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In light of the evolving coronavirus situation, the Altoona LaunchBox supported

by the Hite Family will be operating remotely until further notice. While our physical

doors are closed to the public, we are available to provide virtual support for

entrepreneurs and startups. Please feel free to contact us, and watch our

Events page for new information.

For University updates CLICK HERE.


Altoona LaunchBox supported by the Hite Family

The Altoona LaunchBox is a no-cost startup accelerator and co-working space designed to provide early-stage startups with the support and resources they need to build a sustainable and scalable business and a viable plan for growth.

Business advice

Our local experts are ready and available to assist you with a large variety of business needs. Set up a meeting with the Business Triage today!

4,400 Square ft. perfect for you!

Quiet and calm with a wide array of available resources, being productive has never been this easy or enjoyable.

Free Services to All

Co-working Space

Legal Consulting

Expert Network

Business Advice

Special Events

“I have met amazing people, helping grow my business to heights I would not have imagined in just one year. I’ve seen significant podcast audience growth, and have made substantial personal growth as a new business owner. A lot of my success is due to the amazing workspace and freedom that LaunchBox offers. It has played a huge part in my earlier success as an LLC owner.”

Rob Z

Rob Z Radio

Let us get to know you!

Learn More:

1331 12th Ave., Suite 103, Altoona, PA 16601


Monday - Friday

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Altoona Blair County Development Corporation (ABCD)
Blair County Chamber of Commerce
Ben Franklin Technology Partners
Catalyst Space
City of Altoona
KIZ Resources
Sheetz Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence
Penn State Altoona Division of Business, Engineering, and Information Sciences and Technology
Penn State Altoona Entrepreneurship Minor
Penn State Law Entrepreneurial Assistance Clinic
St. Francis University Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

  • LaunchBox is a signature program of Invent Penn State, which is a Commonwealth-wide initiative to spur economic development, job creation and student career success. Invent Penn State blends entrepreneurship-focused academic programs, business startup training and incubation, funding for commercialization, and University-community collaborations to facilitate the challenging process of turning research discoveries into valuable products and services that can benefit Pennsylvanians and humankind. Connect with the initiative at