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City launches Advisory Board on Entrepreneurship and Start-ups

May 23, 2018View for printing

A new initiative championed by Pittsburgh City Councilman Corey O'Connor aims to make sure smaller businesses have every opportunity to succeed in our increasingly tech-focused city.

The City of Pittsburgh Advisory Board on Entrepreneurship and Start-ups will provide guidance and/or loans to anyone with a viable business plan within the city limits.

"You don't have to be a tech firm to do this," O'Connor says. "There have been entrepreneurs who've said they want to start a pizza shop or a local deli. And we as a city need to support those smaller businesses, because they create more neighborhood jobs and bring stability to a neighborhood."

Rege Behe

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