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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. Being unique doesn’t mean you don’t have competitors. Over the years of asking entrepreneurs who their ...

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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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Senator Toomey visits the LaunchBox

August 4, 2017

We were pleased to host Senator Toomey and President Barron today at the LaunchBox. Senator Toomey was interested in learning more about the Invent Penn State Initiative and our growing ...

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10 common startup mistakes: #3 my friends = great cofounders

August 4, 2017

The third installment of a 10 post series on common startup mistakes. Mistake 1, 2, 3, 4. Friend or co-founder, or both? Are there examples where best friends have started and run ...

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Project Vive wins Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge (& $100K)

July 5, 2017

As one of 1,100 entries from 450 universities around the world, Project Vive took home the grand prize of $100,000 in the inaugural Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge. The aim of ...

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10 common startup mistakes: #2 everyone = my customer

June 23, 2017

The second installment of a 10 post series on common startup mistakes. Mistake 1, 2, 3, 4. No one sells to everyone. Especially startups. While it may be exciting to think about ...

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