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A New Era for Small Businesses in Pittsburgh: A Quick Q&A with Hassan Bazzi

July 27, 2021 | By Emily Bezak

Pittsburgh is transitioning from Forward Cities to a local accelerator it created in the E3 Alliance. In working to create and help launch this new organization….

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Muchas Gracias, Victoria Snyder: Business Coach and Mental Health Advocate

July 27, 2021 | By Emily Bezak

As a Forward Cities Navigator and business coach since early 2020, Victoria Snyder, MEd., MSLPA, is leaving the business ecosystem in Pittsburgh more active and thriving….

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Grit and Grace: How Black Entrepreneurs Are Finding Success in Pittsburgh

March 12, 2021 | By Victoria Snyder, M.Ed, MSLPA

"Our ecosystem here in Pittsburgh is unique, and the stories of small business owners and entrepreneurs deserve to be heard. Small businesses need your support and….

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A Systematic Review of Programs to Increase Equity in Entrepreneurship

March 10, 2021 | By Stacey Williams

Increasing access to entrepreneurship for underserved populations is the primary goal of our work at Forward Cities. Most often, we focus on decreasing barriers to business….

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