The Corner

Don't quit your daydream.

The Corner aims to provide pre-accelerator programming along with flexible and inviting coworking space that transforms business concepts into start-up companies.

Corner 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. 

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Our educational programs and events are hands-on to help startups and aspiring entrepreneurs move early-stage ideas from concept to commercial viability. The Launchbox accelerator program makes extensive use of lean startup principles and customer discovery techniques to help our startups clearly identify the problem/need, target customer, and their unique value proposition. The program is milestone driven and applications are open to any team with a scalable business concept. Penn State New Kensington accelerator Launch Teams receive no-cost coworking space during the program. 

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Startups, small businesses and individuals don’t always have the capital to invest in or rent space, and coffee shops and working at home can be uninspiring, lonely, or too cramped. Our partners at Beauty Shoppe have worked to create a low-cost, flexible, creative and inviting space for entrepreneurs to get work done at The Corner. Private offices, conference rooms, desks and flex space is available.

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