The eCenter@LindenPointe and Ben Franklin Technology Partners are co-sponsoring an exciting new business competition!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Ketaki Desai | firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel. (724) 981-1829
HERMITAGE, PA – YOU COULD WIN $25,000! Do you have an innovative business concept? The eCenter@LindenPointe and Ben Franklin Technology Partners (www.cnp.benfranklin.org) are co-sponsoring an exciting new business competition! You don’t have to be located in Mercer County or even Western Pennsylvania to apply; startups and small companies from across the United States are eligible.
It’s easy to apply. Check it out at www.viaecenter.com
The Round 1 application deadline is March 15th 2017. Teams will compete in three rounds of judging. Each round will narrow the field of applicants until the winning team (s) is selected. The final round of the pitch competition will be held at the eCenter in Hermitage, PA between May 15, 2017 and June 15, 2017. The final competition will be an invite-only event. A public event will be held to announce the winners.
Team & Applicant Eligibility:
- Competitors must be over 18.
- Applicants from any state are eligible; however, the Grand Prize Winning Team must agree to relocate to Mercer County, PA.
- Companies can come from any industry sector but must have some technology component.
- Companies may be pre- or post-revenue.
Sponsorships from area businesses and volunteer opportunities are available.
About The eCenter@LindenPointe
The eCenter@LindenPointe is a business incubator based in Hermitage, PA. At the eCenter, we are committed to regional economic development by promoting innovation and entrepreneurship by building an ecosystem through community-based engagement and initiatives. Contact us at (724) 981 – 1829 or visit our website at www.ecenterlindenpointe.com
About Ben Franklin Technology Partners
Ben Franklin Technology Partners CNP, an initiative of the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development and funded by the Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority, provides investment capital and business support services to emerging tech-based companies and small, existing manufacturers for the purpose of creating and retaining jobs in Pennsylvania. Contact the Erie office of Ben Franklin in Knowledge Park at (814) 898-6650 or see our website at www.cnp.benfranklin.org