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Penn State LaunchBoxes accepting applications for winter 2023 Idea TestLab

LaunchBoxes at Penn State Mont Alto and Penn State York join forces to support entrepreneurs

MONT ALTO, Pa. — Entrepreneurs will have a chance to test out their ideas at the winter 2023 Idea TestLab, sponsored by the Mont Alto and York LaunchBoxes. 

Applications are being accepted now through Jan. 9, 2023, for this free, five-week, virtual accelerator designed to help entrepreneurs determine the viability of their business idea. 

No affiliation with Penn State is required for participation, and any Pennsylvania-based entrepreneur is welcome to apply. 

The Idea TestLab comprises weekly online classes and one-on-one coaching support and concludes with a final elevator pitch competition where participants pitch to win up to $3,000 in seed funding sponsored by the Mont Alto LaunchBox.

The program starts on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023, and classes will take place from 6-8 p.m. and run consecutively for the next four Tuesdays, ending in a virtual pitch competition from 5:30-8 p.m. on Friday, March 3, 2023.

Click here for more information on the Idea TestLab or call Helen McGarry, director of the Mont Alto LaunchBox, at [email protected], or Allan Lehman, director of the York LaunchBox, at [email protected].