The TechCelerator offers designated, shared space and an array of pre-launch business and market research services. The program is designed to assist inventors, faculty, and very early-stage entrepreneurs in converting their business ideas and concepts into operating ventures.

Our Goals

  • Offer funding and business support services in one location to create the most robust incubation program in central Pennsylvania
  • Utilize the concept of a one-stop-shop to create easy access for clients
  • Take advantage of the economies of scale that will result from the partner's combined efforts and ultimately provide a coordinated continuum of services and financing
  • Increase the number of successful business start-ups in State College and the surrounding area
  • Increase the number of university spin-off companies in the region

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We believe in the merits and economies of co-location, and the value of creating an active culture of entrepreneurship. –John Vidmar

The entrepreneur will never be more than a few steps from an entry point to the right program and the proper support. –John Vidmar