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All our programs are no-cost. We take no equity and charge no fees.

Idea TestLab

This 4-week program helps you figure out if you can turn your idea into a viable business. Get help better defining the problem you’re trying to solve, who has it, and what value you can provide to them.
  • 4, 2-hour group sessions
  • Access to up to $3000 for customer discovery
  • access to 1-on-1 mentoring
Key Dates:
  • FALL 2021 SESSION:
:: Applications open - Aug 31
:: Applications close - Sept 21
:: Teams selected - Oct 5
:: Team meetings - Oct 19, 26, Nov 2, 9, 6-8 PM

FastTrack Acclerator

The 15-week program helps you build an actionable plan to launch your business, test the market quickly, and build a solution based on customer feedback.
  • 1-on-1 mentoring
  • up to $6500 grant for customer discovery and market tests
  • funding for intern for one semester
  • 1-yr subscription to SolidWorks and POWr.io plug-ins
  • access to 60+ advisors and experts
  • 24x7 access to LaunchBox with space in our team room
Key Dates:
  • Applications open - Aug 23
  • Info sessions - Oct 6, 20, 27
  • Applications close - Nov 1
  • Team interviews - Nov 11-12
  • Teams selected - Nov 12
  • Team meetings - Wednesdays, 6-8pm, Dec 1st - April 20

Summer Founders program

This 13-week program is available to startups with at least one current student founder. Team work full-time on their ventures over the summer here in State College.
  • $15K grant
  • access to an additional $3000 for customer discovery
  • funding for intern for one semester
  • 1-yr subscription to SolidWorks and POWr.io plug-ins
  • access to 60+ advisors and experts
  • 24x7 access to LaunchBox with space in our team room
Key Dates:
  • Applications open Feb, 2022

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