FIND OUT WHO WILL WIN THIS YEARS’ $50,000 PA WILDS BIG IDEA CONTEST!
DuBois, PA – In partnership with the PA WILDS Center for Entrepreneurship, Ben Franklin Technology Partners recently sponsored a BIG IDEA contest targeting innovators working in the maker economy, forest products, outdoors and recreation, and even tech-manufacturing. The winner will receive a prize package that includes:
- Up to $50,000 in cash
- The opportunity to win an additional $2,500 in a People’s Choice Award sponsored by CNB Bank
- The chance to pitch the business concept for a $10,000 seed grant from Ben Franklin
- A guaranteed seat in an upcoming business accelerator program.
Please join us to cheer on these regional entrepreneurs and finalists as they pitch their business concepts to a team of independent judges: American Precast Industries, Billett Electric, Brinc Building Products, Neodime, Nimbus-T Global, and The PA Mushroom Company.
Stay for a fun networking event, sponsored by Just Realty, following the presentations. Those who prefer to attend virtually via Zoom will receive the link after registering.
WHEN: Thursday, June 9, 2022
WHERE: North Central PA LaunchBox, Powered by Penn State DuBois (2 East Long Avenue, DuBois, PA 15801)
WHEN: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM