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Who’s that tree hanging out at the LaunchBox?

December 8, 2017

Kerri Smith (pictured above) is the founder of Sonic Tree Music. She doesn’t typically sit around the LaunchBox in a Christmas tree costume, but, on this day, Kerri was being ...

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Phospholutions wins Big Idea Contest

December 1, 2017

We were excited to hear that Hunter Swisher, CEO of Phospholutions, was the winner of Ben Franklin’s BIG IDEA contest. The BIG IDEA contest was designed to help entrepreneurs take the ...

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New FastTrack Accelerator Startups

December 1, 2017

We’re proud to announced the nine startups that were accepted into our 2017-18 FastTrack Accelerator program. New expanded program The program has been extended from the previous 10-week programs, that took place ...

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10 common startup mistakes: #5 building something = progress

November 28, 2017

The fifth installment of a 10 post series on common startup mistakes. Mistake 1, 2, 3, 4. Having a product doesn’t mean you’re on track. A common mistake that startups make is ...

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Startups visit Schreyer House

October 2, 2017

Innovation Hub startups show off their companies. President Barron invited 5 startups from around the Commonwealth to pitch their ideas as part of his tailgate for Saturday’s Penn State game. Each ...

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Penn State now an official NSF I-Corps site.

September 18, 2017

Participants in Invent Penn State I-Corps Site program receive entrepreneurship training and become eligible for national I-Corps program with awards of up to $50,000 The National Science Foundation has joined in ...

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Fall Speaker Series

September 18, 2017

Experts provide actionable advice (and we provide lunch). Our Fall Speaker Series kicks off Oct 4th and includes 4 great topics with 4 experts who will provide you with actionable advice ...

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10 common startup mistakes: #4 new solution = no competitors

September 14, 2017

The forth installment of a 10 post series on common startup mistakes. Mistake 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. Being unique doesn’t mean you don’t have competitors. Over the years of asking entrepreneurs ...

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5 startups complete our 5th Accelerator program

August 13, 2017

Five new startups joined the 26 others who have successfully completed our 10-week Accelerator program. This group was the most diverse group of participants to date. Founders included 5 community ...

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