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“The Investment” competition. PennTAP supports student startups.

April 13, 2017

Six student startup teams competed last weekend for $30,000 in seed funding provided through the PennTAP Inc. U program. Mod Zero, Musical Minds, Phospholutions, Rain Reality, Reflexion, and Securo pitched in ...

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Experience asymmetry – creating amazing experiences.

April 2, 2017

Solving problems isn’t enough any more. For decades, we’ve preached the need for startups to focus primarily on figuring out how to provide value to their customers by fixing a problem ...

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Phospholutions kicks off spring (and new product)

March 28, 2017

New product for garden enthusiasts. Phospholutions launched their 1st consumer product Soil Saver at a spring launch event here at the LaunchBox (no, that’s not why we call it that). Celebrating the ...

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7 principles for great presentations

March 15, 2017

We were lucky to have Herbert Reininger, Creative Director for Penn State Outreach, as our 1st speaker in our Spring Speaker Series. In a nutshell, here are his top 7 ...

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Your baby is ugly

February 22, 2017

What was that? It’s often hard for entrepreneurs to hear that their solution is flawed or missing the mark. But the 1st iteration of any solution rarely survives entry to market ...

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Spring Speaker Series

February 22, 2017

Learn from experts (and eat some lunch). Our Spring Speaker Series features experts and experienced entrepreneurs who share tips, tools, and actionable advice to help you engage customers, add value, and ...

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How to you deliver an amazing customer experience?

February 21, 2017

Delivering products and services that solve problems is no longer enough. Solving a problem is critical to startup success, but companies must also take into account their customers’ end-to-end experience. The ...

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Governor Wolf visits the LaunchBox

February 13, 2017

We were please to host Governor Wolf and President Barron at the LaunchBox to discuss entrepreneurship and job creation in the Commonwealth. Governor Wolf acknowledged the Invent Penn State Initiative and ...

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Project Vive gives a voice to the voiceless with crowdfunding campaign

January 20, 2017

Project Vive successfully met its goal of raising $10,000 on Indigogo. In fact, they raised a total of $13,467. Every $1000 goes to create a VoxBox ™ for an individual ...

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