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Pittsburgh creating blueprint for next 75 years

Catarina Fake moved away from Pittsburgh when she was in second grade. Since then, she has lived around the globe, including in Vancouver, Helsinki, New York City and Silicon Valley. On Thursday, Fake, serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist, brought .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 27th, 2019

Canadian electric vehicle maker to build buses and trucks at new Joliet factory, creating 745 jobs over next three years

The Lion Electric Company, a Canadian EV truck manufacturer, plans to build a $70 million factory in Joliet to produce up to 20,000 electric trucks and buses a year and create at least.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneMay 7th, 2021

Buffett"s Refusal To Split Berkshire Stock Is Creating A "Y2K-Like" Problem For Nasdaq

Buffett's Refusal To Split Berkshire Stock Is Creating A 'Y2K-Like' Problem For Nasdaq After years of lackluster performance, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has seen its Class A shares climb 20% so far this year,.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytMay 7th, 2021

Grant from Pittsburgh"s largest foundation to jumpstart fundraising to save National Negro Opera Company House

Vacant for 50 years, Homewood building named one of the most endangered historic places in the U.S......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 12th, 2021

3 reasons Pittsburgh is on the verge of being a true life sciences hub

Pittsburgh’s life science industry presence is headed toward an inflection point. For the last 20 years, the city has made a dedicated effort to growing its fledging biotech community. In that time, the number of life science startups in the regi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 26th, 2021

Goldman Sachs is creating an auto-tech joint venture amid a SPAC boom for EV and lidar companies: Report

EV, self-driving, and ride-hailing companies have provided a number of dealmaking and underwriting opportunities for Wall Street in recent years. Lordstown Motors is one of the many EV .....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytFeb 13th, 2021

PSE&G to invest $166 million in EV-charging infrastructure, creating 270 jobs

PSE&G Co., a subsidiary of Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. , said Wednesday that it expects to invest $166 million over six years and create about 270.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 27th, 2021

Ted Cruz"s "Pittsburgh over Paris" campaign shows us just how dumb the Biden years are going to be

Barely a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 24th, 2021

Creating a Better Experience for Agents and Clients

Dava Davin Founder & CEO Portside Real Estate Group, a member of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® Portland, Maine www.portsidereg.com Region served: Southern and coastal Maine Years in real estate: 11 Num.....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismediaJan 2nd, 2021

Zoom to expand in U.S. with engineering centers in Phoenix, Pittsburgh

Zoom Video Communications Inc said Thursday it plans to hire 500 software engineers for research and development locations in Phoenix and Pittsburgh over the next two years, expanding its engineering workforce by about 60%......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 14th, 2020

PNC selling its stake in BlackRock

After 25 years, Pittsburgh bank plans exit......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 11th, 2020

Creating a Sustainable Business Model

William Doerlich Broker/CEO Realty ONE Group Today Pleasanton, Calif. www.ROGToday.com Region served: Greater San Francisco Bay Area Years in real estate: 23 Number of offices: 2 Number of agents: 15.....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismediaMay 9th, 2020

Building the community: Labor-management partnership is creating construction careers and the workforce infrastructure needed to build the future

Several years ago, contractors and the skilled trades came together to promote quality and strengthen the construction industry. The collaborative effort quickly evolved into a strategic approach to developing partnerships that could increase safet.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 8th, 2020

Taft Museum of Art mounts virtual juried exhibition of works by high school students

For 29 years, the Taft Museum of Art has celebrated students and their artwork with an annual program and exhibition called Artists Reaching Classrooms. Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the Taft is creating a virtual exhibition where the community can s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 27th, 2020

Microsoft to take an "open by default" approach to its data on social causes – starting with rural broadband

Microsoft launched an Open Data Campaign, changing its own approach to data sharing, investing in tools to share and use data and creating 20 related collaborations in less than two years......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 23rd, 2020

As hotels plead for "second" stimulus, Pittsburgh stares down $372M in outstanding debt

Without federal intervention and relief, industry experts say the carnage will be widespread and result in instability in business and tourism centers for years to come......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 2020

UPMC sees "phenomenal increase" in telemedicine use in COVID-19 crisis

The Pittsburgh-based health system has been one of the leaders in telemedicine for many years, and has invested as much or more than most health systems in the country to develop the capability......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 28th, 2020

COVID-19: Keeping Your Small Business Customers and Employees Safe

The Blueprint speaks with Dr. Scott Deitchman, a physician who served for 30 years at the CDC, to learn how businesses can prepare for and prevent the spread of COVID-19......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 6th, 2020

Pittsburgh health system investing $90M in newly acquired Maryland hospital

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has committed to investing $90 million over five years in the former Western Maryland Health System, which on its acquisition earlier this month became UPMC Western Maryland. The hospital system, based in.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 18th, 2020

Geely, Volvo to merge, creating China"s first global carmaker

Geely Automobile and its sister company Volvo Cars are planning to merge and list in Hong Kong and possibly Stockholm, giving Volvo access to public markets after it dropped a move to list its stock two years ago. Ciara Lee reports.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersFeb 11th, 2020

Dick"s Sporting Goods makes push to support women athletes

Dick's Sporting Goods is making another move in the growing market for women in sports. The Pittsburgh-based chain's foundation is giving $5 million to the U.S. Soccer Foundation over three years for its United for Girls initiative, the company anno.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 5th, 2020