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Mastering Sales Conversations
FREE WEBINAR! Wednesday, February 21, 2024: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Mastering Sales Conversations. With Strategies for Startup Success Join us for an insightful webinar that delves into the art of effective sales strategies tailored for young businesses. In this session,...
Marketing with AI for Beginners
FREE WEBINAR! Wednesday, January 24, 2024: 6 – 7 p.m. Marketing with Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Beginners In this hands-on webinar, we will delve into the transformative power of artificial intelligence in the realm of marketing. Participants will gain practical...
Brandywine and Berks LaunchBoxes collaborate for Idea TestLab Pitch Competition
Penn State Brandywine’s and Penn State Berks’ LaunchBoxes, powered by Penn State, collaborated with Penn State Great Valley to hold the Fall 2023 Idea TestLab Pitch Competition on Wednesday, Nov. 8. Nine startup entrepreneurs participated in the competition, which was...
Penn State Brandywine and Berks collaborate for Idea TestLab at Great Valley
Penn State Brandywine’s and Penn State Berks’ LaunchBoxes collaborated with Penn State Great Valley to hold the Fall 2023 Idea TestLab Pitch Competition on Wednesday, Nov. 8. Nine startup business owners participated in the competition, which included two students from...
Brandywine student receives funding for small business through Invent Penn State
Khalid Jordan, a third-year business major at Penn State Brandywine, was one of eight Penn State students across the commonwealth to receive funding for his small business at the 2023 Invent Penn State Venture & IP Conference in Hershey on Oct. 16. Each student’s...
Featured Speaker at InBIA Ecosystem Builders Forum – October 2, 2023
Tony Mattei, interim director of innovation and entrepreneurship at Penn State Brandywine and the Brandywine LaunchBox, will be a featured speaker at the International Business Innovation Association’s e.Builders Forum on October 2. He, along with James Delattre (director in the...
Fall 2023 Idea TestLab
Have a business idea? Figure out how to turn it into a viable business. Idea TestLab is a "customer discovery" investigation designed to help you better understand the customer, the problem you're trying to solve, and how to provide value...
Brandywine LaunchBox Hosts Inaugural Networking Night
Brandywine LaunchBox hosted its first Networking Night. The event included an Open House and Idea TestLab Pitch Competition at Brandywine LaunchBox on November 7, 2022. Click here to read the full story!
Brandywine LaunchBox Celebrates Grand Opening
Joined by several dozen community leaders, elected officials and business owners, former Penn State University President Eric J. Barron and Penn State Brandywine Chancellor Marilyn J. Wells presided over a ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony on March 18, 2022 to mark...
Invent Penn State News
May 28 2024

Cycling Studio in Sharon uses Entrepreneur Assistance Clinic, Shenango LaunchBox

CycleLife Studio, a cycling fitness studio in Sharon, Pennsylvania, utilized Invent Penn State resources to update their business model and continue to grow.
May 23 2024

Maternal health care startup works to advocate, empower women

Drawing from personal experience, and with support from Berks Launchbox, Rogers created The Fourth Trimester MAHMEE, a startup that advocates for pregnant and postpartum women with the help of support services.  
May 21 2024

Content marketing expert Joe Pulizzi on 'Dare to Disrupt' podcast

In the latest episode of Invent Penn State’s “Dare to Disrupt” podcast, host Ryan Newman interviews Joe Pulizzi, founder of content creator education site, The Tilt. Pulizzi also founded Content Entrepreneur Expo and the Content Marketing Institute, which he successfully exited in 2016.  
May 13 2024

Six entrepreneurs participate in first content creator accelerator

Happy Valley LaunchBox powered by PNC Bank, in partnership with The Penn State Brand Academy, offered an all-new content creator-focused Digital TestLab accelerator program this spring.
May 7 2024

Local artist uses woodworking lab at OriginLabs

Edgar Farmer, professor emeritus of education at Penn State and local artist, recently started using the woodworking equipment available at OriginLabs to enhance his wood-carving process.
April 23 2024

Penn State student startup Saveware innovates tax refunds with AI

Penn State student startup Saveware, which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to help automate the sales tax refund process for businesses and tax firms, is one of six teams selected for Invent Penn State’s Summer Founders Program, a 13-week program which gives entrepreneurs a $15,000 grant to work full-time on their startups over the summer.