields who are making a difference in our community and shaping the future of Pittsburgh.