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10 common startup mistakes: #8 what I think = the facts

July 2, 2018

The eighth installment of a 10 post series on common startup mistakes. Mistake 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. Assumptions can kill your startup. All entrepreneurs start with a bunch of ...

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Student founders receive $10K to work full time on their startups

June 5, 2018

Penn State Summer Founder Program in partnership with LaunchBox The Summer Founders program gives Penn State teams $10,000 each to work on their startup, social good, or non-profit idea for the ...

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Summer Speaker Series: Making it real

June 5, 2018

Get actionable advice from experts (and get lunch). Our Summer Speaker Series kicks off June 13th here at the LaunchBox. We’re featuring tips and tricks to entrepreneurs on how to make ...

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10 common startup mistakes: #7 launch = a perfect solution

April 13, 2018

The seventh installment of a 10 post series on common startup mistakes. Mistake 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7.   Half a product. Not a half-a@@ed product. Those of us who prescribe ...

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Spring Speaker Series: Best practices in an online world

February 21, 2018

Great experts with great advice (and we provide lunch). Our Spring Speaker Series kicks off Feb 28th. We’re featuring experts with actionable advice about best practices in our highly connected digital ...

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10 common startup mistakes: #6 startup mode = winging it

February 19, 2018

The sixth installment of a 10 post series on common startup mistakes.¬†Mistake 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. Smart startups don’t just wing it. While there is certainly a good amount ...

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Happy Valley Hustle

February 8, 2018

In the shameless self promotion category, Bill Zimmerman who hosts Happy Valley Hustle just did a podcast about the LaunchBox. Bill is an expert in social media for building individual and ...

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PNC Bank commits $1M to support entrepreneurship in State College

January 23, 2018

$2M to help support entrepreneurship Yesterday was an amazing day at the LaunchBox. We announced the receipt of a $1M gift from PNC Bank to support what we do here at ...

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Idea TestLab in Onward State

January 22, 2018

I recently sat down with James Turchick from Onward State to talk about the upcoming Idea TestLab program. He wrote a great article about the program. In short, the 4-week programs ...

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Looking for $10K to jump start your venture? The Summer Founders Program may be a great opportunity.