Grand Prize Winners Announced in 2024 PA Wilds $50,000 BIG IDEA Contest!

The 2024 PA Wilds Big Idea Contest, an initiative aimed at fostering innovation and entrepreneurship in Cameron, Clinton, Lycoming, Potter, and Tioga Counties, has announced its grand prize winners. After rigorous evaluation, two outstanding contenders have emerged, each presenting groundbreaking solutions in diverse fields. On June 13, 2024, the PA Wilds BIG IDEA Finale Pitch…

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Learn how you can win $50,000 towards your BIG IDEA at upcoming events

Come learn how you can win $50,000 towards your BIG IDEA! Are you an entrepreneur with a BIG IDEA who is developing a product, process, or innovation related to the maker economy, outdoors and recreation, forest products, manufacturing, and technology? Learn more at the PA Wilds 2024 BIG IDEA Contest Information and Q&A Sessions. Get an…

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You could win $50,000 toward your BIG IDEA; info webinar planned for January 24

You Could Win $50,000 for your BIG IDEA! Calling All Visionaries in Cameron, Clinton, Lycoming, Potter, and Tioga Counties, PA! Are you a trailblazing entrepreneur with a game-changing idea in the maker economy, outdoors and recreation, forest products, manufacturing, or technology? Your innovation could be the spark that transforms industries and landscapes. Welcome to the…

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Jillia Ceramics expresses beauty of PA Wilds region through new product line

Jillia Ceramics expresses beauty of PA Wilds region through new product line Artist Jillia English partners with PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship on branded mugs WILLIAMSPORT, PA – Jillia English, owner of Jillia Ceramics, has partnered with the PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship to create PA Wilds-inspired and branded mugs, which are available on the…

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ARC Area Development grant to support expansion of PA Wilds entrepreneurial ecosystem

ARC Area Development grant to support expansion of PA Wilds entrepreneurial ecosystem Investment will help stand up new commerce platforms and opportunities for rural entrepreneurs   Marienville, PA – The PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship (PA Wilds Center) has been awarded a $972,000 Area Development grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to support the…

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Holiday shopping kicks off on November 4 with PA Wilds Makers Market 

Holiday shopping kicks off on November 4 with PA Wilds Makers Market  Online shopping experience features deals, new products, & artisan videos   If you’re looking for locally sourced gifts this holiday, be sure to tune into PA Wilds Makers Market on November 4. This online shopping experience is designed to help you “find your…

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PA Wilds Media Lab grand opening slated for September 26

PA Wilds Media Lab grand opening slated for September 26 Open house from 1-4 to include tours, information stations KANE, Pa. – PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship, Inc. is proud to announce it will hold a grand opening for the PA Wilds Media Lab on Tuesday, September 26. The public is invited to view the…

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Wilds Cooperative members can sign up for PA Wilds Marketplace, Makers Market

Wilds Cooperative members can sign up for PA Wilds Marketplace, Makers Market Online shopping experience features demos, tours, more   You MAKE things in the PA Wilds. Here’s an opportunity to SELL them! The PA Wilds Makers Market is an online exhibitor event on November 4, which features products only found in the Pennsylvania Wilds…

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