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Resources @ PSU for your new product or startup idea. Part of….. IST Startup Week Tuesday, April 10, 2012 4:15 - 5:30 p.m. 110 IST Liz Kisenwether [email protected] 863-1531 Asst. Prof. - Engineering Design Co-Director - Lion Launch Pad Director - Intercollege Minor in Entrepreneurship.

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Resources @ psu for your new product or startup idea

Resources @ PSU for your new product or startup idea

Part of….. IST Startup Week

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

4:15 - 5:30 p.m.

110 IST

Liz Kisenwether

[email protected] 863-1531

Asst. Prof. - Engineering Design

Co-Director - Lion Launch Pad

Director - Intercollege Minor in Entrepreneurship


I have a great new

product idea, but how

do I get started?!?

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www.adwaccountants.com


Student

Organizations

Courses &

seminars

Funding +

Mentoring

You and

your

idea

Competitions

with prize $$

On-line

resources

Help getting

ideas built

Help getting

ideas coded

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Psu programs and courses
PSU programs and courses…

  • E-SHIP Minor [18 credit]

    • http://www.sedtapp.psu.edu/entrepreneurship/

  • Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship (HESE) certificate

    • http://www.sedtapp.psu.edu/humanitarian

  • Two-course sequence in Entrepreneurship [6 credits]:

    • MGMT/IST/ENGR425 - New Venture Creation

    • MGMT/IST/ENGR426 - Invention Commercialization


And more courses
…..and more courses…

College of Arts and Architecture:

ART101 - Web design

ART203 - The Art of Web Design

College of Communications:

COMM493 – Entrepreneurship

in the Information Age

College of Engineering:

ENGR 312 - Sustainable Energy Entrepreneurship

ENGR497K - Social Entrepreneurship


And more courses1
…..and more courses…

College of Information Science and Technology:

IST 402 – Google Online Marketing Challenge

College of Health and Human Development:

HRIM 497F – Entrepreneurship

in the Hospitality Industry

Smeal College of Business:

MGMT497A - Start-Up Company

MGMT 431 – Entrepreneurship and

Small Business Management


And seminars
…and seminars.

Penn State Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

  • Free!The First Step of Starting a Business

  • Next session: May 1, 2012

  • http://sbdc.psu.edu/the-first-step.htm


Student organizations
Student Organizations

  • Innoblue.org

  • Nittany Entrepreneurs


Funding mentoring
Funding + Mentoring

  • Lion Launch Pad www.lionlp.com

  • PSU Sparkplug www.thesparkplug.net


Competitions with prize
Competitions with prize $$

  • Fall: Ag. Sci Springboard Competition

    • $5000 1st place, $1000 2nd place

    • http://agsci.psu.edu/entrepreneur/competitions/springboard

  • Spring: Smeal Idea Pitch Competition

    • $2000 1st place, $1000 2nd place, $500 3rd place

    • http://ideapitch.smeal.psu.edu/


Help getting ideas built
Help getting ideas built

  • Learning Factory

    • www.lf.psu.edu

  • CEDE - Center for Engineering Design and Entrepreneurship

    • www.cede.psu.edu

  • RepRap Users Group - Open-source 3D Printing

    • https://sites.google.com/a/psu.edu/penn-state-reprap


Help getting ideas coded
Help getting ideas coded

  • Innoblue - www.innoblue.org

  • IST and CSE (Computer Science and Engineering) students


On line resources
On-line resources

  • Teach yourself: http://lynda.psu.com

  • Guidance from leading entrepreneurs: www.ecorner.stanford.edu

  • PA Open for Business:http://www.paopenforbusiness.state.pa.us


More on line resources
…more on-line resources

  • Code Academy - free!

    • http://www.codeacademy.com

  • MIT Open Course Ware - free!

    • http://ocw.mit.com


Looking ahead
Looking ahead….

  • Intercollege Minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation



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