Join Ben Franklin Technology Partners and PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship for the finale of the 2023 PA Wilds $50K BIG IDEA Contest. Eight finalists will present their BIG IDEAs to a panel of independent judges for a chance to win up to $50,000 in funding - plus an additional $2,500 People's Choice Award.
This event will be a live pitch event at the University of Pittsburg at Bradford with a fun networking event, but you may choose to attend virtually via ZOOM webinar.
Time: 1:30 – 5 p.m. - Intros, Pitches for the $50,000, and Judging
5 p.m. – Winners for the $50,000 and the Northwest Bank $2,500 People’s Choice Awards announced followed by a Networking Reception
Location: University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, Bromley Family Theatre (Parking is available)
Come tour the George B. Duke Engineering and Information Technologies Building, a space that encourages creativity and collaboration. The building has dedicated spaces focused on prototype creation, welding and metal machining, 3D printing, virtual reality applications, laser engraving, and more.
Date: June 8, 2023
Time: 11 a.m. – Noon
Location: Engineering & Information Technologies Building
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