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May 23 2024

Maternal health care startup works to advocate, empower women

Drawing from personal experience, and with support from Berks Launchbox, Rogers created The Fourth Trimester MAHMEE, a startup that advocates for pregnant and postpartum women with the help of support services.  
May 21 2024

Content marketing expert Joe Pulizzi on 'Dare to Disrupt' podcast

In the latest episode of Invent Penn State’s “Dare to Disrupt” podcast, host Ryan Newman interviews Joe Pulizzi, founder of content creator education site, The Tilt. Pulizzi also founded Content Entrepreneur Expo and the Content Marketing Institute, which he successfully exited in 2016.  
May 13 2024

Six entrepreneurs participate in first content creator accelerator

Happy Valley LaunchBox powered by PNC Bank, in partnership with The Penn State Brand Academy, offered an all-new content creator-focused Digital TestLab accelerator program this spring.
May 7 2024

Local artist uses woodworking lab at OriginLabs

Edgar Farmer, professor emeritus of education at Penn State and local artist, recently started using the woodworking equipment available at OriginLabs to enhance his wood-carving process.
April 23 2024

Penn State student startup Saveware innovates tax refunds with AI

Penn State student startup Saveware, which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to help automate the sales tax refund process for businesses and tax firms, is one of six teams selected for Invent Penn State’s Summer Founders Program, a 13-week program which gives entrepreneurs a $15,000 grant to work full-time on their startups over the summer. 
April 23 2024

Tyrone wood floor manufacturer utilizes OriginLabs prototyping facility

Britta Teller and Evan Stover are the co-founders of Steller Floors, a sustainable hardwood floor startup based out of Tyrone. They are regular users of OriginLabs, Invent Penn State's prototyping and fabrication space in State College.