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Catching up with Lehigh Valley Launchbox Entrepreneur Udit Garg
CENTER VALLEY, Pa. — Lehigh Valley LaunchBox (LVLB) periodically checks in with grant recipients to ask how their business or product development is coming along, hear the advice they have for other entrepreneurs, and see how they have benefited from...
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...
PSU-LV completes first virtual Teen Entrepreneur Challenge
CENTER VALLEY, Pa. — Penn State Lehigh Valley hosted its fifth annual Teen Entrepreneur Challenge (TEC) summer program, which is an initiative of Lehigh Valley LaunchBox. TEC ran from July 6 to 16, exposing 25 rising sophomore, junior and senior...
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September 9 2020

Upcoming webinar series to feature legal topics for startups, small businesses

A four-part webinar series will tackle important legal topics and issues specific to startups and small businesses, such as liability, partnerships, funding opportunities and intellectual property.
September 8 2020

New screening technology works to better predict drug’s shelf life and stability

TemperSure, a new drug screening technology from Penn State startup GradienT°, aims to reduce both the time and financial costs in biological drug development by increasing certainty in drug shelf life and expiration dates.
September 8 2020

Hazleton LaunchBox webinar to again feature nationally recognized inventor

Nationally recognized inventor Frances Prado will provide aspiring entrepreneurs with insight into taking a business online during the second in a series of Spanish-language webinars hosted by the Hazleton LaunchBox on Friday, Sept. 11.
September 8 2020

Five startups graduate from 2019-20 FastTrack Accelerator

Five new startups launched by community and student entrepreneurs graduated from Happy Valley LaunchBox powered by PNC Bank’s FastTrack Accelerator. Concepts included a battery-charging laptop case, a better way to prevent tick bites, and an application called Scratchwork that allows users to turn paper drawings into digital workspaces.
September 7 2020

‘LaunchBox Ladies: The Power of the Pivot’ event to be held Sept. 24

Attendees to the Sept. 24 event will learn how to successfully pivot through building self-confidence, taking risks and becoming a "SuperConnector."
September 1 2020

Alumnus Evon Onusic shares entrepreneurial journey with Penn State community

Before co-founding multiple business ventures and acting as an entrepreneurial mentor to Penn State students, Evon Onusic was a Penn State undergraduate just trying to pass his Chinese language class.