Idea Foundry

We believe in the power of business to transform economies.

Founded in 2002, Idea Foundry is a Pittsburgh-based global investor focused on social impact. With over 250 companies and projects in our portfolio that have generated over $1B in direct economic impact, Idea Foundry has always been a pioneer, from hands-on business development and technology transfer to economic connections between Pittsburgh and the world. 

Our Mission:  Idea Foundry invests in and works alongside global and local entrepreneurs to transform innovative business ideas into viable commercial activities, facilitate business growth, and leverage international programs to build and reinforce global and local economic ecosystems. 


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Location Idea Foundry, 137 West Bridge Street, Homestead, PA, USA
Africa, Antarctica Region, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Europe, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Micronesia, Nicaragua, Northern America, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela
Sectors Sector agnostic