connecting students to all things
startups and venture investing

Join our team through our Venture Fellows cohort.
Apply to our 6th annual pitch comp (3/20) at 6pm EST 👇


Home to Penn State's Venture Capital Network

Happy Valley VC connects students and alumni with Penn State's
entrepreneurship ecosystem. As a student aspiring to get involved
with startups or venture investing, you'll be exposed to a learn-by-doing
environment through a wide-ranging host of events.

As a student startup, learn how to scale your business, leverage
our resources, and get support from our skilled student teams.
Book a coffee chat to get started.


What we do

Our mission at Happy Valley VC is to facilitate student engagement with startups while
amplifying founder's access to convenient funding and human capital

Venture Fellows Cohort

Join Penn State students
breaking into VC

  • When: Tuesdays 6pm (Willard Building)
  • Connect with current Penn State founders
  • Work directly with student founders at Penn State
  • Meet early-stage investors and accelerator programs

2023 Spring Pitch Competition

Pitch your startup at one of
the largest events at PSU

  • Win over $25k in non-equity prizes
  • When: Monday March 20, 2023
  • Time: 6:00-8:00pm
  • Location: 6th floor @ Innovation Hub (123 S Burrowes St)