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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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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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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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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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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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Prepare to Launch

June 22, 2017

We always love it when we get articles written about our amazing startups. Five of our startups were recently profiled in both Penn State’s Research magazine and in the Penn ...

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From 1000 applicants to 15 finalists: Project Vive finalist in Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge

June 12, 2017

Project Vive, a fall 2016 graduate of the LaunchBox Accelerator, continues to be recognized for their innovation and passion to help others through their technology-based solution. Giving a voice to the ...

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4 new innovation hubs to open in PA

June 12, 2017

Our Ecosystem is Growing You may, or may not, know that Happy Valley LaunchBox is one of a number of innovation hubs across the Commonwealth funded by President Barron’s Invent Penn ...

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