Event Highlights Include:
- 30, 90-second and five, five-minute live pitches from 35 entrepreneurs
- Entrepreneur trade show and cocktail reception
- Keynote address from Bill Rancic, New York Times bestselling author and winner of NBC's breakthrough program "The Apprentice"
- Award ceremony including grand prize of $20K*, a half hour one-on-one mentoring session with Bill Rancic, and an automatic pass into the 43North semifinals round
- Plus, $5K People's Choice prize
*In order to be eligible for either cash prize, Bright winners must submit a W9 that includes a valid Federal Employee Identification Number (FEIN). Award recipients will need to spend entire cash award within one year, and will be required to submit receipts and final report showing how funds have been spent. Detailed requirements will be provided upon award receipt. If requirements are NOT met, awardee will be taxed on award amount.