The golf outing to support campus programs will be held on on Tuesday, May 19, at the Applecross Country Club in Downingtown, Pennsylvania. This year’s event will support the campus’ REV-UP Center for Entrepreneurship.
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.
Wayne Frick worked with the REV-UP Center for Entrepreneurship at Penn State Great Valley to refine his idea for a wireless device that would transmit the sounds of birds from an outside feeder to a receiver inside.
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.
Aspiring entrepreneurs can experience the highs, lows, pressure and fun that coincide with launching a product at Techstars Startup Weekend from May 31–June 2 at Penn State Great Valley. The immersive event will center on action, innovation, education and discovery as participants are challenged to build a business in 54 hours.
Early-stage entrepreneurs recently refined their pitch skills at Lion Cage, a competition where students, alumni, and community members share their business ideas to a panel of judges and compete for cash prizes.
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.
Advisory Board member and former part-time faculty member Chuck Thomas and his wife, Karen, have made a commitment to name the Electronics Lab at Penn State Great Valley. The lab provides classroom and working space for students in the regional engineering – multidisciplinary engineering design option and serves as a resource for the REV-UP Center for Entrepreneurship.