Have you been thinking about developing or commercializing a new innovative product, process, or software application?
This year, we are offering cash prizes to the four biggest ideas.
Each winner will receive:
- First Place: $25,000
- Second Place: $15,000
- Third Place: $7,500
- People’s Choice: $2,500
The deadline for entries is October 2nd, 2017 at 5:00 pm.
Do you qualify to apply?
You do, if …
You are planning or developing a new innovative product, process, or software application
You or your business have not previously received a Ben Franklin investment
Your business is pre-revenue or does 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
- August 14th, 2017: Contest opens
- October 2nd, 2017 5:00pm: Contest close
- October 6th, 2017: Finalists selected
- November 9th, 2017: Finalists Sent to Judges
- November 16th, 2017: Contest Finals Event