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Coming Home: Erie native moves Virginia-based technology business, jobs to hometown

Erie native Jeremy Young knows the term “brain drain” all too well.

The 42-year-old D.C. resident attended Blessed Sacrament School and Cathedral Prep and then pursued his undergraduate degree in business at Clarion University where he later earned his MBA. Much as he would have preferred launching his career in Erie, he went elsewhere for lack of local opportunities, achieving considerable success in the IT and cyber security industries.

Erie launches new Secure Smart City™ pilot project

Erie Mayor Joe Schember and Erie Innovation District (EID) CEO Karl Sanchack today announced the roll-out of a Secure Smart City™ pilot project designed to drive economic growth and improve the quality of life for the city’s residents and visitors.

EID, Singularity U. taking applications for accelerator

The Secure Erie Accelerator (SEA) – sponsored by the Mercyhurst University-led Erie Innovation District (EID) and supported by Silicon Valley technology leader Singularity University – has begun accepting applications from start-up companies around the world focused on data science, safety and cyber security.