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Win up to $30,000 for your food or beverage innovation

Ben Franklin’s Food & Beverage TechCelerator is offering a 10-week virtual Business Boot Camp for entrepreneurs and startup companies developing scalable, innovative and technology-focused products and services in the food and beverage industry. The deadline to apply is Dec. 12. It’s big news for two reasons. “Ben Franklin Technology Partners, CNP has been providing the […]

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12/07/2021
Penn State Moves into Top 25 for Entrepreneurship Studies

In just a year, Penn State has moved up 15 spots to 21 in the Princeton Review and Entrepreneurship magazine’s 2022 top schools for undergraduate entrepreneurship studies. Penn State’s growing entrepreneurship ecosystem includes areas of focus inside and outside the classroom. In addition to the Corporate Innovation & Entrepreneurship major through Smeal College of Business, […]

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12/07/2021
“It’s Not About Being Right, It's About Getting it Right”

“We’ve all seen other local companies where successful entrepreneurs sell to a large company and eventually lose their identity and their employees — and their culture is gone,” says Restek’s Head Coach Bryan Wolcott. “But we were determined to sustain for the long term.”  Holding onto the principles that founder Paul Silvis had infused into […]

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11/16/2021
Here’s How Penn State Helps Get Businesses Launched

In the years since it began as a land-grant institution aimed at providing an agricultural education, Penn State has been inspiring entrepreneurs, innovators and small-business owners, helping them move their ideas from research to the marketplace. It’s a mix of infrastructure, expertise and research … with a big helping of Penn State grit and innovation […]

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10/29/2021
Network with CREN During Global Entrepreneurship Week

On November 8-12, Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) Penn State will offer a weeklong celebration of entrepreneurship, startups and networking. Kicking off the week, Centre Region Entrepreneur Network (CREN) and Women's Networking Group of State College will host a networking event at the brand-new Penn State Innovation Hub from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Monday, November 8. “CREN […]

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10/25/2021
Why Happy Valley’s Brain Belt Location Matters

Over the last 18 months, I’ve asked a lot of Happy Valley leaders about how they feel about working here. Here in this valley that’s built out of mountains and patchwork fields, startups and materials DNA and entrepreneurial grit, as opposed to Silicon Valley or Research Triangle.  Does location even matter anymore, you might ask? […]

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10/12/2021
Magnitude Instruments is “Kicking Axis, Taking Names” While it Fuels Renewable Tech

5 Qs with Spectroscopy Founder Magnitude Instruments is a Ben Franklin-fueled startup with a mission: to make time-resolved spectroscopy available to everyone … not just the super nerds. “We’re democratizing it for all researchers,” says founder Eric Kennehan. And he says that incubating the company here in Happy Valley has been critical to their growing […]

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