How To Make Pittsburgh A Startup Hub

JUL 10, 2016 

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

What would it take to make Pittsburgh into a startup hub, like Silicon Valley? I feel like I understand Pittsburgh pretty well, because I grew up here, in Monroeville. And I understand Silicon Valley pretty well because that’s where I live now. Could you get that kind of startup ecosystem going here?

When I agreed to speak here, I didn’t think I’d be able to give a very optimistic talk. I thought I’d be talking about what Pittsburgh could do to become a startup hub, very much in the subjunctive. Instead I’m going to talk about what Pittsburgh can do... Read the full article