Advancing Entrepreneurship in Mercer and Lawrence Counties

Penn State Shenango VenturePointe located in the eCenter@LindenPointe provides start-up resources for students who are interested in for-profit businesses and not-for-profit agencies. VenturePointe is a signature program of Invent Penn State, which 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 Pennsylvania and humankind.

VenurePointe incubator includes opportunities for:

+ Direct faculty and professional support

+ Intense support from Invent Penn State Initiative

+ Collaboration with eCenter leadership

+ Networking with peers and other entrepreneurs

+ Mentoring from the area Chamber of Commerce, Penn Northwest Development, Small Business Administration. SCORE, and other professional agencies.

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