Penn State Great Valley will host the third annual Lion Cage pitch competition from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16. Budding entrepreneurs will pitch their products and ideas to a panel of startup and business experts.
Former professional esports player Rob Ambrose launched his own app for teams, coaches and analysts to discuss and draw strategies on in-game maps. A software engineering student at Penn State Great Valley, he competed — and won — the campus’ inaugural Lion Cage pitch competition. There, he discovered the University’s resources available to student entrepreneurs.
Penn State Great Valley will hold the second annual Lion Cage pitch competition from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10. The day will feature a pitch competition from early-stage entrepreneurs and a keynote address from Wayne Kimmel, managing partner of SeventySix Capital. A total of $5,000 in prizes will be awarded.
The National Science Foundation has joined in supporting Penn State’s goal of taking more of its discoveries to market by awarding Penn State a five-year, $500,000 Innovation Corps (I-Corps) grant to establish the Invent Penn State I-Corps Site in collaboration with Ben Franklin Technology Partner’s TechCelerator, Happy Valley LaunchBox, and Invent Penn State’s Innovation Hubs.
From game-based e-learning courses to handcrafted outdoor tools to portable devices protecting ATM PIN numbers, Penn State Great Valley's first-ever Student Pitch Day drew a wide variety of student entrepreneurs. Each shared their ideas with faculty and area professionals and competed for cash prizes.
Students can pitch their business ideas and compete for cash prizes at Penn State Great Valley’s inaugural Student Pitch Day on April 27. Sponsored by the REV-UP Center for Entrepreneurship, this is an excellent opportunity for students to share their entrepreneurial visions with faculty and area professionals.