PA Wilds $50K BIG IDEA Contest Pitch Presentation & Award Event

PA Wilds $50K BIG IDEA Contest Pitch Presentation & Award Event

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Join us for the 2022 PA Wilds $50K BIG IDEA Contest finale! Register to attend live OR virtually below.

About this event

Join Ben Franklin Technology Partners and PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship for the finale of the 2022 PA Wilds $50K BIG IDEA Contest. A small group of finalists will present their business pitched 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 sponsored by CNB Bank!

This event will be a live pitch event at North Central LaunchBox in Dubois, but you may choose to attend virtually via ZOOM webinar if you can't join us in Dubois.

Press the "Register" button to register to:

  • Attend in person at North Central LaunchBox (2 E Long Ave, DuBois, PA 15801) or
  • Attend virtually via ZOOM (ZOOM link provided in registration confirmation email)

PARKING: you may park on the street (metered) or in the metered lots across from the North Central LaunchBox next to Luigi's (Long Ave @219 ) or at West Washington and S Brady St across from the library.

Join us to cheer on our six finalists:

  • American Precast Industries LLC (Clarion County)
  • Billett Electric LLC (Jefferson)
  • Brinc Building Products Inc. (Clarion)
  • Neodime (Jefferson)
  • Nimbus-T Global, Inc. (Clearfield)
  • PA Mushroom Company (Clarion)

In addition to the $50,000, on pitch day, audience members who will be attending via Zoom, will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite presentation for the $2,500 People’s Choice Award sponsored by CNB Bank. Vote for your pick for the People's Choice Award between 4:20-4:45 pm (live & ZOOM)!

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EVENT SCHEDULE

  • Networking: 2:00 - 2:15PM
  • Welcome: 2:15 – 2:30PM
  • Pitch Presentations: 2:30 – 4:20PM
  • Networking & Judges' Deliberation: 4:20– 4:50PM (Live and ZOOM attendees can vote for the People's Choice Award between 4:20-4:45 pm)
  • Award Presentations: 4:50 - 5:00 PM

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Thank you to People's Choice Award sponsor CNB Bank, event sponsor Just Realty, and all our other sponsors below.

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