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Join honeygrow founder Justin Rosenberg for a live podcast recording

UNIVERSITY PARK – Students, community members, faculty, and staff alike are invited to take a front-row seat at a live Dare to Disrupt podcast interview recording with honeygrow founder Justin Rosenberg on Wednesday, March 20th at 2:30 pm. The event will take place in room 611 in the Eric J. Barron Innovation Hub in downtown State College. 

Register for the live podcast recording 

Dare to Disrupt host Ryan Newman will delve into Rosenberg’s entrepreneurial journey, unveiling the stories leading up to his present success. 

Attendees will hear about Rosenberg’s experience starting and expanding a fast-casual stir-fry and salad restaurant chain to over 40 locations across the northeastern US. He will give the audience insight into the strategies he employed to cultivate and sustain his restaurant chain, all while maintaining a keen awareness of and actively enriching the communities he serves.  

Following this engaging discussion, audience members will have the opportunity to steer the conversation and pose their own questions to Rosenberg during the podcast recording. 

The event is free and open to the public. The event is part of Penn State Startup Week powered by PNC, and is hosted in partnership with the Penn State Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in celebration of SBDC Day, a nationally recognized commemoration of America’s Small Business Development Centers‘ impact on the success of our nation’s small businesses.   

Attendees should come prepared to ask Rosenberg questions of their own as part of the Q&A portion of the podcast interview. Limited seating will be available, so those interested should register for the event by adding it to their Startup Week schedule. 

About Dare to Disrupt 

Subscribe to Dare to Disrupt on YouTube Music, Apple Podcasts or Spotify. 

Dare to Disrupt is a podcast from Invent Penn State about Penn State alumni who are innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders, and the stories behind their success. The podcast is hosted by alumnus Ryan Newman, a graduate of the Smeal College of Business and a Schreyer Scholar alumnus who is now a managing director at Goldman Sachs. 

Past episodes of Dare to Disrupt include interviews with Matt Brezina, David Rusenko and Jess Weiner. 

New episodes of Dare to Disrupt release monthly. Learn more at 

Invent Penn State is a commonwealth-wide initiative to spur economic development, job creation and student career success. 

About Penn State Startup Week powered by PNC 

An integral part of the broader Invent Penn State initiative, Startup Week powered by PNC is a University-wide event that connects students with innovative alumni and pioneers who are achieving success in a variety of industries and disciplines. Throughout the week, students discover, explore, experience and celebrate entrepreneurship. 

For more information on Startup Week, including a full schedule of events, visit Participants can engage with and follow Startup Week on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.