FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—Tuesday, November 12, 2013—Erie, Pa.—Entrepreneurs and the policy makers who support them can greatly improve Erie’s economy today and for generations to come. That’s the premise behind Ignite Erie™: A Day of Innovation for Entrepreneurs, Tuesday, November 19, 11:45-4:30.
Co-hosted by the Erie County Gaming Revenue Authority and Adreamz Institute, a virtual venture incubator, Ignite Erie consists of two very special events. Read the full press release by clicking below.
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BEN FRANKLIN TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS ANNOUNCES WINNER OF BIG IDEA CONTEST!
At an event held in Knowledge Park, adjacent to the campus of Penn State Erie – The Behrend College, Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Central & Northern PA announced the grand prize winner of the BIG IDEA Business Plan Contest.
ECGRA Invests $1 Million toSustain Businesses and Retain Jobs
The Erie County Gaming Revenue Authority invested an additional $1 million into the Enterprise Development Fund to ensure more Erie County businesses gain from gaming funds. At its meeting this morning at 5240 Knowledge Parkway, Erie, the ECGRA Board of Directors unanimously approved the investment.