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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. Half a product. Not a half-a@@ed product. Those of us who prescribe to ...

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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 ...

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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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News

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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Spotlight

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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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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