Programs

Small Business Support Program

Brandywine LaunchBox's Small Business Support Program is designed to give small business owners specialized support in the areas of publicity, funding, and legal. The program includes four small business support days, including Publicity Support Day (January 25), Funding Support Day (February 22), and Legal Support Day (March 22). Each small business support day includes a FREE workshop (from 12 to 1 pm) and consultations (by appointment only from 1 to 5 pm).
Key Dates:
  • January 25, 2023, February 22, 2023, and March 22, 2023 from 12 to 5 pm at 18 N. Lansdowne Avenue, Lansdowne, PA 19050
  • Registration suggested, walk-ins accepted

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 in a differentiated way. Participants compete for funding in the culminating IdeaTest Lab Pitch Competition.
  • FREE 5-week hybrid startup accelerator
  • 1-on-1 virtual coaching from startup experts
  • Funding for selected pitch competition winners
Key Dates:
  • Virtual sessions run February 13, 21, and 27, 2023 from 6 to 8 pm
  • In-Person sessions run March 14 and 21, 2023 from 6 to 8 pm
  • Apply by February 6, 2023 at 5 pm

Brandywine LaunchBox Networking Night

Brandywine LaunchBox Networking Night is a FREE three-hour networking event that includes the Brandywine LaunchBox Open House with refreshments (from 5 to 6 pm) and the Idea TestLab Pitch Competition (from 6 to 8 pm).
Key Dates:
  • March 21, 2023 from 5 to 8 pm at 18 N. Lansdowne Avenue, Lansdowne, PA 19050
  • Register by March 15, 2023 at 5 pm

Podcasting Bootcamp

Brandywine LaunchBox's Podcasting Bootcamp is a weekend-long experience led by New York-based podcast master teacher Patrick McAndrew. This FREE bootcamp will teach entrepreneurs how they can use podcasting to take their entrepreneurial ventures to the next level.
Key Dates:
  • March 24, 2023 from 4 to 7 pm, March 25, 2023 from 9 am to 4 pm, and March 26, 2023 from 9 am to 12 pm at 18 N. Lansdowne Avenue, Lansdowne, PA 19050
  • Register by March 15, 2023 at 5 pm

Women Founders Chat

In celebration of Women's History Month, Women Founders Chat is a FREE virtual panel discussion about the experiences of successful women Founders. The panel moderator is Meaghan Daly (Founder of Meaghan Paige, LLC and President of the Penn State Brandywine Alumni Society) and the panelists are Jaclyn Gallo (Founder of Clarity and Action Consulting), Nile Livingston (Founder of Creative Repute, LLC), and Sheetal Bahirat (Founder of Hidden Gems Beverage Company).
Key Dates:
  • March 30, 2023 from 6 to 7 pm at 18 N. Lansdowne Avenue, Lansdowne, PA 19050
  • Register by March 25, 2023 at 5 pm

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