Start Up With Us
Providing crucial programs and generous support for Penn State innovators, affiliated startups, and small businesses—and sharing their inspiring stories.
Economic Development Across the Commonwealth
Developing and stewarding the University’s economic development programs, resources, and events, including Happy Valley LaunchBox and 20 additional innovation spaces in campus communities across Pennsylvania.
Penn State’s Startup Pipeline
Assisting faculty innovators in Penn State’s startup pipeline with commercialization strategy and execution, including startup training, access to funding, and management matchmaking. Also providing prospective industry and investment partners opportunities for engagement.
Innovation Ecosystem Development & Storytelling
Facilitating the Invent Penn State initiative and entrepreneurship and innovation storytelling.
Penn State student and faculty innovations have the potential to make a tremendous impact on society. Help us support the best and brightest changemakers and technologies at Penn State.
Jul 29, 2022 Serial media entrepreneur Robert Regular on new episode of “Dare to Disrupt”
Jul 27, 2022 FirstEnergy Foundation grant leads to more than $2M in economic benefits in PA
Jul 21, 2022 Trustees hear update on statewide impact of LaunchBox and Innovation Network
November 14 - 18, 2022 - Global Entrepreneurship Week Penn State GEW Penn State, managed by the Penn State Small Business Development Center (SBDC), celebrates relationships between members of the University and the local entrepreneurial communities.
March 20 - 23, 2023 - Penn State Startup Week powered by PNC Penn State Startup Week powered by PNC brings together the best and brightest Penn State student and alumni entrepreneurs and innovators for a week long entrepreneurship immersion and celebration.