Are you looking for small business startup funding?
Do you have an idea for a small business, but need a leg up? Then pitch your idea to make your dream a reality! The Business Plan Competition* gives you the opportunity to request and earn up to $5,000 in startup funding.
Penn State Schuylkill LionLaunch has awarded $69,000 in funding to help start 21 new businesses in Schuylkill County. You could be next!
Information for the 2021 Business Plan Competition
Details regarding the 2021 Business Plan Competition are being finalized. More information will be published here as it becomes available.
Looking for additional information?
- View the Business Plan Competition rules.
- Learn more about past pitches and winners:
*In order to participate, candidates must work, live, go to school, or volunteer in Schuylkill County.
LionLaunch programs are made possible by the support and generosity of our community partners, volunteers, and sponsors. See how you can get involved and help spur economic growth in Schuylkill County.
Invent Penn State 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.