Startup Challenge - The application deadline has passed


Build your business idea and craft your elevator pitch in just one week!  Startup Challenge is a virtual startup accelerator for the community, students, and professionals with early-stage business ideas. Whether you're an experienced entrepreneur or just starting out, Startup Challenge gives you the structure and support to build your idea, craft a powerful pitch, and compete for prizes!

Startup Challenge is for scalable business ideas that are pre-development and pre-launch. Participation is by application only--apply by October 18th, 2020 at Applications are open to PA-based individuals or teams. Limited number of spots available. No affiliation with Penn State is required for the application. Apply by October 18th at

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