March 24 - 28, 2025

March 24 - 28, 2025

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Penn State Startup Week is a weeklong celebration of ingenuity and inspiration that is not possible without the full hustle and support from those at every corner of the University. Whether you’re a student, faculty, staff, or administrator, you can make an impact.


Throughout the year, a variety of student competitions are held, giving Penn State students, faculty, alumni, and others the opportunity to develop and grow exciting business and nonprofit ideas. Learn more about all the resources and competitions available.

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Startup Week is an annual event that runs through volunteerism and collaboration among Penn State students, faculty, administrators, staff, and alumni across academic colleges, campuses, and administrative units. Help make this event possible.

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While the Startup Week Planning Committee drives the direction of the week and helps to procure top speakers, the heart and soul of the programming is provided from input from every corner of the University. Let us know what you’re doing.

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When you attend Penn State Startup Week events, you become immersed in a University-wide event that truly showcases the ingenious power of partnership. Make your impact and find your path during Startup Week.

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Still looking for how you can be a part of Startup Week? Let us know.

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