Category Archives: Awesome Chat

Awesome Chat: Earthbound Crystals

Mark Rossi from Earthbound Crystals joins us from his space at the eCenter @ Lindenpointe to talk about why he dropped out after a couple weeks in college to start his own business and how the center helped him find a path to entrepreneurship, being a part of Start Up Weekend Hermitage, why he uses Periscope to help spread the word about his products and more!

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Awesome Chat: Andrew Pavlick

Andrew Pavlick is a recovering entrepreneur working his craft in creative media at the eCenter @ Lindenpointe in Hermitage, PA.  We talk about seeing Hermitage as an option for tech minded workers, The Winner’s efforts to start up new industry, the first Start Up Weekend in the region and changing his strategy to get out of his comfort zone and more!

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Awesome Chat: eCenter@LindenPointe

Ketaki Desai joins us to discuss the eCenter@Lindenpointe, a business incubator in Hermitage, PA in Mercer County.  We discuss building tech and business in a region not always thought as an innovative region, Entrepreneurship Academy that shows High School students opportunities in the area, some of the success stories for this young organization, the first Startup Weekend for the area, and more!

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Awesome Chat: Center for Media Innovation

We are visiting the Center for Media Innovation to chat with Chelsea Pompeani, Media Innovation Specialist at Point Park University, to discuss the new center and how the school is preparing students for different kinds of broadcast and new media careers.

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Awesome Chat: Ascender

We talk with Bobby Zappala  of Ascender, a hub for starters and builders rebranding from the old Thrill Mill. We discuss the “start up” community in Pittsburgh an why they are distancing themselves from that moniker, growing into the new name, Thrival Festival, what they bring to the table with their move, the IBM Watson AI Xprize in Pittsburgh, and what is coming up!

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Awesome Chat: Bits to Pieces

We chat with Aaron Hartman of Bits to Pieces about the rise of 3D Printing and his service that offers leasing services for the devices. We discuss the state of 3D printing with the local kids, working out of Work Hard Pittsburgh, how you can get into 3D printing, what sorts of practical uses are there of today’s printers, and the patent issues with 3D printing.

Find out more about Bits to Pieces at www.b2p3d.com.

This episode was recorded at Work Hard Pittsburgh.  Find out more at www.workhardpgh.com!

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Awesome Chat: CME Engineering and Drones

We talk with Joe Lloyd of CME Engineering about their use of the eBee: senseFly drone to expand their services to take topographical surveys and more.

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Awesome Chat: Gridwise

Ryan Green tells us about Gridwise, a service that looks to help Uber and Lyft ride sharing drivers become more efficient with more data and crowd sourced tips. We discuss how open drivers are to share information, how alpha lab helped the company grow, and more!

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Awesome Chat: MyStylist from Resus Technology, Inc.​

Marcus Jeter of Resus Technologies is looking to change the hair stylist industry by bringing it into your home with the MyStylist application.  We talk about the inception, what problem this solves with stylist licensing, and how the Alphalab process helped them launch.

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Awesome Chat: Alphalab

We talk with Executive Director of Alphalab, Jim Jen, about the Pittsburgh Startup Incubator, how it has developed over the years, the process, some businesses that have made an impact from the space, how they hope to grow Pittsburgh’s tech scene without the growing pains of Silicon Valley and more!

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