The Project Olympus offices near Carnegie Mellon University are the starting point for ID8's look at Pittsburgh's entrepreneurial renaissance.
So where does Pittsburgh stand? Dennis Yablonsky, CEO of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, the region’s leading economic development organization, said a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem has five elements: research, programs to commercialize research findings, ample investment capital, a deep and talented workforce and, lastly, a climate that encourages startups.
He gives the city top marks for research and tech transfer, good grades for workforce and climate, but only a passing score for venture capital.
Original source: ID8 Nation
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