Pittsburgh Technology Council

The Pittsburgh Technology Council (PTC) spun out FortyX80 in January of 2015 to accelerate its work focused on regional technology entrepreneurs. As the oldest technology trade association (founded in 1983) in the United States, the PTC has been helping technology companies succeed for more than 30 years.

Allegheny Conference on Community Development

The Allegheny Conference on Community Development and its Affiliates – the Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce, the Pennsylvania Economy League of Greater Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance (PRA) – work together to improve the economy and the quality of life in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Foundational Supporters and Sponsors

Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation

The Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation has served West Virginia and Southwestern Pennsylvania since it was established in 1944 by Michael and Sarah Benedum. Grants are made to support specific initiatives in the areas of Education, Economic Development, Health and Human Services, and Community Development.

Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl

Leech Tishman provides full-service commercial legal services to individuals, businesses, and institutions. 

Endorsed Events & Organizations

Startup Weekend

Startup Weekend is a global network of passionate leaders and entrepreneurs on a mission to inspire, educate, and empower individuals, teams and communities. Come share ideas, form teams, and launch startups.

Tech Cocktail

Tech Cocktail is a media company and events organization for startups, entrepreneurs, and technology enthusiasts. Since 2006, its goal has been to amplify local tech communities and give entrepreneurs a place to get informed, get connected, and get inspired. Tech Cocktail dedicates itself to covering news, how-to’s, up-and-coming startups, and industry trends online, and hosting events in over 20 cities in the US and abroad.