Don't Quit Your Daydream

We're here to ignite your entrepreneurial mindset and support your growth every step of the way. Are you ready?

Let us help you take your idea from concept to creation.

Start thinking business.

The Idea Design Lab helps aspiring entrepreneurs design, develop and refine business ideas and identify the next steps in the start-up process.

Get help with your idea.

The 4-week Idea TestLab helps you figure out if you can turn your idea into a viable business. Work with coaches to better define the problem, a target market, and how you will provide value.

Launch your startup.

The 15-week FastTrack Accelerator helps you test the market quickly and build a solution to meet defined customer needs.

Coworking Space

Come meet others working on their startup and get energized to take the next step. Our coworking space is open to everyone at no cost.

Speaker Series

Our monthly Speaker Series features experienced entrepreneurs sharing their journey and unique personal insight. It is presented in Spanish on the third Friday of every month.

No-cost Legal Advice

The Penn State Entrepreneur Assistance Clinic provides a variety of free legal services to startups looking to start a company in Pennsylvania

No-cost intellectual property advice

The Penn State Law Intellectual Property Clinic provides entrepreneurs in Pennsylvania free assistance to determine if they have intellectual property and how to protect it.

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news & events

Hazleton LaunchBox collaborates to launch student-created food startup
The aroma of hot coffee, toasted bagels and fresh desserts once again greeted early morning customers at the former Donut Connection along Cedar Street in Hazleton on Monday thanks to a months-long collaboration between Immanuel Christian School, the Hazleton LaunchBox supported...
Veteran launches haircare startup with support from Hazleton LaunchBox
Charlee Murdock, a veteran, Hazleton area community member, and single mother of three, has taken her experience in the beauty field and added a philanthropic twist to create her startup: Project Headway LLC. Project Headway is a salon located in...
Business owners in McAdoo visited during ‘Walk the Block’
HAZLETON, Pa. - A group from the Hazleton LaunchBox supported by Pasco L. Schiavo, Esq. and Penn State Hazleton visited businesses in McAdoo, Schuylkill County, during a recent "Walk the Block." Penn State Hazleton Chancellor and Chief Academic Officer Elizabeth...

Tools for Entrepreneurs, Innovators, and Industry

Our Navigators are built with you in mind. See what Penn State has to offer.

Resource Navigator

The Resource Navigator showcases entrepreneurship and innovation resources in Penn State University communities across Pennsylvania.

IP Navigator

The Intellectual Property Navigator is a showcase of Penn State University’s intellectual property available for licensing.

Startup Navigator

The Startup Navigator is a showcase of startups with Penn State DNA.