The first place winner also receives priority access to a pre-seed investment (valued up to $10,000), a one-year pass to Ben Franklin eMarketing Learning Center seminars (valued at $3,000) and free consultation from the Innovation Partnership on accessing federal R&D grant money (valued at $3,000).
You Qualify to Apply If …
- You are planning or developing a new innovative product, process, or software application
- You or your business has not previously received a Ben Franklin investment
- Your business is pre-revenue or did not have sales that exceeded $500,000 in 2016
- You are located in one of the 12 eligible counties: Cambria, Fulton, Indiana, Somerset, Jefferson, Blair, Bedford, Huntingdon, Centre, Juniata, Mifflin, Clearfield