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April 23 2020

New Virtual Idea TestLab application deadline is May 15

Happy Valley LaunchBox powered by PNC Bank is accepting applications through May 15 for its Idea TestLab that will now be hosted virtually in June. Open to the community, the four-week Idea TestLab program is designed to help teams evaluate the viability of their business ideas by coaching them through a proven method of customer discovery and problem analysis.

April 17 2020

Lion Cage pitch competition winner aiming to reduce rotator cuff re-tear rates

Saif Khalil, founder and CEO of Aevumed, won first place at the REV-UP Center for Entrepreneurship’s Lion Cage pitch competition. Aevumed develops medical devices designed to help reduce rotator cuff re-tear rates.

April 17 2020

Webinar: Leveraging resources to support small business resiliency

The Penn State Small Business Development Center will host a free, 90-minute webinar on April 22 for small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs seeking recommendations on the path forward in light of the COVID-19 crisis.

April 15 2020

Navy veteran taps leadership skills to dive into entrepreneurship

Before Penn State alumna Tamela Serensits got her entrepreneurial feet, she got her sea legs as a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy – traveling the world helping to protect freedom and leading critical decision-making when lives were on the line. That experience helped form her character, and commitment to her own startup company.

April 15 2020

Penn State Schuylkill student’s heart for service brings Project 4 Love to life

Penn State Schuylkill student Lily Stoyer turned a personal belief about helping others into Project 4 Love — a business concept that connects would-be donors and volunteers with the nonprofits who need them.

April 14 2020

At the North Central PA LaunchBox, collaboration is reigniting the region

The North Central PA LaunchBox is driving collaborative relationships with and between local, regional and state organizations, as well as government, to drive economic development in the region.

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