Student Benefits

Brainstorming Sessions

Schedule an appointment with us to start brainstorming how to take your idea to the next level. 

Growth Academy Masterclasses

As a Widener student you have FREE admission to any of our Growth Academy masterclasses. These classes will help transform your idea into a reality.


Launch Pad

Receive customized hands on assistance to create your very own startup. All you need is an idea and we'll help you launch it into reality.  


Strat Chats

Come join us anytime on Wednesday's from 10am - 12pm for a cup of coffee and a good strategic chat about your idea! 

Entrepreneurial Academy Workshops 

The Entrepreneurial Academy is where Widener University Students, Faculty, and Alumni can take advantage of the resources available from the Widener Small Business Development Center.


About the SBDC Network

Since its inception in 1980, the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) has evolved into a network of 17 university and college-based centers and more than ninety outreach locations operating under the guidance of the Lead Office located at Kutztown University.

The Pennsylvania SBDC provides consulting services and educational programs to entrepreneurs looking to start or grow their small business. SBDC consultants work with entrepreneurs in confidential, one-to-one sessions to help them with a range of business issues including testing a new business proposition, shaping a business plan, investigating funding opportunities, and much more.

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