Skip to Content
/ Articles / Business & Economy /

Upcoming Free Workshops for Entrepreneurs hosted by Berks Launchbox

Nov 02, 2020

The Berks LaunchBox is focused on strengthening our entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Reading area.

Workshops & Resources to move your business forward!



Topics Include:

  • business & customer privacy
  • corporate social responsibility
  • consumerism in the digital age
  • data privacy laws
  • confidentiality agreements

Wed., Nov. 4th from 6:30 – 7:30 pm

Register for this free webinar: https://berkslaunchbox.psu.edu/project/privacy-confidentiality/

Hosted by the Berks LaunchBox, the Harrisburg LaunchBox, and the Kutztown SBDC.


Latinx founders will share their startup journey, including why they decided to start their own business, obstacles they faced along the way, and key resources that helped them launch their companies. The event will be held to celebrate Latinx founders during Global Entrepreneurship Week and inspire new Latinx entrepreneurs in the Reading and Hazleton communities. This webinar will be presented in Spanish and is free.

Wed., Nov. 18th from 6:30 – 7:30 pm

Register for this free webinar: https://berkslaunchbox.psu.edu/project/startup-success-lessons-from-latinx-founders/


What Can I Build? Makerspace time by appointment

Meet with an engineer and bring your ideas to life!  We will be open for Makerspace use on Thursdays from 6-8:30pm, by appointment only for the fall. Masks and social distancing will be required. We are excited to show you around.  Here are some things you can do:

– Tour space to see what we offer
– Create a simple circuit
– Try 3D Modeling software
– See how a Laser Cutter works
– Create a 3d printed keychain
– Make a personalized button

– Print out a sticker
– Learn how to use a Media Cutter
– Try your hand at Solidworks

Tuesdays 10:00 am – noon and Thursdays: 6:00-8:30 pm
Schedule a Free Time Slot for an in-person session: https://berkslaunchbox.psu.edu/project/makerspace-time-by-appt/

We need your support!

Your contribution makes community media possible.

A donation of any size to your nonprofit media organization supports the future of media access in our community - the things you love, and the places you care about, by the people you know.

Live Streaming