incubator http://wesa.fm en The Thrill Mill: Contributing to Pittsburgh's Business Ecosystem http://wesa.fm/post/thrill-mill-contributing-pittsburghs-business-ecosystem <p>Startup incubators provide entrepreneurs with opportunities to grow their ideas in an affordable space, with resources, mentoring and sometimes funding. They’ve sprung up all over Pittsburgh, especially in East Liberty.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://thrillmill.com/team/">The Thrill Mill</a> and its incubator space, the <a href="http://thrillmill.com/hustle-den/">Hustle Den</a>, is one of the new kids on the block. And while many incubators are focused on technology, Thrill Mill is supporting some diverse innovators.</p><p>For Bobby Zappala founder of the Thrill Mill, it all started when he moved back to Pittsburgh from Washington D.C. in 2006. He says he and his friends wanted to connect with other young people who had interesting business ideas. He says they host regular gatherings which became very popular. Fri, 30 Aug 2013 20:46:07 +0000 Heather McClain 15764 at http://wesa.fm The Thrill Mill: Contributing to Pittsburgh's Business Ecosystem