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July 07 2020

Lehigh Valley LaunchBox launching Mastermind program for grant recipients

The first Mastermind event covered social media and marketing

June 09 2020

‘LaunchBox Ladies: Navigating the New Normal’ late June event announced

Higher Education is the event’s theme on June 24

June 08 2020

LoanCrunch app helps students manage loan debt

Students in the United States owe upwards of $1.6 trillion in student debt and that number is growing every day. Trying to navigate post-college life is challenging enough. Toss in the increasing costs of living with the skyrocketing debt and trying to achieve the American dream can seem daunting. That’s why Penn State students Michael Miller and Jack Quinn are developing LoanCrunch, an app helping students through the loan repayment process.

June 03 2020

Entrepreneurial vision leads Jon Westlake Down intrapreneurial path

For Jonathan Westlake entrepreneurship is in his DNA – his parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents were all entrepreneurs. Naturally, Westlake expected to take the same path, and was looking for the right inspiration and problem to solve in order to continue the family tradition.

June 02 2020

Innovation Commons becomes an entrepreneur bootcamp for Behrend grads

Penn State Behrend’s Innovation Commons has become a lifeline for local entrepreneurs. It’s also an incubator for student- and alumni-led companies, including Bayfront Glass and M2 Additive Manufacturing.

May 29 2020

Corner Launchbox hosts upcoming virtual events

University and public communities are invited to register for one-hour workshops to learn more about how hiring and job searching has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as to find out how businesses can start planning for reopening safely.

May 27 2020

‘The Investment’ student startup TV show taping to take place virtually

For the past three years, WPSU, Penn State University Park’s local NPR affiliate station, and the Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program (PennTAP) have collaborated to host the statewide Inc.U undergraduate student startup competition. The competition culminates in the six finalists competing head-to-head on the live “Shark Tank-style” TV show, “The Investment.”

May 27 2020

‘The Investment’ student startup TV show taping to take place virtually

For the past three years, WPSU, Penn State University Park’s local NPR affiliate station, and the Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program (PennTAP) have collaborated to host the statewide Inc.U undergraduate student startup competition. The competition culminates in the six finalists competing head-to-head on the live “Shark Tank-style” TV show, “The Investment.”

May 26 2020

Penn State Lehigh Valley to hold Virtual Teen Entrepreneur Challenge

The summer 2020 Teen Entrepreneur Challenge at Penn State Lehigh Valley has been revamped into a virtual program. This entirely virtual program happening in July is for rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors.

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