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Common Questions and Answers

What do we offer?

  • One-on-one access to specialists in the fields of business development planning, accounting, legal services, marketing, and credit counseling.
  • Access to digital and social media marketing advertising strategies, eCommerce training, and space design consultation.
  • Bridgeway and Paramount will tailor the services provided to the needs of each participating business or nonprofit.

Who is eligible?

  • Small businesses and nonprofits negatively impacted due to the COVID-19 pandemic and related shutdowns.
  • The business start date must be prior to February 15th, 2020.
  • Small businesses, microbusiness, and nonprofits located in Allegheny County. The municipalities of Pittsburgh, Penn Hills, McKeesport, and Trafford are not eligible.
  • Located elsewhere? Bridgeway’s Entrepreneurship Hub has services available for small businesses, including access to one-on-one specialists. To learn more contact, us at 412.201.2450 or, and visit the Entrepreneurship Hub webpage.
    Entrepreneurship Hub

How to Apply?

  • Applicants are asked to complete a business scan with Bridgeway’s Entrepreneurship Hub.
  • The business scan includes completing an intake survey and conversational interview, during which you discuss your needs and goals. Business documents may be requested.
  • Connect with Bridgeway Capital and Trish Digliodo of Paramount Pursuits to learn more.
  • Begin your Open for Business application online by clicking get started.

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Trish Digliodo

Co-Founder and President

Paramount Pursuits

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