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CEO RoseAnn Rosenthal Explains Why She’s Leaving Ben Franklin Technology Partners

June 24, 2020

After 25 years of leading the Philadelphia region’s most active seed fund, RoseAnn B. Rosenthal is preparing to hand over the reins of state-backed Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania to a new leader. Current Chief Investment Officer Scott Nissenbaum will take on the title of president and chief operating officer on July 1 […]

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RoseAnn Rosenthal Steps Down as CEO of Ben Franklin Tech Partners

June 24, 2020

For 25 years, RoseAnn Rosenthal has served as the president and chief executive officer of Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania (Ben Franklin), the region’s largest tech investor. Last week, Rosenthal announced she will step down as CEO and transition into an emeritus role by January 2021. Ben Franklin’s former chief investment officer, Scott […]

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University of Kentucky, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Mitochon Pharmaceuticals Awarded NIH Grant for Traumatic Brain Injury Studies

June 23, 2020

Mitochon Pharmaceuticals today announced that they, in partnership with the University of Kentucky (UK) and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), were awarded a $3.2M National Institutes of Health grant to study Mitochon’s mitochondrial targeted drug therapies for treating Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). This important award, along with the Company’s open IND, will help pave the […]

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Ben Franklin Technology Partners’ RoseAnn Rosenthal is Stepping Down After 25 Years

June 19, 2020

RoseAnn Rosenthal, the current president and CEO of Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania, announced Thursday that she will begin transitioning out of her role after 25 years with the organization. Scott Nissenbaum, BFTP’s chief investment officer, will assume the title of president and chief operating officer beginning July 1. He will take the […]

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RoseAnn Rosenthal Stepping Down as CEO of Ben Franklin Technology Partners

June 18, 2020

One of the most influential figures in Philadelphia’s venture capital world is stepping down from her day job. RoseAnn B. Rosenthal, the longtime president and CEO of Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania, plans to leave her role at the prolific seed fund in early 2021. The leadership transition will begin on July 1, […]

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