Pittsburgh… an emerging Tech Hub? It’s hard to believe the “Steel City” could be one of the next largest tech hubs in upcoming years… or is it? It’s not a secret that Pittsburgh was behind in the technology industry, but they are currently getting ahead and there’s no stopping them. Below we’ve listed 5 reasons why Pittsburgh is the next tech hub. Let us know your thoughts! Don’t be surprised if you hear Pittsburgh and technology in the same sentence in future years.
- Alphalab is based in Pittsburgh. It is currently one of the country’s leading accelerators.
- Carnegie Mellon and University of Pittsburgh are fundamental parts in the tech development.
- Google and Apple both have a growing presence in the “City of Bridges”.
- Uber’s driverless-car research is starting in Pittsburgh.
- Facebook is opening an office for research purposes in the “City of Champions”. The research will be for its virtual reality platform, Oculus.
Here’s an extra reason…Phonetic Eyewear was launched in Pittsburgh in 2014 🙂