What is the LionLaunch Business Boot Camp?
The LionLaunch Business Boot Camp is a six-week adult learning program offering instruction and insight on how to start or grow a small business. Each week, local professionals and established business owners will mentor participants on how to:
- write a business plan
- understand business law
- secure financing
- market in a digital world
- navigate social media
- create a pitch for the fifth annual Business Plan Competition
- and more!
Business Boot Camp Schedule
March 9, through April 13, 2022
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Registration deadline: Friday, March 4, 2022
This program is a $100 investment* and is delivered via Zoom videoconferencing technology. Registration link coming soon.
*Penn State Schuylkill students can enroll in this program for credit. If you're a student who would like to participate in the Business Boot Camp, contact Shannon Del Conte, director of community engagement, at [email protected].
Note: Participants in Penn State Schuylkill's LionLaunch Business Boot Camp are eligible to have their registration fee for the Business Plan Competition waived! The Business Plan Competition is a facet of the LionLaunch program and offers volunteers, employees, and residents of Schuylkill County the opportunity to compete for small business startup or expansion funding. Read more about the Business Plan Competition.
LionLaunch is made possible by Invent Penn State, 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.