Our Mission

What We See.

The Altoona LaunchBox supported by the Hite family provides the general public, students, faculty, successful area entrepreneurs, and other stakeholders with off-campus, co-working space, integrated with an entrepreneurial training program, to accelerate the transformation of innovative ideas into sustainable businesses. We expect Altoona LaunchBox to be sustainable, providing the community with a permanent resource and continued assistance for growing ideas into thriving businesses that will spur further development of the local economy.

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1309 11th Ave. Suite 103, Altoona, PA 16601
814-949-5500

Hours

Monday - Friday

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

 

 

CONSULTANTS & COLLABORATORS

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 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 invent.psu.edu.
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