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CY 2016: Ben Franklin Approved $10.6 Million in 52 Companies

March 16, 2017

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Ben Franklin Approved $2.3M in 16 Early Stage Companies

January 31, 2017

Companies approved for funding:   Jenrin Discovery – Delaware County Jenrin Discovery is developing potential therapeutics for chronic diseases including NAFLD/NASH, […]


Greater Philadelphia Life Sciences Report

January 4, 2017

  READ THE FULL REPORT HERE The Greater Philadelphia region is positioned to lead the next stage of disruption within […]


Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania Announces Board of Directors 2016 Additions and Changes

December 22, 2016

Board officially welcomes six new members, announces leadership changes for 2017 Philadelphia, PA -Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania […]


Early Stage Digital Health Companies In Philadelphia Get Boost With $6 Million Funding Initiative

December 9, 2016

Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Independence Health Group and Safeguard Scientifics team up to foster healthcare IT innovation […]


Ben Franklin Approved 3.1M in 12 Early Stage Companies

November 10, 2016

Companies approved for funding:   LeagueSide – Philadelphia County LeagueSide’s technology platform matches youth sports organizations with sponsors. Through LeagueSide, brands including […]


FY 2016: Ben Franklin Approved $10 Million in 51 Companies

September 12, 2016


Ben Franklin Approved $2.9M for 13 Early Stage Companies

August 18, 2016

Companies approved for funding:   Practice XYZ, Inc. – Philadelphia County Practice is a multi-step learning platform that was developed through multiple […]


Wells Fargo Supports AWE Ventures—Powered by Ben Franklin

May 26, 2016

Wells Fargo Becomes Gold Partner for the women-focused investing and entrepreneurship initiative of Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania […]


Ben Franklin Approved $2.5M for 14 Early Stage Companies

May 19, 2016

Companies approved for funding:   Arcadian Telepsychiatry.com – Montgomery County Recognizing the dearth of behavioral health providers throughout the country, […]


Ben Franklin Announces Scott Nissenbaum as its Chief Investment Officer

March 2, 2016

Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania has announced that Scott Nissenbaum joined as Chief Investment Officer, effective February 29. […]


2015 Performance Profile

February 25, 2016

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CY 2015: Ben Franklin Approved $8.9 Million in 48 Companies

February 17, 2016


Ben Franklin Receives $250K EDA Seed Fund Support Grant for Development of Impact Investing Fund in Greater Philadelphia Region

February 16, 2016

In its announcement of grant awards for its Regional Innovation Strategies (RIS) program, the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) announced […]


Ben Franklin Approved $2.8M for 15 Early Stage Companies

February 8, 2016

Companies approved for funding:   Brad’s Raw Chips – Bucks County Brad’s Raw Chips LLC (dba Brad’s Raw Foods) is […]


Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania Announces Board Addition and Changes

February 1, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — (February 1, 2016) Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania has announced changes within its board of directors. […]


Philadelphia Building on Strengths in IT

January 13, 2016

Philadelphia Building on Strengths in IT: Ben Franklin, EY, PACT, Fairmount Partners, CEO Council for Growth, Select Greater Philadelphia, Comcast […]


Ben Franklin Technology Partners Joins ic@3401 and Drexel to Boost Startup Resources in University City

November 20, 2015

A number of developments in University City’s startup ecosystem are aligning—all to the benefit of Philadelphia’s burgeoning community of entrepreneurs. […]


Ben Franklin Approved $2.1M for 16 Early Stage Companies

November 10, 2015

Companies approved for funding:   Advent Therapeutics – Bucks County Advent Therapeutics focuses on providing therapies for micro-orphan applications. The […]


FY 2015: Ben Franklin Approved $9.6 Million in 47 Companies

July 16, 2015


The Revolution Report

July 13, 2015

In a region steeped in history, our cause is young but strong. A look at how Ben Franklin has helped fuel the innovation revolution in Southeastern Pennsylvania.


Ben Franklin Approves $2.8M for 14 Early Stage Companies

July 1, 2015

Companies approved for funding:   American Aerospace – Montgomery County American Aerospace provides long endurance, beyond line of sight unmanned […]


Ben Franklin Technology Partners Announces Investment and Commercialization Briefings

June 12, 2015

Ben Franklin’s free Briefings for entrepreneurs, companies and business advisors cover investment (application process, company qualifications, and proposal preparation) and […]


Ben Franklin Approves $2M for 10 Early Stage Companies

April 29, 2015

Companies approved for funding:   Atrin Pharmaceutical – Bucks County Atrin Pharmaceuticals is a dynamic biopharmaceutical firm focused on the […]


Temple Ventures | Please Join Us in Sparking Technological Innovation

April 17, 2015

Details When: April 24, 2015 Where: Temple University – Serc Building 1925 N. 12th Street, Philadelphia, PA Time: 10:00 AM […]