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Ben Franklin Recruits Founders for Village Capital Pathways

December 8, 2017

A new program brings local capital and resources to under-represented founders November 30, 2017 (Philadelphia, PA) – Ben Franklin Technology […]


Ben Franklin First Meeting Program

November 21, 2017

          A new program helps ventures grow through unprecedented access to investors and corporate partners. PHILADELPHIA, […]


Ben Franklin Approved 4.4M in 25 Early Stage Companies

November 16, 2017

Companies approved for funding:   RistCall – Philadelphia County At RistCall, our mission is to improve patient safety & experience, which […]


FY 2017: Ben Franklin Approved $10.7 Million in 62 Companies

September 5, 2017

Companies Approved: Information Technology: AuDigent CampusESP Choosito! Clear Admit Clem Cloudnexa Cognitive Operational Systems (COSY) EureQa FlockU Haystack Informatics Houwzer […]


PACT and Ben Franklin Launch Mentor Connect

August 31, 2017

PACT and Ben Franklin Launch Mentor Connect PHILADELPHIA, PA Aug 29, 2017 — The Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies […]


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

ImpactPHL Ventures focuses on enterprises with social, environmental and health returns. July, 20 2017 (Philadelphia, PA) – Ben Franklin Technology Partners (Ben Franklin) […]


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 […]


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 […]