News & Events

Student LionCage is Back at the Great Valley Launchbox!
This year we are mixing things up a bit to give students of all interests the most well rounded and educational experience as possible. This is a low pressure, not scary, fun educational event. The purpose of Student LionCage is...
Great Valley LaunchBox Showcase April 5th!
Great Valley LaunchBox Showcase Tuesday, April 5, 2022 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM The Conference Center at Penn State Great Valley 30 East Swedesford Road, Malvern, PA 19355 Join us to learn about opportunities for student and community entrepreneurs at...
Great Valley LaunchBox Student Pitch Day
Penn State Great Valley will host a virtual Student Pitch competition from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM on Saturday, November 21. Student Pitch Day offers Penn State students an opportunity to pitch their products or ideas to a panel of...
Invent Penn State News
February 13 2024

Six student startups to compete for up to $30,000 in Inc.U Competition

Six Penn State student startups have been selected as finalists in Invent Penn State’s Inc.U Competition. Each team will compete for a $30,000 cash investment pool in a pitch competition during Penn State Startup Week powered by PNC. Register to attend the live taping of the Inc.U Competition from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, March 16.
February 12 2024

Altoona Craft It, Pitch It, Win It competition deadline set for March 10

Do you need a website, logo design, or help with social media? Want to upgrade your e-commerce game? Apply for the Craft It, Pitch It, Win It competition by March 10 for a chance to win up to $10,000 in prize money.
February 8 2024

Berks LaunchBox celebrates fifth anniversary in GoggleWorks Center for the Arts

Since its inception, Berks LaunchBox has made a significant impact on the Berks County community. Over the last five years, Berks LaunchBox has assisted 582 entrepreneurs, taught new skills to 1,100 community members in its Makerspace, offered entrepreneurship classes to 3,800 community members, and impacted 1,042 students (elementary school through college). 
February 6 2024

Student startups: Apply for 2024 Summer Founders Program by March 8

Student startup teams from all Penn State campuses, including World Campus, are invited to apply to the 2024 Invent Penn State Summer Founders Program to receive a $15,000 grant to work on their startup, social good venture, or nonprofit over the summer.
February 1 2024

Start up your research: Apply now for March I-Corps Short Course

Penn State’s NSF I-Corps Short Course is accepting applications for its virtual March cohort. The no-cost program helps researchers test a startup idea through customer interviews and educational programming on the lean startup methodology. 
February 1 2024

Former Penn State student-athlete Omar X. Easy to lead new Brand Academy

Omar X. Easy, a former Penn State football student-athlete and Kansas City Chiefs and Oakland Raiders running back, has been appointed to lead The Penn State Brand Academy in his role as the assistant athletics director for the Brand Academy.