341 Creating Jobs & Stimulating the Economy at Idea Foundry w/ Mike Matesic

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Idea Foundry has invested in over 200 companies and generated $1B in direct economic impact for the region. The Pittsburgh-based, non-profit economic development organization focsues on creating living-wage, high-opportunity jobs by investing in and working alongside entrepreneurs to grow.


Previously, Mr. Matesic was Chief Executive Officer for two start-up companies and Chief Financial Officer for MetalSite, Inc., participating in the rapid growth of the company and public registration process.


We discuss investing in businesses, where Idea Foundry gets its funding, and how Mike & his team help companies grow.


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Mike’s Challenge; Ask yourself “What is it enough?” If you don’t know, you’ll never stop or change.

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If you liked this interview, check out previous episodes with Idea Foundry portfolio companies like Ian Rosenberger, Anthony Vennare, Ryan Gayman, Josie Cellone, and John Thornton.

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