Startable Pittsburgh


Startable Pittsburgh is a free eight-week summer program in Pittsburgh, PA that teaches students ages 16-18 entrepreneurship and maker skills. Students develop, design, prototype, build, brand, market and sell products of their own creation by partnering with local retailers. Students earn a program stipend and keep all profits from the sale of their products.

Our final event is August 17. Learn more here.

Program Partners


Courses in entrepreneurship and maker skills are taught by experts from Innovation Works, AlphaLab Gear, and TechShop, all enhanced through a play-based curriculum from City of Play.

AlphaLab Gear TechShop
Innovation Works City of Play

Retail Partners


Partnerships with local retailers ensure that students have the chance to sell their work with established, well-respected professionals.

Senator John Heinz History Center Banker Supply
Uptown Sweats by Kiya Tomlin Petagogy

Program Sponsors


Startable Pittsburgh is made possible thanks to the generous support of:




The Helen Ruth Gordon Charitable Trust
PNC Charitable Trusts

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