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We're excited to learn about what you're working on.


Benjamin Nason

Happy Valley LaunchBox powered by PNC Bank 

Our 10-week FastTrack Accelerator is a milestone-based program that helps you move from a validated idea to your first customer. 

Sessions are held in person on Wednesday evenings from 6-8 PM at our building in downtown State College starting mid-September through mid-November. We will not meet over Winter or Spring breaks.

What's included:

  • 10, 2-hour in-person group sessions with hands-on programming that leverage the latest lean startup processes to help accelerate your startup
  • Win up to $5,000 in a final pitch competition.
  • Server credits, SOLIDWORKS suite for 1 year, plugins for 1 year
  • Access to $1500 Market Test Fund grant
  • Funding for intern for one semester through the SEDTAPP ENtern program
  • Weekly 1-on-1 coaching sessions
  • 24×7 access to our facilities for 1 year, with team space in one of our dedicated team rooms 
  • Access 60+ advisors and experts

Please note:

  • Teams should be prepared to spend between 8 - 13 hour a week during the course of the program (September through November). 
  • As an economic development resource for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, our services are designed to support new and existing PA startups. As such, PA startups/teams will have a preference over non-PA teams.

We look forward to reviewing your application.

Elizabeth Hay

Jack White Family Director of the Happy Valley LaunchBox powered by PNC Bank

Happy Valley LaunchBox