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Ben Franklin Approved 1.7M in 13 Early Stage Companies

July 31, 2017

Companies approved for funding:   xtraCHEF – Philadelphia County xtraCHEF is an invoice processing and cost intelligence application that prepares the […]


$15 Million Collaborative to Grow Greater Early Stage Impact Companies in Greater Philadelphia

July 24, 2017

  July, 20 2017 (Philadelphia, PA) – Ben Franklin Technology Partners (Ben Franklin) announces the public introduction of ImpactPHL Ventures: a $15 million […]


Ben Franklin Approved 3.7M in 21 Early Stage Companies

May 17, 2017

Companies approved for funding:   EnviroKure – Philadelphia County EnviroKure’s innovative technology transforms chicken manure into pathogen-free, liquid organic fertilizer with macro- […]


2016 Performance Profile

April 24, 2017

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Ben Franklin Announces Fintech Cohort As Part of VilCap Communities Initiative

April 20, 2017

Environmental and social impact challenges are represented among the companies participating in the Navy Yard-based program April 19, 2017 (Philadelphia, […]


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

March 16, 2017

  Information Technology Zuppler ContentWatch Life.io Versify Solutions LLC Kickup Practice Byndr Livegenic Animotion ProNoto AuDigent Sustrana LeagueSide Houwzer FlockU […]


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 Impact Report: Summary

January 14, 2017

   


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 […]