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Lehigh Valley sponsors 'LaunchBox Ladies: From Passion to Profit'

Actress, author and entrepreneur Tanya Wright will be the featured speaker at the first event for female entrepreneurs, "LaunchBox Ladies: From Passion to Profit."
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Grant to PSU-LV supports Teen Entrepreneurship Summer Challenge

Penn State Lehigh Valley has received a $5,000 grant from the PPL Foundation for its Lehigh Valley LaunchBox Teen Entrepreneurship Summer Challenge.
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Penn State’s NSF I-Corps program seeks applications by Sept. 15 and Oct. 15

The National Science Foundation has joined in supporting Penn State’s goal of taking more of its discoveries to market by awarding Penn State a five-year, $500,000 Innovation Corps (I-Corps) grant to establish the Invent Penn State I-Corps Site in collaboration with Ben Franklin Technology Partner’s TechCelerator, Happy Valley LaunchBox, and Invent Penn State’s Innovation Hubs.
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Business accelerator awards now available through Lehigh Valley LaunchBox

Lehigh Valley LaunchBox is now accepting applications for small business micro-grants through Oct. 18.
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Lehigh Valley LaunchBox is accepting applications

The deadline to apply for a business micro-grant from Lehigh Valley LaunchBox is Oct. 18.

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Teen Entrepreneurship Summer Challenge teaches students to think like a boss

The Teen Entrepreneurship Summer Challenge was held from June 19 to June 30 and gave students the opportunity to experience life as an entrepreneur. The event culminated in a pitch competition on June 29 at the Lehigh Valley campus where students presented their ideas for new businesses.
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Catching up with Andromeda LED Lighting

Tai-Yin Huang, founder of Lehigh Valley LaunchBox grant recipient Andromeda LED Lighting, provides an update on the company since receiving a LaunchBox micro grant in 2016.
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Ethan Vasquez Penn State Lehigh Valley

Ethan Vazquez, a business marketing major at Penn State Lehigh Valley, was hired to intern with Helium IQ, a startup that participated in the Lehigh Valley LaunchBox incubator in Allentown.

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Invent Penn State innovation hubs connect startups with student talent

New innovation hubs in 13 Penn State campus communities are successfully supporting early-stage startups. In the process, they have discovered an unanticipated benefit to the program: an abundant source of hands-on student internships that enhance success for startups and students.