The Penn State Small Business Development Center will offer a workshop for entrepreneurs who want to kick off the new year with a new venture. “The First Step of Starting a Business” will be held Jan. 10, 2017, at Innovation Park.
Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) at Penn State, Nov. 13-17, will bring together student and community entrepreneurs with start-up events and workshops on 12 Penn State campuses — including University Park. GEW is an international event celebrating world-wide entrepreneurship in more than 160 countries and organized at Penn State by the Penn State Small Business Development Center.
Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is an international initiative for entrepreneurs taking place in more than 160 countries. GEW at Penn State officially kicks off on campus and downtown State College Nov. 15.
Brothers Dan and Ryan Yosua recently launched their second game app as part of a business they built with assistance from the Penn State Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Ryan Yosua is a senior in the College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) at Penn State and Dan Yosua graduated from Penn State in 2013. The pair founded YosuaTreeGames and launched their first game app, eVubble Lite, in 2013 with help from the SBDC.
Penn State’s Small Business Development Center, with its experienced consultants and network of campus and community partners, can help you in the search for alternative funding to start your business. Free consulting is available by appointment or drop-in at Kunkle Lounge from 4 to 5 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Global Entrepreneurship Week will connect students at Penn State to six continents and more than 130 countries from Nov. 17 to 22. Millions of participants plan to explore their entrepreneurial potential that week all across the globe.
Penn State students who are interested in entrepreneurship can now regularly meet with Penn State Small Business Development Center (SBDC) representatives and other consulting groups on the University Park campus.
Starting Sept. 17, SBDC consultants and members of Nittany Consulting Group (NCG) will be available for free, confidential advice about any small business issue from 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Kunkle Activities Center.
Undergraduate students in the Penn State Smeal College of Business put theory into practice last fall, developing integrated marketing plans for Webster's Cafe and Bookstore located in downtown State College, Pa.
Assistant professor of marketing Karen Winterich incorporated a real-world client into the project for her Marketing 422: Advertising and Sales Promotion Management class to enhance the students' experiences. "Not only is it more motivating and valuable for students, but it also provides an opportunity for our students to give back to local businesses by sharing their skills," she said.
When Anne Yorks' first child was born five years ago, she knew she wanted to stay home with her baby, but also continue contributing to the family income. So Yorks began a home business that became the Flour Box Bakery, selling gourmet cookies for weddings, baby showers and other special occasions.
Yorks, of Bellefonte, Pa., is part of a growing trend of mothers in Pennsylvania and nationwide who have found a way to stay home with their children while creating thriving businesses. The Penn State Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has helped a number of those "mompreneurs," including Yorks, build their companies.
Owning a business in Pennsylvania requires certain steps, but many people don't know what they are. That's why the Penn State Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides training to entrepreneurs on how to get started.
Harnessing the instincts of young entrepreneurs is the main idea behind Penn State's Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), set for Nov. 12 to 16. Co-sponsored by the Penn State Small Business Development Center (SBDC), the goal is to help students and the public realize their potential for becoming entrepreneurs. SBDC is hosting numerous events and partnering with colleges across campus to help people turn their business ideas into reality. SBDC experts will offer an array of business classes at various locations across campus during GEW.
The Penn State Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is celebrating 15 years of helping the central Pennsylvania economy grow. The Penn State SBDC was founded in 1997 to serve Centre and Mifflin counties. It has helped start 297 businesses and assisted in the purchase of another 57, said director Heather Fennessey. The center has helped create 1,593 jobs and save 474 more. Clients credit the SBDC with helping them increase sales by $74.6 million.