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. It is open to everyone – community members and those affiliated with Penn State. Altoona LaunchBox is a signature program of the Invent Penn State initiative, and one of thirteen innovation hubs located in Penn State campus communities across Pennsylvania.
A Penn State program for the entire community.
Altoona LaunchBox is a signature program of the Invent Penn State initiative, a Commonwealth-wide initiative to spur economic development, job creation, and student career success.
The “hub” for local entrepreneurs.
Our mission is to be the “hub” that connects local entrepreneurs to the support, resources, and facilities they need to build a sustainable and scalable business with a viable plan for growth.
Altoona startups start here.
Get the resources, support, and space you need to de-risk your business and accelerate your entry to market.
No-cost services available to all.
Our services and programs are available at no cost to local entrepreneurs, Penn State students, faculty, and staff.
Our extensive network of advisors provides guidance on strategy and next steps. Our goal is to help startups to more quickly overcome the challenges they face.
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