Lehigh Valley LaunchBox continues its educational event series focusing on the unique challenges and victories of female entrepreneurs called “LaunchBox Ladies: From Passion to Profit” with a program on Thursday, June 6.
Penn State Shenango student entrepreneurs Ali Izzo and Holly Masters won $15,000 during “The Investment,” the finale of PennTAP’s Inc.U Competition, which aired May 16 on WPSU-TV.
The winners of the Penn State Harrisburg Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Idea Test Lab final pitch competition have been announced.
Using Penn State’s entrepreneurial resources, recent graduate Sherveen “Shevy” Karbasi is bringing complete blood count testing out of the clinic and onto a smartphone via HemoGO, an app capable of delivering a CBC in less than a minute, all within the comfort and security of one’s own home.
spotLESS Materials LLC, a startup company developed from research conducted in the Penn State Department of Mechanical Engineering, won third place and $367,500 at the 2019 Rice Business Plan Competition on April 6.
For post-industrial towns throughout Pennsylvania, the departure of major manufacturing brought with it a host of challenges. Yet, for many, it has created a new opportunity — the growth of small businesses and startups. The hope these businesses bring has been a driving force for Tom Sharbaugh, professor of practice in Penn State Law and director of the University’s Entrepreneur Assistance Clinic, which provides free legal resources to small business owners and entrepreneurs around Pennsylvania.
On April 4 at Pegula Ice Arena, Penn State Startup Week culminated with a celebration of student entrepreneurs and innovators in technology, health, the arts, education, sustainability and global impact.
The Mont Alto LaunchBox will offer a free workshop for aspiring entrepreneurs from 6 to 7 p.m. April 25 at 40 North Second St. in Chambersburg. “So, you have an idea for a business. Now what?” will be presented by Kathyrn Gratton, SCORE Four State Chapter chair, Arts Alliance of Greater Waynesboro executive director, and a certified small business mentor.
Two of Lehigh Valley’s own Women Trailblazers shared their journeys and actionable advice within the healthcare and medical fields on April 11. Don’t miss the next LaunchBox Ladies event on June 6!