Never Stop Dreaming
Penn State Startup Weekend – POSTPONED
POSTPONED until spring 2023
- Early Stage Advisory and Mentorship
- Educational and Inspirational Events
- Coworking Space
- Legal and intellectual property services
- Maker Space
Interested in early stage advisory services?
Business Advisory & Mentoring
We’re here to help. Whether you are looking for ongoing guidance, a session or two to get some general guidance or interested in learning more about starting your business, we’re ready to help.
The Great Valley LaunchBox offers many different types of events. From our annual Lion Cage pitch competition and StartUp Weekends to our Founder Speaker series and Technical Events you will find a like-minded community at the Great Valley LaunchBox
In the newly opened Knowledge Commons there is plenty of space to work. There are plenty of open work areas for individuals or small groups as well as break out rooms that can be reserved by visiting the reception desk. There is even a self service cafe right in the Commons.
As part of the Penn State Great Valley REV-UP Center for Entrepreneurship, this state-of-the-art facility is equipped and software, such as multiple 3D printers, Waterjet machining center, HAAS CNC Milling Machine, a laser engraver, and other shop tools.
Penn State Law Entrepreneur Assistance Clinic and IP Clinic
Provides a variety of free legal services related to startups.
LaunchBox Student Startup Project
The Student Startup Project gives Penn State Great Valley students the opportunity to immerse yourself in a real-world startup experience. Working with other students and the LaunchBox director, you’ll tackle real challenges the LaunchBox and its clients face. You’ll be involved in infrastructure, brand, communications, marketing, events, and consulting, giving you a glimpse of working in a startup and, more importantly, challenging you to think outside the box.
One Button Studio
The one button studio is great way to practice and perfect your pitch. Located in the Knowledge Commons in the Main building, it is incredibly easy to use and open to all students as well as community entrepreneurs.
news & events
September 23, 2022
September 28, 2022
September 23, 2022
Program Director & Entrepreneur-In-Residence
Doug Schumer PhD
Engineering Lab and Maker Space Manager
The University is offering a LaunchBox Matching Program — a one-to-one match for gifts of $25,000 and above that are directed toward entrepreneurship centers at Penn State campuses. Your gift could have double the impact and create lasting support to the Great Valley LaunchBox endowment.
To learn more about supporting the Great Valley LaunchBox, contact Erica McLeod, Director of Campus Development, 610-648-3279.
Tools for Entrepreneurs, Innovators, and Industry
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The Resource Navigator showcases entrepreneurship and innovation resources in Penn State University communities across Pennsylvania.
The Intellectual Property Navigator is a showcase of Penn State University’s intellectual property available for licensing.
The Startup Navigator is a showcase of startups with Penn State DNA.