• Learn from a Team with Experience

    Get help with your business model, customer development, manufacturing, supply chain, and sales

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  • Unbiased Manufacturing Advice

    We don’t take funding from manufacturing partners, so we’re free to help you choose the best suppliers and partners for your company.

  • Get Investment

    Over 85% of our alumni raise follow-on funding within 8 weeks of Demo day. We’re a program of Innovation Works, the 8th most active seed-stage investor in the country.

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  • Join a Program that Gets Hardware

    AlphaLab Gear was designed around needs of hardware startups. Our program length and small class size allow us to custom-tailor programming for each company

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  • Come to the Center of Hardware and Robotics

    Pittsburgh is the intersection of Hardware, Robotics, and Advanced software. Join Uber, Apple, Oculus, Intel, and others who have located their hardware headquarters in Pittsburgh


Our City

Pittsburgh, PA

Over the last 25 years, Pittsburgh has transformed itself into a high-tech hub, home to innovative startups and tech titans alike. We think there’s no better place to start and grow your company.

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Commitment to Diversity

Innovation Works values diversity in its programs and encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans, as well as entities controlled by such individuals, to submit applications or business plans for consideration.

AlphaLab Gear is proud to receive funding from the U.S. Small Business Administration

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