Presenter Aimee Eckley, interactive media director of The Republican Herald and Shamrock Digital Group, has over 19 years of experience working with small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). She’ll share the best tips and ready-to-implement strategies you’ll need to make marketing successful!
The most recent Business Plan Competition occurred in spring 2019 in Penn State Schuylkill's John E. Morgan Auditorium. The competition attracted five participants, four of whom were awarded startup funds for their small businesses.
"Entering the LionLaunch Business Plan Competition gave me the opportunity to organize my dreams and present them to our community. The competition adds credibility and support for my business idea. This encouraging experience will be the foundation to develop my business."
- Cheryl Cresswell Call Me Coach 2018 Business Plan Competition Winner
Penn State Schuylkill recently announced an anonymous gift of $250,000 to help fund LionLaunch, part of Invent Penn State, a University-wide initiative established to spur economic growth in Pennsylvania.
The PPL Foundation has awarded Penn State Schuylkill’s LionLaunch program, part of President Eric J. Barron’s Commonwealth-wide Invent Penn State entrepreneurship initiative, grant funding in the amount of $2,500.
Penn State Schuylkill has opened its LionLaunch Innovation Hub, a space for entrepreneurs to start or grow their small business. This space is funded by Invent Penn State, a Commonwealth-wide initiative to spur economic development, job creation and student career success.