Bright Buffalo Niagara’s Application Deadline is Just Days Away

Calling all Western New York startups! Time is running out to apply for Bright Buffalo Niagara’s annual Entrepreneurship Expo, where one company will walk away with the $20,000 grand prize.

Twenty five finalists will be selected to pitch live at the Expo in June, with twenty companies presenting a 90-second pitch for a chance at the $5,000 People’s Choice Award. The top five finalists will give a 5-minute pitch, and the winner will receive $20,000 in funding for their startup.

The grand prize winner will also receive an automatic pass into the 43North Semifinals, as well as an opportunity to pitch at a future UVANY event.

In addition to the live pitches, each finalist will have an exhibition table to network with local professionals.

For startups looking to gain visibility in Buffalo and connect with businesses that could help accelerate growth, this is a can’t-miss opportunity – but you’d better hurry! You can apply until May 1, 2017 at 11:59pm at this link.