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ADDRESS

412.682.3067

 

4551 Forbes Ave Ste 200
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

 

info@friendlypittsburgh.com

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PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

FriendlyPittsburgh covers a broad range of services in education, tourism, business, and innovation.  We are capable of customizing our services based on clients' requirements and needs. 

  • We consult with Chinese students to find the high school or college that fits them the best. Our team guides students through the application process. Once they are enrolled, we continually provide support to the students and their family to make sure their needs and concerns related to their school and boarding program are well addressed. Please download our high school list for more information.

  • We consult with both American and Chinese education institutions to build inter-institutional relationships.

  • We facilitate and organize professional exchanges and training programs for professional groups with customized themes and training content.

High School, Inter-institutional Relationships, and Professional Exchanges 

EDUCATION

  • We are partnered with the Pittsburgh International Airport and VisitPittsburgh, which is the official tourism bureau of Pittsburgh. FriendlyPittsburgh has been working on bringing a direct flight between Shanghai and Pittsburgh. Please use the link on the right to read the story about 2018 Charter Flight.

  • We customize and arrange education tours for individuals and  families in and around the Pittsburgh area.

  • We customize and arrange itineraries for professional groups in various areas. Accommodations, professional meetings, transportation, and tours can all be customized.

FIT, Group Tours, Edu-Tours, Business Tours, and Medical Tours

TOURISM

FriendlyPittsburgh facilitates business activities between Pittsburgh and China through subsidiaries of Idea Foundry, Idea Foundry international and Pittsburgh Regional Investment Center (PRIC). 

  • The center is federally-approved to help foreign investors immigrate to the United States through the EB-5 program. It has successfully attracted capital for the Newbury Development in Bridgeville, PA.

  • The center also connects investors with appropriate assistance in the Pittsburgh real estate market.

  • PRIC seeks out a range of foreign direct investment opportunities including for Idea Foundry's over 200 portfolio companies and for the broader region.

Pittsburgh Regional Investment Center

BUSINESS

With over 15 years experience of commercializing innovations and supporting entrepreneurs in Pittsburgh, Idea Foundry is extending the reach of of our customized, hands-on business development and commercialization services to support global entrepreneurship through our global programs and initiatives including FriendlyPittsburgh. Please use the link to learn more about our innovation programs.

  • The Impact Globalizer is a 2 month virtual program for established foreign startups interested in exploring the U.S. market.

  • The Virtual Accelerator helps startups reach the standards needed to attract U.S. or international investment opportunities.

  • The Soft Landing Program assists a foreign innovation in relocating, launching, or opening a new U.S. company in Pittsburgh.

Impact Globalizer, Virtual Accelerator, and Soft Landing Program

INNOVATION