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The Ecosystem of Pittsburgh Startups

City Ranking
National Ranking
23rd
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3
in United States
Regional Ranking
26th
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3
in North America
Global Ranking
58th
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15
worldwide

top industries
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Education
#17 worldwide
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Software and Data
#63 worldwide
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Hardware & IoT
#65 worldwide

notable startups
startup iconAcrobatiq
startup iconKitsu
startup iconGridwise

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ecosystem description

The Startup Ecosystem of Pittsburgh is ranked at number 58 globally, and shows a positive momentum increasing 15 spots since 2021. Pittsburgh also ranks at number 23 in United States, and 26 in North America.

Pittsburgh is an ideal place to locate for Education, Software and Data and Hardware & IoT startups. As the most popular industries in Pittsburgh, there is a sample of 80 Education startups in Pittsburgh, 39 Software and Data startups in Pittsburgh, and 23 Hardware & IoT startups in Pittsburgh, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 220 startups in Pittsburgh, no accelerators in Pittsburgh, no coworking spaces in Pittsburgh, 1 organizations in Pittsburgh and no leaders in Pittsburgh.

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Intelligent Courseware: our courses empower educators and students by enabling dynamic, flexible and responsive instruction.  Read more
Kitsu helps anime and manga fans track, share and discover more of what they love. Read more
Gridwise creates solutions that help rideshare vehicles know when and where to drive. Read more
Helping Accounting Firms Manage and Track Their Client Work in the Cloud  Read more
4moms develops robotics technology-based products that cater to the prenatal to preschool needs of children. Read more
SnapRetail helps local retailers engage customers and drive store traffic with their SaaS marketing automation solution. Read more
Apollo Neuroscience is a wellness product not intended to treat psychiatric disorders. Read more
What if it was easier for your kids to understand concepts such as math, chemistry, or computer science, which are difficult because there’s nothing to relate them to? Digital Dream Labs is tackling this by bridging the computerized world kids love to the familiar real world we live in with cloudBoard. cloudBoard uses toy puzzle pieces to play fun, mind-enriching videogames. The first game, promoting sequencing and logic skills, is Cork the Volcano, containing over 100 levels to make kids stop, think, and solve problems in creative ways. This toy to tablet philosophy was realized from graduate work at Carnegie Mellon's Entertainment Technology Center, and has already resulted in early hardware & software sales in Pittsburgh, PA. In order to reach parents of 4-12 year olds in the United States, cloudBoard is set to release in late 2014. Join Digital Dream Labs in breaking free of the screen. Read more
JazzHR is easy, powerful, and affordable recruiting software purpose-build for SMBs. SaaS ATS for masses. Read more
Developing the industry's first cohesive packaging experience to better meet the needs of busy women, today. Read more
The Acrelec Group provides integrated solutions that include kiosks, digital displays, order confirmation boards. Read more
Maitri Medicinals is a medical marijuana companyt that provides medical cannabis products to patients. Read more
Suitable quantifies soft skill competencies and uses gamification to help universities prepare their students for the job market. Read more
The leading provider of autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) and enterprise software for material handling. Read more
Schell Games is a full-service game design and development company. Transforming play. Read more
The Resumator SMB recruiting platform helps growing companies attract, engage and hire brilliant people. Try it for free at http://www.theresumator.com. Read more
DashBurst is a social network, content marketing platform and search engine rolled into one website. It's the world's first truly open social network, supporting all media types including articles, videos, photos, songs, infographics, presentations, documents, status updates and more. DashBurst is so open that it allows users to embed posts from other social networks including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, SlideShare, SoundCloud and Vine. Now you can gather all of your content in one place in its original format. Thus DashBurst is the perfect platform for sharing and scheduling content, organizing your social media, building a brand, generating leads and launching campaigns! Are you a blogger or business? Photographer or artist? Or just the occasional poster? What we share over social networks represents who we are, so it's important that what we share is published in the format we intended it to be seen in. DashBurst makes this possible so you can be who you want online.  Read more
Wick Editor is a free and open-source tool for creating games, animations, and everything in-between. Read more
Etlworks is the creator and provider of Etlworks Integrator, an affordable, powerful, and easy to use cloud data integration service. We help businesses of any sizes connect various systems and APIs through the common gateway. Read more
CleanRobotics makes recycling affordable for businesses, and profitable for recyclers. Read more
An on demand custom printing platform that allows local pickup for your printed merchandise anywhere nationwide. Read more
I have created over 12 visual content pieces which went "viral" in 2013, and have more on the way for 2014. Here are some examples... http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/01/normal-barbie-nickolay-lamm_n_3529460.html http://www.forbes.com/sites/parmyolson/2013/06/07/how-the-human-face-might-look-in-100000-years/ http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2013/10/this-is-the-average-mans-body/280194/ http://mashable.com/2013/04/05/climate-change-flood-american-cities/ http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2013/10/cats-eye-view/ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/16/wealth-inequality-new-york_n_3764217.html I want to build a website which is known for creating the most interesting visuals online. The site's name is TBD. Thus far, all of the content I've made has been hosted on many different websites because those sites sponsor my work. My fundraising goal is to cover the cost of graphic design and my time for making new content for this new site for 1.5 years. Read more
RoadRunner Recycling provides tech-powered solutions for commercial waste recycling which helps businesses lower recurring costs. Read more
SAE Foundation is the charitable arm of SAE International that strives to encourage and increase student participation and achievement in Read more
NetBeez, a network monitoring tool, reports end-user status and application availability for a network's remote users. Read more
Pittsburgh Knights is an esports company that specializes in video games, esports, media, and technology. Read more
Fintech platform that is building communities, one small business at a time. Read more
Abridge brings context and understanding to every medical conversation so people can stay on top of their health. Read more
Module redesigns homeownership for the 21st century. Read more
Maven Machines is a mobile cloud solution for trucking, transportation, and logistics industries. Read more
Ariel Precision Medicine Creates innovative solutions to simplify the personalized treatment of complex disease. Read more
FutureDerm Time-Release Retinol 0.5 is the first time-release microencapsulated retinol gel to market. With sales in fourteen countries and six production runs, FutureDerm Time-Release Retinol 0.5 has set the standard for a whole line of emerging FutureDerm products, including FutureDerm Vitamin CE Caffeic Serum (Q2 2013) and FutureDerm UV Pods (Q3 2013). Read more
Fifth Season is a consumer tech company transforming modern indoor agriculture with automated robotics and software analytics. Read more
Career Igniter lets you create a resume the easy way. Just fill out your information such as your education, any certifications that you have, your work experience, skills, and references. Our resume builder will then allow you pick from 5 different resume templates to download a resume to your computer in Microsoft Word (.DOC) format.  Read more
Branding Brand is a mobile app that helps retailers create incredible omnichannel experiences online, in stores, and everywhere in between. Read more
Idelic is a software enterprise solutions provider for transportation fleets. Read more
Near Earth Autonomy is creating a future where autonomous flight is commonplace and safe. Read more
Innovu was founded on the belief that by bringing together vast silos of data. Read more
Diamond Kinetics develops motion data and analytics of baseball and softball for players and their coaches. Read more
Gecko Robotics develops and operates robots to perform infrastructure inspections by climbing into confined and dangerous places. Read more
DonorPro provides fundraising and donation management software solutions for organizations in the nonprofit sector. Read more
RE2 Robotics designs humanlike mobile manipulation systems. Read more
Astrobotic Technology, Inc. is a space robotics company making space accessible to the world. Read more
ForAllSecure is a software company that provides autonomous application security solutions for continuous security. Read more
Rimsys is a provider of Regulatory Information Management (RIM) software for medical technology companies. Read more
Our initial product targets serious wine enthusiasts with a best-of-breed inventory management system (including automatic import of email receipts and photos of physical receipts) which is fully integrated with a wine journal. The ultimate goal is to build tools that let "normal" users leverage the knowledge of these serious wine enthusiasts. One of the first things is to support wine blogs, and then Q&A. Read more
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Top Cities for Startups in United States Ranked by StartupBlink

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113.855
14.68
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40.970
5.79
31.52
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34.963
4.96
26.34
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24.99
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29.353
4.10
21.59
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