As part of the Invent Penn State initiative, Brandywine LaunchBox at Penn State Brandywine is offering advisory support to small- and medium-sized businesses and entrepreneurs in the region. This support may include one-on-one direct analysis and advising, interaction with Brandywine students in their courses, or workshops designed for larger groups. Areas of support may include accounting/bookkeeping, use of information management tools, marketing research strategy, entrepreneurial start-ups, leadership and more.
Have a Cool Idea for a Business? Figure out how to turn it into a viable business. Idea TestLab is a "customer discovery" deep-dive designed to help you better understand the customer problem you're trying to solve and how to provide value in a differentiated way. No affiliation with Penn State is required for participation. Applications are welcomed from any Pennsylvania-based entrepreneur. Idea TestLab is free to participants and takes no equity.
To be added to the mailing list for the Fall 2021 application cycle, please complete this survey: https://pennstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_2rFEhKtG5GoAc5f
Tap Into Your Inner Maker! In Partnership with Penn State Brandywine, Utility Works is offering a series of free Virtual Maker Workshops in 2021. The best part is you won’t just be passively watching video lectures. The aim is to replicate the experience of attending a real-life class; you'll learn side-by-side with your peers, join in group discussions and have the opportunity to get answers directly from your teacher.
Summer 2021 course offerings include:
- Personal Branding and Entrepreneurship
- Personal Finance
- Painting & Drawing
- Podcasting 101
For more information, please contact Dr. Margaret Bacheler at [email protected].