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Creative Corner in area libraries
Visit a local library and you might notice a new corner designed to inspire your entrepreneurial spirit. The Beaver Valley LaunchBox partnered with the Beaver County Library System to establish Creative Corners in each area library.  The Beaver Valley LaunchBox...
Student entrepreneurs enter the ‘Lion’s Den’ in competition at Penn State Beaver
Penn State Beaver held its fourth annual Lion’s Den competition Nov. 14. Eight ideas for new products were presented to a panel of judges during the "Shark Tank"-style competition. “Lion’s Den provides a platform for our students to learn and...
Penn State Beaver awarded $50,000 to drive entrepreneurship, bolster local economy
As part of its Invent Penn State initiative, the University today announced four new seed grants, each valued at $50,000, designed to bolster entrepreneurship and economic development in communities surrounding Penn State campuses across the commonwealth. Penn State Beaver is one of...
Invent Penn State News
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 24 2023

Barnes & 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.