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.
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.
When people can’t leave their houses to attend an event, you bring the event to them. With residents across Pennsylvania sheltering in place during the COVID-19 pandemic, Penn State Dickinson Law’s Business Law Society is converting two upcoming entrepreneur pop-up clinics to virtual sessions, allowing people to participate from their homes.
From the time Tristan Morales enrolled at Penn State Berks in 2016, he seized every opportunity that came his way. Today Morales is an entrepreneur and one of the founding members of Traduki Technologies LLC.
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.
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.