TechShop http://wesa.fm en Obama Touts Manufacturing, Access For Entrepreneurs In Pittsburgh Stop http://wesa.fm/post/obama-touts-manufacturing-access-entrepreneurs-pittsburgh-stop <p>American manufacturing was the focus of President Obama’s visit to Pittsburgh Tuesday.</p><p>The president stopped at TechShop in Bakery Square, a facility that allows start-up businesses, tinkerers and hobbyists to use high-end instruments they may not otherwise have access to. Obama said part of continuing the manufacturing boom in the country will be finding ways to make resources of the federal government more available to the general public.</p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 21:20:21 +0000 Deanna Garcia & Associated Press 31102 at http://wesa.fm Obama Touts Manufacturing, Access For Entrepreneurs In Pittsburgh Stop Talking TechShop and Innovation with Deb Smit http://wesa.fm/post/talking-techshop-and-innovation-deb-smit <p></p><p><a href="http://www.popcitymedia.com/innovationnews/">Pop City </a>reporter, <strong>Debra Diamond Smit</strong> returns with a look at <a href="http://www.techshop.ws/pittsburgh_preview_images.html">TechShop Pittsburgh</a>, an innovative way for people to test out their manufacturing ideas. And <a href="http://birchmerevc.com/">Birchmere Ventures</a>, a big name in venture capital starts funding the little guys with <a href="http://birchmerelabs.com/">Birchmere Labs</a>.</p><p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 16:10:21 +0000 Heather McClain 1753 at http://wesa.fm Talking TechShop and Innovation with Deb Smit