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Invent Penn State News
December 7 2022

Donor makes gift to create the Brand Academy, honoring Wally Triplett

An anonymous donor has pledged a gift of $2.5 million to create the Wally Triplett Brand Academy Endowment. A joint project of Intercollegiate Athletics and Invent Penn State, the planned Brand Academy will help student-athletes and others with brand-driven businesses to manage and monetize their personal brand and support their entrepreneurial interests.
December 5 2022

Alumnus Hunter Swisher named Forbes '30 under 30' for social impact

Penn State alumnus Hunter Swisher, founder and CEO of Phospholutions, was named a 2023 Forbes 30 Under 30 in the social impact category. The category is described as those who are "leveraging business smarts to save the world."  
November 30 2022

Invent Penn State LaunchBox and Innovation Network supports startups across Pa.

Invent Penn State’s LaunchBox and Innovation Network has provided a wide array of no-cost entrepreneurial resources to innovators across the state for the past six years. With 96% of Pennsylvanians having a LaunchBox or innovation space within 30 miles of where they live or work, the Network is helping to address the need for entrepreneurial resources in more rural regions. 
November 29 2022

Altoona LaunchBox to present website building best practices webinar

Join the Altoona LaunchBox supported by the Hite family for “I Need a Website! Where Do I Start?” The workshop will take place from 12:05 to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec.13, via Zoom. 
November 29 2022

Global Entrepreneurship Week Penn State inspires entrepreneurs, community

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) Penn State hosted 66 events across Penn State campus communities in November, with more than 60 occurring Nov. 14-18.
November 22 2022

President Bendapudi talks innovation and education at Penn State Lehigh Valley

The evening was set to focus on entrepreneurship and the future of education — but Penn State President Neeli Bendapudi’s energy and charisma definitely doubled as the takeaway from the Penn State Lehigh Valley LaunchBox Ladies Ambassador Circle event on Nov. 16. It was the second time the new president visited the Lehigh Valley campus but the first opportunity most...