Author Archives: PghRegion

Pittsburgh’s Petuum Expands, Raises $93 Million and Aims to Hire 120 People

by on March 5, 2018

Pittsburgh-based software infrastructure and ecosystem provider, Petuum, is expanding after raising $93 million in a recent investment round. The two-year-old, early-stage tech company – whose machine learning platform is providing companies across various industries and sizes a way to create artificial intelligence (AI) products – has plans to quadruple the size of its operations and […]

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On the Road (to Ohio) with the Power of 32 Site Development Fund

by on October 11, 2017

The Power of 32 Site Development Fund, one of important tools in the economic development toolkit for the greater Pittsburgh region, is hitting the road and heading to Youngstown, Ohio, on Thursday, Oct. 12.  A “Meet the Power of 32 Site Development Fund Team” event will be held at Youngstown State University, beginning at 9:30 […]

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Jason Rigone: Looking Back – and Ahead – at Economic Development Success in Westmoreland County

by on June 7, 2017

Part 12 of a Weekly, 12-Part Series Note:  The Pittsburgh Regional Alliance (PRA) invited each of its economic development partners from the 10-county region to share insight and maybe some hindsight about business investment and the economy’s growth – at the county and regional levels – looking through the rearview mirror at 2016 and at the […]

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Robbie Matesic: Looking Back – and Ahead – at Economic Development Success in Greene County

by on May 10, 2017

Part IX of a Weekly, 12-Part Series Note:  The Pittsburgh Regional Alliance (PRA) invited each of its economic development partners from the 10-county region to share insight and maybe some hindsight about business investment and the economy’s growth – at the county and regional levels – looking through the rearview mirror at 2016 and at the […]

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(WATCH) PRA Market Research Guru Jim Futrell Peels to Reveal Fresh Regional Economic Insights

by on April 21, 2017

Pittsburgh’s economy is a lot like an onion, and its not because it stinks! Peeling back its layers and revealing economic insights beneath the surface is Pittsburgh Regional Alliance’s (PRA) Market Research Guru Jim Futrell in this week’s Pittsburgh Business Times column.  Futrell shares the importance of data in economic decision making and its use […]

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