Wherever you are on the entrepreneurial path, we have the resources and opportunities to collaborate, innovate, invest, or grow a business.
Penn State Lehigh Valley’s Lehigh Valley LaunchBox hosted Meet & Greet event for area entrepreneurs.
While interning with Merrill Lynch two summers ago, Mike Black found his weekly commute into New York City was costing him $45 a day in parking fees alone. “That’s when it hit me,” said Black, who graduated from Penn State in 2016 with a degree in finance. “I would have happily paid $30 a day to rent my friend’s space. And he was gone for a whole week — he could have made $150 on his spot.” With help from Lion LaunchPad, Black took that idea and transformed it into the startup Parking Bee.
Penn State alumni Weiliang Lei, energy engineering, 2012; Endrit Ali, computer engineering, 2012; and Andriy Bokalo, electrical engineering, 2013; in April launched Wastekon, a company that designed a website to link reusable materials to collectors, or those in need.
April 19–20, 2018 – All Day
Invent Penn State is pleased to announce the second Invent Penn State Venture & IP Conference. The goal of this exciting new event is to bring together promising technology companies from across the country with investors seeking ground floor investment opportunities.