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    Early-Stage Companies

    Risk Capital and Commercialization

    We provide critical risk capital and commercialization products to launch and grow technology firms. Our hands-on business development & management consulting are second to none.

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    Established Companies

    Risk Capital and Commercialization

    We provide critical risk capital and commercialization products to established companies and manufacturers developing new products and growing through technology innovations.

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    Universities & Research

    Technology Development

    We work with university, industry and government partners to develop new technology platforms to meet market needs for enterprise formation and technology growth.

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    Corporations

    Fill Technology Pipelines

    We partner with corporations interested in open innovation strategies to gain an understanding of technology priorities and help fill technology pipelines.

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    Region & Communities

    Mobilize the Region

    We partner to mobilize the region around the next big idea to grow our economy.

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Apr 16

A Second Chance at Employment for Local Life Sciences Workers

PA-Life-Sciences-Connect-One-Pager-032114John George | Philadelphia Business Journal | April 16, 2014 The Pa. Life Sciences Connect, a public/private initiative formed earlier this year, put out a “call for talent” this week seeking people for its pool of displaced life sciences workers. The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development in January  awarded a $750,000 grant to the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania and Montgomery County Economic Development Corp. to create the program. Ashton Tweed, a Wayne, Pa. recruitment agency that specializes in the life-sciences industry, ... — Read More

 
Apr 15

Bucks entrepreneur’s raw foods flying off the shelves

brflogobrownDiane Mastrull | Inquirer | April 14, 2014 With annual sales of his raw-foods snacks closing in on $20 million and investment experts suggesting that could rise to at least $100 million in the not-too-distant future, Doylestown-based organi-preneur Brad Gruno's lesson is indisputable: Mothers have been on to something all along with their "Eat your vegetables!" harping. Gruno was smart enough to build a business off it - one that started in 2009 with a sales table at a Bucks County farmers' market ... — Read More

 
Apr 11

Failfest: What These Entrepreneurs Learned From Business Failures

1 To increase the risk profile of a region known better for slow growth than economic dynamism, the business community needs to get more comfortable with failure. Here are the lessons (and illustrations) from an event about just that. To increase the risk profile of a region known better for slow growth than economic dynamism, the business community needs to get more comfortable with failure. To do that, nearly 10 local entrepreneurs spoke about a crushing defeat in the business world they experienced ... — Read More

 

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Apr 25

2014 Leadership Symposium

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May 9

MADV Venture Forum

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Jun 5

2014 PACT Foundation Luncheon

  PACT Foundation Luncheon Thursday, June 5, 2014 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.The Hyatt at the Bellevue200 South Broad StreetPhiladelphia, PA 19102 *A portion of the proceeds from this event will go to the PACT Foundation* Cost:Individual Seat for PACT Member- $100Individual Seat for Non-Member- $175Table of 10 for PACT Member- $900Table of 10 for Non-Member $1400 — Read More

 
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