Making Entrepreneurship Accessible in Rural America

Lessons learned from LaunchBox locations across the Commonwealth

Penn State University Park

Providing access to resources for early-stage tech startups

Learn more about Happy Valley LaunchBox powered by PNC Bank’s philosophy of making entrepreneurship accessible to all.

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Penn State Hazleton

Making resources accessible to Spanish-speaking entrepreneurs

Learn how Hazleton LaunchBox tailored their program and service offerings to meet the needs of their community.

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Penn State New Kensington

Bringing economic revitalization to
the rust belt

Learn more about the impact of the campus’ scalable and replicable entrepreneurial ecosystem model.

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Penn State Berks

Identifying access points through experimentation

Learn more about how Berks LaunchBox partners with other organizations to work collaboratively and avoid program redundancies.

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Penn State Greater Allegheny

Building community trust as the first order of business

Learn more about how a “street team” helped to begin a healing process that rebuilt trust between the community and Penn State.

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Penn State Behrend

Growing resources for inventors through regional partnerships

Learn more the impact of Innovation Commons’s imperative to make collaboration central to every decision.

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