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Applications Open for New TechCelerator @Lackawanna County Program 

TechCelerator @Lackawanna County is a ten-week course with evening in-person classroom sessions, formal mentoring, and subject matter expert networking opportunities for aspiring start-ups. If a participant satisfies all of the required program work, the venture can also be eligible for $10,000 in reimbursable expenses to jump start the business.

The 2023 TechCelerator @Lackawanna County cohort is limited to eight idea or early-stage companies and applications are due by January 16, 2023.

This program is funded by Lackawanna County and hosted by the Scranton Chamber of Commerce’s Ignite program. It will be facilitated by TecBridge and supported by the Carbondale Technology Transfer Center, The SBDC, The Penn State Scranton Launchbox and The Lackawanna College Venture Lab.

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For more information, contact: Ken Okrepkie, Regional Manager Pocono/Northeast, at 570.709.4040 or

Applications should be sent to Don Webster, Executive Director TecBridge, at 

TechCelerator @Lackawanna County is based on a highly successful initiative designed by Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Central & Northern Pennsylvania.