In 2017, Ben Franklin joined the DVN Beta program of the Draper Venture Network, a self-governed organization of global independent venture funds.
Greater Philadelphia Regional Integrated Medicine Alliance (PRIMA) is a regional, integrated and virtual public/private partnership focused exclusively on nurturing the region’s biotech/pharma technology ecosystem.
StartupPHL Seed Fund II
A $5M partnership to grow early stage ventures in the city of Philadelphia.
Venture Chesco is a partnership between the Chester County Retirement Board and Ben Franklin to invest $4M in emerging and growing companies in Chester County.
Village Capital Pathways
Village Capital Pathways provides training for African American, Latinx, and women founders on what it takes for their ventures to be competitive for early-stage investment and engagement with strategic partners.
The program helps entrepreneur’s access institutional investors and corporate partners both in and outside of Pennsylvania.
Ben Franklin FabNet™
FabNet™ is a partnership for prototyping and fabrication utilizing adv. manufacturing technologies.
ImpactPHL unifies stakeholders from the investment, philanthropic, civic, and entrepreneurial ecosystems to lead the growth of a global movement to define Philadelphia’s present and future.
A $15 million collaborative to grow early stage impact companies in Greater Philadelphia.
Mentor Connect – Powered by Ben Franklin and PACT
Mentor Connect partners entrepreneurs and teams of mentors for objective, unbiased advice and guidance.
The Ben Franklin FinTech Accelerator
Helps stimulate the growth of FinTech start-ups in the Philadelphia region.
Digital Health Seed Funding Initiative
A $6M funding initiative over a four-year period specifically focused on growing early-stage, digital health ventures in Greater Philadelphia.
Drexel Ventures Ben Franklin Seed Fund
A $10 million fund that will invest in qualified enterprises from Drexel University.
Temple Ventures – Powered by Ben Franklin
A $1M accelerator designed to assist startups advancing Temple-created technologies.
AWE Ventures – Powered by Ben Franklin
Initiative to expand the potential of women in the entrepreneurial and investing communities.
Ben Franklin Navigator™
Navigator provides market-entry assistance for regional, national and international companies.
PA Life Sciences Connect
PA Life Sciences Connect is a partnership designed to ensure PA’s prominence in the life sciences industry.
VC4BC is a partnership between Bucks County and Ben Franklin to invest $4M.
Project Liberty Digital Incubator
Helps stimulate the growth of digital media and social impact startups in the Philadelphia region.