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September 09 2020

Upcoming webinar series to feature legal topics for startups, small businesses

A four-part webinar series will tackle important legal topics and issues specific to startups and small businesses, such as liability, partnerships, funding opportunities and intellectual property.

September 08 2020

New screening technology works to better predict drug’s shelf life and stability

TemperSure, a new drug screening technology from Penn State startup GradienT°, aims to reduce both the time and financial costs in biological drug development by increasing certainty in drug shelf life and expiration dates.

September 08 2020

Hazleton LaunchBox webinar to again feature nationally recognized inventor

Nationally recognized inventor Frances Prado will provide aspiring entrepreneurs with insight into taking a business online during the second in a series of Spanish-language webinars hosted by the Hazleton LaunchBox on Friday, Sept. 11.

September 08 2020

Five startups graduate from 2019-20 FastTrack Accelerator

Five new startups launched by community and student entrepreneurs graduated from Happy Valley LaunchBox powered by PNC Bank’s FastTrack Accelerator. Concepts included a battery-charging laptop case, a better way to prevent tick bites, and an application called Scratchwork that allows users to turn paper drawings into digital workspaces.

September 07 2020

‘LaunchBox Ladies: The Power of the Pivot’ event to be held Sept. 24

Attendees to the Sept. 24 event will learn how to successfully pivot through building self-confidence, taking risks and becoming a “SuperConnector.”

September 01 2020

Alumnus Evon Onusic shares entrepreneurial journey with Penn State community

Before co-founding multiple business ventures and acting as an entrepreneurial mentor to Penn State students, Evon Onusic was a Penn State undergraduate just trying to pass his Chinese language class.

September 01 2020

Summer Founders program showcases record number of teams

Invent Penn State’s 2020 Summer Founders program, a 13-week student startup accelerator, wrapped up Aug. 12 in a virtual showcase after funding seven student-startup teams with $15,000 each to work on their startup, nonprofit, or social good full time over the summer. The program also matched teams with resources and entrepreneurial experts who provided mentorship.

September 01 2020

10 new biotechnologies revealed at inaugural Penn State BioTech Discovery Day

On June 12, the first Penn State BioTech Discovery Day brought together Penn State researchers, industry experts and venture investors for a day of technology reveals and networking opportunities focused on accelerating the transfer of Penn State’s top BioTech innovations to the marketplace.

September 01 2020

Altoona LaunchBox offers legal issues webinar

The Altoona LaunchBox supported by the Hite family will offer a free live webinar titled “Business Entities and Legal Issues for Startups” on Tuesday, Sep. 15.

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