RESOURCES FOR ENTREPRENEURS
RESOURCES FOR INVESTORS
BlueTree Allied Angels is proud to be partnered with the following organizations.
TJ&S is one of Pittsburgh’s largest and most experienced benefits brokerage firms and commercial insurance brokers. Since 1924, TJ&S has provided quality, professional insurance advice and products to thousands of companies and individuals in the region with the objective thoroughly understanding client needs and making obtaining insurance as easy as possible.
Regulatory & Quality Solutions, LLC
Regulatory and Quality Solutions provides full-service regulatory affairs and quality assurance expertise to medical device organizations. Regulatory and Quality Solutions helps companies to navigate the complex regulatory landscape and determine the most efficient paths to a safe and effective product, cleared for U.S. and international marketing. Regulatory and Quality Solutions’ results-driven, experienced team members provide on-site leadership and support in all areas of regulatory affairs and quality assurance.
Clark Hill Thorp Reed
Clark Hill Thorp Reed is a premier regional law firm with offices in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Wheeling, West Virginia, Wilmington, Delaware and Princeton, New Jersey. Clark Hill Thorp Reed's experienced team of over 100 attorneys provides representation in corporate law, litigation, and financial and real estate transactions to companies, government entities and non-profits of all sizes.
Knox McLaughlin Gornall & Sennett
Knox McLaughlin Gornall & Sennett is one of the largest law firms in the Erie area with offices in Erie, North East, Pennsylvania and Jamestown, New York. With a team of over 40 attorneys, Knox McLaughlin Gornall & Sennett specializes in numerous practices including business law, tax, family law, government, health, intellectual property, labor and real estate for a variety of industries.
Entrepreneurs love TrueFit, investors trust TrueFit, and incubators partner with TrueFit. TrueFit is a cadre of serial entrepreneurs, marketers, designers, agile developers and innovators who are passionate about building disruptive web, social media and mobile applications and commercial software products to advance the cause of innovation. Disruption is their game, and they are pretty good at it. Whether it’s helping a one-person start-up launch its first iPhone app, helping a medium-sized company dominate the competition by creating a hot, new interactive website, or helping an established market leader push new versions of established products to market, TrueFit gets it and delivers.
J.L.Nick Associates, Inc
J.L. Nick is a complete resource for human resources and management consulting, with services that cover the spectrum from human resources outsourcing to leadership development, compensation analysis and retained search. J.L. Nick’s knowledgeable team of professionals helps companies effectively tap into their greatest asset: their employees.
Benefits Plus is a preferred business to business Employee Benefits advocate providing no-cost customized solutions that facilitate employee talent recruitment and retention through competitive value added offerings that strengthen company productivity, viability and profitability. Benefits Plus offers a wide range of tailored support and dependable coverages, excelling in providing comprehensive, flexible benefits communications and enrollment support. Benefits Plus is backed by industry leaders in insurance and business solutions distinguishing us from any other and allowing us to be focused on the most important part of doing business... the relationships we build.
More than 275 lawyers comprise the Reed Smith Pittsburgh office. Reed Smith is keenly focused on technology start-ups and other entities that are looking to add to the rich tradition of innovation, transformation and entrepreneurship that have distinguished and sustained Pittsburgh over the decades. And, as its region's vast natural resources are re-establishing Pittsburgh as one of North America's energy centers, we are uniquely positioned to provide the entire spectrum of legal services attendant to that phenomenon.
Business from a higher perspective is a way of thinking at the Palumbo Donahue School of Business that goes beyond the trends in the latest business news. It's a vision of ethical leadership and professionalism that began with the school's founding in 1913. The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) has accredited the Palumbo Donahue School of Business since 1962, a coveted endorsement claimed by less than five percent of business schools worldwide. Duquesne is also ranked among the best in the nation by
U.S. News and World Report
Highmark Inc. is a national diversified health and wellness company based in Pittsburgh that serves 33.5 million people across the United States through its businesses in health insurance, dental insurance, vision care and information technology. Our company, which has more than 20,000 employees, is among the largest health insurers in the United States and the fourth-largest Blue Cross and Blue Shield-affiliated company.
Erie Technology Incubator
Erie Technology Incubator facilitates the development of advanced technology industries in the Erie Region by providing mentoring and support for entrepreneurs. The facility, established in 2007, can house up to 25 advanced technology companies across a variety of industries.
Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse
The Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse (PLSG) invests in and supports the growth of life sciences companies in Pittsburgh and southwestern Pennsylvania. PLSG focuses on companies with promising innovations in biotech tools, diagnostics, healthcare IT, medical devices and therapeutics.
Pittsburgh Tech Council
For over 25 years, the Pittsburgh Tech Council (PTC) has helped technology companies succeed through their platform of business development, government relations, and visibility. The PTC helps tech companies at all stage of growth through connections to new business opportunities, financing, insurance, media exposure and business advocacy at the local, State and Federal levels.
Angel Capital Association
BlueTree is proud to be a founding member of the Angel Capital Association (ACA): the professional alliance of angel groups. The ACA provides professional development for angel groups, family offices and private investors and delivers services and benefits to support the success of ACA member portfolio companies.
Pennsylvania Angel Network
The Pennsylvania Angel Network (PAN) is a statewide organization designed to offer support to over two thousand angel investors in the state of Pennsylvania. PAN’s mission is to improve the region’s overall investment environment, increase the number of investors and increase invested capital in Pennsylvania and the surrounding regions.
Pittsburgh Venture Capital Association
The Pittsburgh Venture Capital Association (PVCA) was founded in 1982 to catalyze venture investment and entrepreneurialism in Western Pennsylvania. Since then it has become the leading voice of private equity investors in the region. Through a wide range of programs, the PVCA facilitates quality deal flow, encourages investor collaboration, and fosters important relationships with key service providers.
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