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707 Grant St.,
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
1001 State Street,
Erie, PA 16501
30 E. Main Street,
Uniontown, PA 15401
7800 Susquehanna Street
Transforming an abandoned factory into a beacon of opportunity for Homewood.Watch Video
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Reconnecting businesses and communities left behind to the mainstream economy.Watch Video
Monmade and Community Land Trust Homes
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"She then contacted love, Pittsburgh, which carries handmade goods by her business, Idia’Dega. Idia also received a small grant from ORIGINS, a Bridgeway Capital program that supports Black makers, designers, artists, and craftspeople in Pittsburgh, to launch the project."
"This fall, Bridgeway Capital’s Creative Business Accelerator (CBA) and Ascender combined their business building capabilities to offer the inaugural Next Leap Program. Ascender’s team of experts and coaches worked closely with 10 creative businesses to transform growth ideas into actionable plans. The CBA will now continue to help them pursue their Next Leap goals over the following six months to realize financial resilience and social impact."
"There’s even a branch of an investment firm, called Bridgeway Capital, dedicated to financing business ideas in historically disadvantaged areas."
"Taste & See Fruit & Veggie Bar is owned by Krystal Robinson, who graduated from Bridgeway Capital’s 18-month Accelerator Program. The menu will offer smoothies, fresh-cut fruit and vegetable slices, infused water, soups, and salads."
Let’s Talk Strategy with Nisha Blackwell Thursday, March 25, 2021 | 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. So now you have good bookkeeping practices, a solid legal foundation, a fully functioning …
E-Commerce Fundamentals Thursday, March 18, 2021 | 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. This Get Legit webinar is lead by Alecia Dawn, a Pittsburgh-based creative entrepreneur with a wide range of experience including …
Identifying Your Brand and Understanding Your Customer Thursday, March 11, 2021 | 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. In this webinar, Madeline Farina, a freelance marketing consultant who specializes in small …
Conclude Black History Month with a discussion on representation in design and the national maker community. This is a dedicated conversation, facilitated by the Carnegie Museum of Art (CMOA), on …