Berks LaunchBox

Berks LaunchBox keeps entrepreneurs moving forward

The Berks LaunchBox has re-tooled its consulting and classes to continue to help startups, small businesses and dreamers to keep moving forward during this difficult time. Staff members are available from 8 a.m.­ to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday, by appointment for virtual meetings and assistance.

Berks alum designs face shield component for COVID-19

To help during the COVID-19 crisis, Penn State Berks alumnus and entrepreneur Joe Sinclair's Reading-based 3D-printer manufacturing business, Verde Mantis, has created a design that is being used to print the component of face shields that holds the translucent shield in place.

Berks LaunchBox celebrates anniversary

One year after opening its doors within the GoggleWorks Center for the Arts in downtown Reading, Pennsylvania, the Berks LaunchBox has already seen how innovation can spark economic development and generate momentum in the Greater Reading community.

Develop viable business ideas at the Berks LaunchBox

Through the series of courses listed below, participants will be able to brainstorm, design, develop and test an idea for a new startup, or a new direction to improve an existing business, by identifying your assets and considering the opportunities around you.