Pittsburgh Tech Crawl – Downtown

Build412 Tech, in partnership with the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership, is proud to present a truly unique and innovative tech event!

Food, drinks, jobs, tech demos, prizes, giveaways, swag and fun offices await… Join hundreds of tech professionals, businesses, founders, job seekers, and the just plain curious for an evening of exciting tech discovery as they eat, drink, network and explore their way through Downtown Pittsburgh’s coolest tech companies!

5pm – 7pm Explore Downtown Pittsburgh’s Tech Businesses

7pm – 9pm Tech Networking Reception ‘After Party’ @ Metropolitan Club, 25 Market Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

What is the Pittsburgh Tech Crawl?

Explore some of the coolest tech businesses throughout this great city of ours, pub-crawl style!

This FREE neighborhood focused Build412 Tech event series will open the doors to some of Pittsburgh’s most interesting tech companies, as well as some of the largest tech employers in the city. Additional Tech Crawl neighborhoods, dates and participating tech businesses to be announced soon (fyi we’ll soon be checking out the Strip District, Lawrenceville, East End, South Side, etc)…but for now, we are getting started with:  Downtown Pittsburgh! 

When is the Pittsburgh Tech Crawl – Downtown?

Thursday, Oct 10th

5pm – 7pm – Tech Crawl

The Tech Crawl is a walking and/or biking open-house tour with no set order. Offices will be open until 7:00 pm. Explore them at your leisure, Pub-Crawl Style.

Bikes will be available to registered attendees for FREE 30-minute rides during the crawl, courtesy of Healthy Ride.  Just register via Eventbrite to receive your promo code.

7pm – 9pm – Tech Networking Reception ‘After Party’!

Metropolitan Club, 25 Market Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Directly following the Tech Crawl, after you’ve had your fill of checking out some super cool Downtown Tech Business offices, join us for the After Party Tech Networking Event from 7pm – 9pm (Complimentary dinner buffet provided).

How does it work?

All participating tech business locations will be open to the Tech Crawl attendees 5pm – 7pm and you can explore them at your leisure – Pub-Crawl Style! The After Party will directly follow the Tech Crawl 7pm – 9pm.

Step 1: REGISTER. It’s free, so register now for your All Access Pass on Eventbrite. This will get your name pre-registered for a variety of building security entry points and will help expedite your entry to a variety of locations. You will still need to bring your photo ID with you for entry to some locations.

Step 2: ARRIVE. When you arrive Downtown, get started by visiting any of the confirmed participating companies and pick up your official Tech Crawl Map at any of those locations.

Step 3: CRAWL. Meet the companies and fellow tech travelers on the crawl as you wind your way through the city to see all the spots that interest you. Companies will be showing off their spaces, featuring job opportunities, giving away swag, prizes, refreshments and more…as well as giving you an inside look at what they are doing in the Pgh Tech scene RIGHT NOW!

Step 4: NETWORK. Directly following the Tech Crawl, join us 7pm – 9pm for the Tech Networking Reception ‘After Party’ at the Metropolitan Club, 25 Market Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Hang with 250+ of the city’s most interesting tech leaders, businesses, startups, and tech professionals who will be available for networking and all around great conversation. Complimentary dinner buffet will be provided, just RSVP when you register on Eventbrite. You don’t want to miss this!

Which Downtown Tech Businesses are on the Tech Crawl and how do I find them?

5pm – 7pm Tech Crawl Stops: Here are some of the currently confirmed businesses that you can visit on this year’s crawl. Stop in and pick up the Tech Crawl Map at any of these locations.

Truefit – Union Trust Building, 501 Grant St #1025, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

We serve entrepreneurs to executives in creating new software products that delight their users and grow their business. Visit us to learn more about what we do with technology, tour our office and enjoy drinks and bites.

Redshift – The Koppers Building, Suite 200, 436 Seventh Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Data-driven, customer-centric, transparent, ego-free, and dedicated to results for digital marketing and advertising. Visit us to learn more about what we do with technology and enjoy drinks, bites, and win an Apple Watch! (visit us to enter to win)

Industrious PPG Place – Co-working – One PPG Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Co-working within Industrious PPG Place – Sparkbox – Bring Your Web Project to Life

Industrious is the largest premium flexible work-space provider in the U.S. With lush interiors and best-in-class services and amenities, our space is designed to give you your most productive workday. Visit us to meet with some of our current tech business tenants, learn more about what we offer to technology companies and enjoy drinks, bites, giveaways and swag.

Novel Golden Triangle – Co-working – 606 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Co-working within Novel: Cognistx – An Applied AI Company

Create your success story and join our community of entrepreneurs, small businesses and enterprise companies. Visit us to meet with some of our current tech business tenants, learn more about what we offer to technology companies, enter to win prizes and deals on office space, and enjoy drinks, bites and swag.

Beauty Shoppe Pitt Building – Co-working – 213 Smithfield St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Across a city-wide network of hospitality-driven work-spaces designed and operated to improve the workday experience, we service hundreds of individuals and growing companies making Pittsburgh a better place to live, work, and give back. Visit us to meet with some of our current tech business tenants, learn more about what we offer to technology companies, enter to win prizes and deals on office space, and enjoy drinks, bites and swag.


7pm – 9pm Tech Networking Happy Hour ‘After Party’

Metropolitan Club, 25 Market St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Enjoy a complimentary dinner buffet, full bar, and an opportunity to network with these businesses as well as 250+ of Pittsburgh’s most interesting technology professionals and leaders.

Some tech businesses weren’t able to arrange for you to visit their offices on the Tech Crawl, (or they aren’t located downtown), but they still want to meet you at the Tech Crawl ‘After Party’ Networking Reception.

SDLC Partners


Industrious Liberty Center


New Horizons

Meet with these companies, learn more about what they do in tech, enter to win additional prizes/promotions/giveaways, grab some swag and learn about some of their currently open tech jobs!

Special Thanks to our After Party Venue Sponsor – M/W Hospitality Groupcomprised of Metropolitan Club, Molinaro, NOLA, Wolfies Pub, Il Pizzaiolo and Market Square Pop Up Bar.

How can my business be involved in this awesome event?


Just send an email to: [email protected] for more information.

What if I have additional questions?

Send an email to i[email protected] and someone will be happy to answer your questions.

Special Thanks to Our Sponsors

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