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Lehigh Valley LaunchBox Grant Recipient, CeCe J’s Snacks opens in Allentown
After more than 20 years of working for large companies, Ceceilia Jackson had the confidence to leave the corporate world and follow her love of chips! Jackson recently opened her own business, Cece J’s Snacks, with the help of Lehigh...
Moravian Academy 10th graders refine new business plan for credit card security app after Lehigh Valley LaunchBox StartUp Bootcamp
In February, Okezue Bell’s team placed sixth out of 90 plus teams across Pennsylvania in the annual DECA high school competition in the independent business category with a plan for a graphic design business using AI creativity. Bell, with his...
DelGrosso Launches Steel City Plant Co. after Lehigh Valley LaunchBox StartUp Bootcamp
DelGrosso Launches Steel City Plant Co. after Lehigh Valley LaunchBox StartUp Bootcamp With ideas for her new business simmering for over a year, Angele DelGrosso was spending a long summer weekend solo retreat fleshing out her business plan when a...
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December 4 2020

Business Boot Camp scheduled for Schuylkill County’s aspiring entrepreneurs

Penn State Schuylkill’s Business Boot Camp equips aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners with the knowledge they need to start or expand their business. This six-week adult learning program will meet virtually on Wednesdays, beginning January 13, 2021, and through Feb. 17.
November 25 2020

Penn State startup working on novel approach to treatment of flu complications

A Penn State startup is developing an influenza treatment, still in the early stages of development, that uniquely focuses on re-balancing the host’s immune system post-infection rather than attacking the pathogen, according to a research team at Penn State College of Medicine.
November 25 2020

Global Entrepreneurship Week provides actionable advice and inspires community

In its 12th year, Global Entrepreneurship Week Penn State, held Nov. 16-20, featured 58 total virtual events for startups and small businesses.
November 24 2020

Winning entrepreneurs announced at 2nd annual StartUp Lehigh Valley event

The event was presented by Factory, LLC and Penn State Lehigh Valley LaunchBox
November 17 2020

Local entrepreneurs benefited in variety of ways from bootcamp

Lehigh Valley LaunchBox first Virtual StartUp Bootcamp helped entrepreneurs move ideas to actionable business plans and beyond
November 2 2020

Penn State alumni build startup to advance emergency response technology

The current 911 emergency response system in the United States was developed in 1968 for landline telephones, which were tied to specific addresses. Now, with most people in the United States making 911 calls from cellular devices, the outdated 911 system often does not provide an accurate location of the person in need. That’s why Penn State Altoona business and...