From now until April 15, members of the campus community can submit their ideas for a chance at winning seed funding, mentoring and more through the campus’ entrepreneurial center, The Corner, and its signature programs through the Corner Launchbox.
Anthony Biddle, owner of SiteRite, is the winner of the 2017-18 Bootcamp Business Plan Competition held at the Altoona LaunchBox and its accompanying $10,000 prize.
Two Penn State New Kensington seniors are preparing their pitch as a finalist team in the upcoming Penn State Inc.U entrepreneurship competition. While learning some skills from the business realm has become important these past few months as they prepare, it has been their full-time major, electro-mechanical engineering technology, and the campus itself that has provided the foundation for their current and future success.
Penn State Schuylkill recently hosted its second LionLaunch Business Plan Competition, an event that allows local entrepreneurs to request and earn up to $5,000 in startup or expansion funding. The event is made possible by Invent Penn State, a Commonwealth-wide initiative established to increase economic development, job creation and student career success.
From March 26-30, Penn State Startup Week will welcome dozens of entrepreneurs and thought-leaders to the University Park campus to host workshops, mentoring sessions and pitch competitions designed to inspire attendees to make innovation a part of their careers.
Penn State Mont Alto’s General Studies Auditorium had a packed house on Friday evening, March 16, when five competitors went head-to-head during the Mont Alto LaunchBox Inaugural LION Tank Competition.
New Kensington engineering duo earn finalist spot in 2018 Inc.U entrepreneurship competition.
With the December 2017 opening of The Corner entrepreneurial center in downtown New Kensington, Penn State New Kensington has already seen how entrepreneurship and innovation can spark positivity and harness energy for the community. The campus, under the lead of Chancellor Kevin Snider, is now committed to spreading that spark even farther.
Penn State Brandywine is supporting entrepreneurship, job creation and economic development in southeastern Pennsylvania through its innovative Brandywine Boost program.