Allegheny Organics is committed to providing an easy and seamless organic waste recycling service to the residents, businesses, restaurants and community events of Allegheny County. Through our efforts, we aim to promote healthy eating, responsible farming, waste minimization, and local economic sustainability, which will play an integral role in reinvigorating our region and building a strong, cohesive community.
BlogLocal – we make it easy to discover and connect to the best local blogs in your city, town or neighborhood
Fliplynk is an extremely easy to use API plugin, which allows online fundraisers to accept used electronics in addition to money. The refurbished value of a few discarded electronics can easily match most donations. With the incentives of recycling electronics, donating to a good cause, along with financial viability; this is an exciting new way of fundraising online.
Haitian Families First (HFF) is a non-profit organization, founded by Pittsburgh sisters Jamie and Ali McMutrie that provides support by strengthening communities through nurturing families. Our long-standing presence in the community, holistic approach, and three distinct programs allow us to work with families to assess their individual needs to help them achieve their goals of family preservation and self-sufficiency. Haitian Families First preserves and sustains families by helping them to find employment, supply their loved ones’ most basic needs, and provide for their children’s educations and care.
Kennedy Blue Communications provides strategic communications plans to leverage clients access and impact with consumers and media markets. Services provided include: press placement, writing and editing services, consulting, web development, video and animation production, marketing and branding.
MIX / is developing a specialty salad restaurant concept for the East Liberty area. We are designing a new and creative dining experience focused on providing access to fast and health-conscious meal options with natural, organic and locally sourced ingredients while inspiring everyone in the ‘Burgh to start thinking “out of the box” when it comes to eating healthy!
Navity is a project to enhance driver licensing decisions with intelligent vehicles. Our mission is to link technologies advancing driver evaluation, training, and safety for people seeking to obtain or retain a driver’s license. Our system captures steering, braking, and verbal cue assistance by a professional driving evaluator using activity recorders and embedded sensing in the evaluation vehicle. These metrics quantitatively communicate insights regarding an individual’s vehicular control and safe driving decisions. Through partnerships with manufacturers, we will facilitate the testing of advanced driver safety technologies on real drivers, over real roads, in real cars. The data from testing will support and improve the technologies that implement automated driving.
OpenCurriculum is an online platform to create, access and share K-12 learning materials. It allows local communities and schools to collaborate and share educational materials, and discover other such educational material created around the world.
Private Lender Nexus is an online database of screened private commercial real estate lenders. Commercial real estate professionals can go to our website and enter their private financing needs and be matched with verified and ethical private lenders with no upfront fees throughout the continental United States.
Private Lender Nexus helps solve the problems that many commercial real estate professionals have when looking for private money to fund their own or their clients commercial real estate needs. Finding the right private lender can be time consuming and fraught with unethical lenders and brokers with upfront fees. We take out the hassle of finding and screening these private lenders.
Project Aura illuminates the wheels of your bicycle, increases your visual presence on the roadway and better communicates to drivers your presence and behavior. We seek to change the way cyclists are perceived in the modern urban environment.
Scholar Hero is a integrated web and mobile platform designed for the academic in all of us. Its tools improve productivity, boost collaboration, and restore confidence in the ability to write at the college level. Scholar Hero also offers the unique feature of receiving crowd feedback from who you want and when you want it. With Scholar Hero, anyone can gain a competitive edge in writing, research, publishing, and fundraising.
Student InTuition(SIT), a social enterprise, is a student talent cooperative that provides on-demand, specialized labor from the best college students in the region to companies in need of their skills. SIT provides a market-based solution to the surplus of intellectual capital on college campuses and the deficit of affordable, specialized skills for businesses to utilize. The social benefit is the opportunity for participating students to finance student debt; students are compensated for all work in tuition installments, not cash. This payment process enables a student to borrow less over their college career, compounding their earnings with saved interest.
Virtual Lobbies provides line and appointment management through web and mobile applications. Applications will provide customers with the estimated waiting periods. This allows them to schedule according to their availability; thus eradicating the frustration accompanied with long queues, and resolving the issues of time allocation and efficiency. The clients are service oriented business: barbershops, mechanic shops, administrative office, etc.