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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...

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May 28 2024

Cycling Studio in Sharon uses Entrepreneur Assistance Clinic, Shenango LaunchBox

CycleLife Studio, a cycling fitness studio in Sharon, Pennsylvania, utilized Invent Penn State resources to update their business model and continue to grow.
May 23 2024

Maternal health care startup works to advocate, empower women

Drawing from personal experience, and with support from Berks Launchbox, Rogers created The Fourth Trimester MAHMEE, a startup that advocates for pregnant and postpartum women with the help of support services.  
May 21 2024

Content marketing expert Joe Pulizzi on 'Dare to Disrupt' podcast

In the latest episode of Invent Penn State’s “Dare to Disrupt” podcast, host Ryan Newman interviews Joe Pulizzi, founder of content creator education site, The Tilt. Pulizzi also founded Content Entrepreneur Expo and the Content Marketing Institute, which he successfully exited in 2016.  
May 13 2024

Six entrepreneurs participate in first content creator accelerator

Happy Valley LaunchBox powered by PNC Bank, in partnership with The Penn State Brand Academy, offered an all-new content creator-focused Digital TestLab accelerator program this spring.
May 7 2024

Local artist uses woodworking lab at OriginLabs

Edgar Farmer, professor emeritus of education at Penn State and local artist, recently started using the woodworking equipment available at OriginLabs to enhance his wood-carving process.
April 23 2024

Penn State student startup Saveware innovates tax refunds with AI

Penn State student startup Saveware, which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to help automate the sales tax refund process for businesses and tax firms, is one of six teams selected for Invent Penn State’s Summer Founders Program, a 13-week program which gives entrepreneurs a $15,000 grant to work full-time on their startups over the summer.