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 1:30 pm) and consultations (by appointment only from 2 to 5 pm).
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
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).
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.
Women Founders Chat Series
In celebration of Women's History Month, Women Founders Chat Series is a FREE in person series of discussions about the experiences of successful women Founders. The evening will include networking and dinner from 6 to 6:30 pm, Roger Lee's interview with Pamela Rainey Lawler, Founder of Philabundance from 6:30 to 7:15 pm, and a panel discussion featuring moderator Meaghan Daly (Founder of Meaghan Paige, LLC and President of the Penn State Brandywine Alumni Society) and panelists Jaclyn Gallo (Founder of Clarity and Action Consulting), Nile Livingston (Founder of Creative Repute, LLC), and Sheetal Bahirat (Founder of Hidden Gems Beverage Company) from 7:15 to 8 pm.