Innovation Works is the Pittsburgh region’s largest and most active seed-stage investor. Since the creation of its seed fund in late-1999, IW has invested over $53 million in more than 160 technology startups that have gone on to raise $1.3 billion from investors across the nation. These companies include ModCloth, 4Moms, Civic Science, ShowClix, and AlphaLab alumni companies such as The Resumator, NoWait and Shoefitr. Innovation Works works closely with companies taken on by Alphalab, offering their experience and network.
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