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Hazleton LaunchBox aims to strengthen community ties with ‘Walk the Block’ event
HAZLETON, Pa. - With the aim of connecting with local business owners and further strengthening its relationships within the community, employees of the Hazleton LaunchBox supported by Pasco L. Schiavo, Esq. and Penn State Hazleton recently visited businesses in downtown...
Student entrepreneurs earn prizes in Hazleton LaunchBox pitch competition
HAZLETON, Pa. — An idea for a product that aims to improve the lives of children battling a rare degenerative disease earned a local high school student first prize in the Teen Entrepreneurship Challenge Pitch Competition hosted by the Hazleton...
Participants honored for completing Hazleton LaunchBox Diaspora Emprende program
HAZLETON, Pa. — More than 60 participants of the Hazleton LaunchBox supported by Pasco L. Schiavo Esq.’s Diaspora Emprende program were recently recognized during a virtual ceremony attended by officials from Penn State Hazleton, INDEX (Instituto de Dominicanos y Dominicanas en...

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January 24 2023

Applications open through March 1 for the sixth annual LION Tank competition

The Mont Alto LaunchBox powered by Penn State is hosting its sixth annual LION Tank on March 22. Regional entrepreneurs are invited to apply to participate in the pitch competition by midnight on March 1. 
January 24 2023

Barnes and Noble College announces grants to student programs across University

In a continuation of its longtime partnership with Penn State, Barnes & Noble College, a Barnes & Noble Education company, which operates the Penn State Bookstore, has awarded a 2022-23 round of grants to support a range of programs and initiatives across the University.
January 20 2023

Eleven startups selected for spring 2023 FastTrack Accelerator

Happy Valley LaunchBox powered by PNC Bank has accepted 11 early-stage business startups into its spring 2023 FastTrack Accelerator program.
January 18 2023

Co-founder of electric vehicle charging company Xeal on Dare to Disrupt podcast

In the latest episode of Invent Penn State’s “Dare to Disrupt” podcast, host Ryan Newman interviews alum Zander Isaacson, CEO and co-founder of Xeal, a technology-first electric vehicle charging company operating at the intersection of real estate, mobility, clean energy and the Internet of Things.
January 13 2023

CNB Bank establishes second largest NCPA LaunchBox endowment to date

CNB Bank, headquartered in Clearfield, Pennsylvania, has established the second largest endowment to date in support of the North Central PA LaunchBox powered by Penn State DuBois.
January 10 2023

Student startups can apply for chance to win up to $30,000 in Inc.U Competition

Penn State student startup teams from any campus are invited to submit a video application to enter their startup into Invent Penn State’s Inc.U Competition for a chance to win up to $30,000. Applications are open from now until Feb. 5.