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Fall 2020 Startup Challenge Idea Accelerator Winners Announced
Harrisburg LaunchBox is pleased to announce the winners of the Startup Challenge virtual accelerator final pitch competition on November 14, 2020.  The final pitch competition concluded the week-long virtual business idea accelerator, in which a select group of 8 participants...
Fall 2020 Idea TestLab Winners Announced
October 13, 2020 The winners of Harrisburg LaunchBox's Fall 2020 Idea TestLab final pitch competition have been announced.  The October 13th, 2020 final pitch competition concluded the Idea TestLab six-week virtual startup course for community entrepreneurs, in which participants validate...
Winter 2020 Idea TestLab final pitch competition winners announced
July 7, 2020 MIDDLETOWN, Pa. – The winners of the Penn State Harrisburg LaunchBox Idea Test Lab final pitch competition have been announced. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the final pitch competition was held virtually following an intensive six-week startup course for University and...
Watch the Intellectual Property for Entrepreneurs Webinar
Missed the Intellectual Property webinar? Watch it here. We had such a great turnout for the April 15th Intellectual Property for Entrepreneurs Webinar that we decided to share the video with those who couldn't join us. Watch the live webinar on the Harrisburg...
Winter 2019 Idea TestLab Final Pitch Competition winners announced
HARRISBURG, Pa. — The winners of the Penn State Harrisburg Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Idea Test Lab final pitch competition have been announced. Held this spring, the final pitch followed an intensive five-week startup course for University and community...
Harrisburg LaunchBox in the News
Mason, John M.  "How Innovation Works."  Online article. Seeking Alpha, 26 May 2020.
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September 28 2022

'Grow with Google' series to offer business advice for the holidays

Join the Altoona LaunchBox supported by the Hite family for the next in a "Grow with Google" webinar series on Wednesday, Oct. 12.
September 27 2022

Penn State startup launches app to connect, engage students

Navengage, founded by Penn State alumni Andrew Strause, Dan Lordan, and Colleen McBride, created the Engagement App to be a virtual hub for student information across all Penn State campuses.
September 27 2022

Altoona LaunchBox to host 'Negotiating Your Salary' webinar Oct. 11

Join the Altoona LaunchBox supported by the Hite family for “Negotiating Your Salary and Knowing Your Value.” The workshop will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 11.
September 27 2022

Researchers can explore taking tech to marketplace with I-Corps short course

Penn State’s I-Corps short course is accepting applications for its October-November cohort. The no-cost program helps researchers test a startup idea through customer discovery and lean startup methodology. The cohort will begin on Oct. 21 and runs through Nov. 11.
September 22 2022

Graduate student complements coursework with hands-on assistantship

Penn State graduate student Amanda Enns is creating an action plan for small to medium-sized businesses to best approach Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) considerations. Enns, who is pursuing a master’s degree through the Engineering Leadership and Innovation Management (ELIM) program in the Penn State School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs, is complementing her coursework with an assistantship through...
September 20 2022

Altoona LaunchBox to host Grow With Google webinar

Join the Altoona LaunchBox, supported by the Hite family and Abington LaunchBox, for the Grow with Google webinar on Oct. 4.