York LaunchBox offers virtual program Oct. 28

October 22, 2020

Mark your calendar for Oct. 28 when the York LaunchBox presents speakers from Cooking with the Pros and Susquehanna SCORE.  The question-and-answer session, at 5:30 p.m. via Zoom, is free and open to the public.

Jennifer Heasley, Cooking with the Pros owner, founder, and an entrepreneur, will share her story of starting her own business.  John Tile, the Susquehanna SCORE Chapter chairperson, will share information about this year’s Next Step Grant, which Heasley won last year.

For more information about virtual events or to register for this event, contact Beth Brennan at meb58@psu.edu or call 717-771-8407.  All those who register will receive a Zoom link on Oct. 27, for the event the next day.  Register here.

The York LaunchBox, powered by Penn State, opened virtually in September.  York LaunchBox is open both to community members and those affiliated with Penn State York. No affiliation with Penn State is necessary to access resources.

Upcoming events (via Zoom)

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW)

Tuesday, Nov. 17, at 5 p.m.

  • Paige Wingert, CEO of L2 Brands, will share his entrepreneurial journey and provide actionable advice.

Navigating SBIR Grants

December 2020 (time and date TBA)

  • Kelly Wylam, director of Innovation Partnership, will discuss how to access Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants through the Ben Franklin Partnership.

York LaunchBox is a signature program of the Invent Penn State initiative and one of 21 innovation hubs located in Penn State campus communities across Pennsylvania. Learn more at the York LaunchBox website; contact Allan Lehman at asl167@psu.edu; or call 717-771-8408.

The Invent Penn State initiative was launched in 2015 by Penn State President Eric Barron and is aimed at driving job creation, economic development and student career success by connecting aspiring entrepreneurs to those who can help bring their ideas to the marketplace. Find more resources at invent.psu.edu.

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Last Updated November 04, 2020