PITTSBURGH, Pa., July 26, 2022 Jessica Gibson, co-founder and CEO of Ariel Precision Medicine, was named a Rising Founder as part of the Pittsburgh Inno Fire Awards this week. She is part of an inaugural class of people and companies leading the region’s tech and innovation scene forward. The annual Fire Awards serve as Inno’s premier awards program to recognize supporters, founders and champions of Pittsburgh innovation. Gibson is one of 23 honorees from companies ranging from growth-stage startups to unicorn tech titans. Ariel is one of several Pittsburgh regional startup companies who have attracted hundreds of millions of dollars in combined investments from venture capital firms around the country to further their rapid growth over the past year. This year’s honorees will be celebrated during an event at The Assembly in Bloomfield on Sept. 15 and in a special edition of the Pittsburgh Business Times on Sept. 16.