Portfolio Company News


Some take a chance — with their wallets — on startups

03/06/2017
This is a story about “how Birchmere took a chance with drone company Identified Technologies Corp., and the value of personal relationships to succeed in Pittsburgh’s startup world.”

Read more in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

 


Pittsburgh-Based NetBeez Uses A Swarm Mentality In Helping Offices Stay Connected

02/21/2017
“NetBeez maintains connectivity between a company’s offices through a computer stationed at each location and probes that track connectivity.  This computer feeds back second-by-second data that immediately alerts NetBeez if there’s a loss of connection between offices or the company’s website goes down.”

Read more at wesa.fm

“STEMinist” Hahna Alexander is turning footsteps into power

02/16/2017
Hahna Alexander of Pittsburgh's SolePower receives Toyota's "Mother of Invention" grant!

Read the article and watch the full video at nytimes


Trusst Lingerie deploys 3-D tech to design bras

02/08/2017
Trusst, maker of a line of bras with a 3-D structure that cantilevers out and has trusses underneath to give the breast support, introduced a new line this past fall, opened a pop-up store and now sell out of their Penn Avenue storefront office and through their website.

Read more in Crain’s Pittsburgh

RE2 Robotics wins Navy contract

02/07/2017
"RE2 Robotics wins Small Business Innovation Research award from the U.S. Navy to integrate a cost-effective robotic system onto an unmanned underwater vehicle assisting diversin dismantling explosive devices on vessels, bridges and pierst o assist divers in dismantling explosive devices on vessels, bridges and piers."

Read more in the Pittsburgh Business Times

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