March 22 - 26, 2021

March 22 - 26, 2021

VIRTUALLY CELEBRATING ENTREPRENEURS & INNOVATORS

Each spring, Penn State Startup Week powered by PNC brings together the best and brightest Penn State student and alumni entrepreneurs and innovators for a week long entrepreneurship immersion and celebration of the magic that happens when Penn State’s inspired doers put their great ideas into action. Join us virtually in 2021 for exciting keynote speakers and change makers, entrepreneurial workshops, mini pitch competitions, access to entrepreneurship resources, networking – all accessible from the comfort of your home, apartment or dorm!

Startup
Week
Highlights

PLENARY
PANELS

Students can attend panel discussions highlighting high-profile entrepreneurs and innovators.


STARTUP
MARKET

Students can discover the various campus, community, and student resources focused on entrepreneurship, and can connect with resource ambassadors to learn how they can get involved.


SMALL BUSINESS
& STARTUP FAIR

Students who are seeking opportunities within a small business or startup environment can attend this unique career fair. Open to all Penn State students of academic year or major, the fair will feature employers who are seeking candidates for full-time, internship, co-op, and research positions.


STUDENT
COMPETITIONS

Students can explore entrepreneurship and innovation in a variety of fields in a series of challenges and pitch competitions, including mini-challenges held during Startup Week.


SPEAKERS,
WORKSHOPS,
NETWORKING

Students can learn from presenters on how to navigate their entrepreneurial journey by participating in workshops with other students and networking with campus and industry thought leaders.


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