Penn State News

August 18 2022

Summer Founders Program helps 6 student startups grow

The Invent Penn State Summer Founders Program, a 13-week student startup accelerator, concluded with a Startup Showcase on Aug. 10, where each team presented their startup and answered questions from the audience comprised of members from the local entrepreneurial community.
August 18 2022

Alumnus-founded startup Phospholutions announces $5.3M investment

Penn State alumnus-founded startup Phospholutions, a leader in sustainable fertilizer technology, recently announced additional investment from leading global agricultural companies totaling $5.3M. This funding will support the commercialization of their RhizoSorb technology in the U.S. row crop market.
August 15 2022

Turn an idea into a business with Happy Valley LaunchBox accelerator programs

This fall, Happy Valley LaunchBox powered by PNC Bank will offer two no-cost startup accelerator programs, which provide community and Penn State entrepreneurs with resources and guidance to help turn their business ideas into scalable businesses. FastTrack Accelerator is accepting applications now until Sept. 1. Idea TestLab applications will open on Aug. 29.