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Governor’s 2020-21 Budget Proposes $5 Million Increase for Ben Franklin

January 24, 2020

Smart investments in innovation, high-tech development fuel Pa.’s economy HARRISBURG, Pa. (Jan. 24, 2020) — Gov. Tom Wolf today announced that his proposed 2020-21 General Fund budget will include a $5 million increase for the Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority (BFTDA), which funds the statewide Ben Franklin Technology Partners initiative, one of the most widely […]

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Ben Franklin Approved 1M+ in 6 Early Stage Companies

November 12, 2019

Companies featured:   Employee Cycle – Philadelphia County Employee Cycle is changing the way HR leaders use data, beginning with transforming disconnected employee data into a user-friendly, centralized, and real-time HR analytics dashboard. By leveraging APIs from a wide variety of best-in-breed HR systems, we provide a single data-driven view of the entire workforce. This […]

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Ben Franklin Technology Partners Retains Global Technology Executive Search Firm

September 28, 2019

Transforming Human Performance In The Age of The Connected Enterprise PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — John Hodge, Managing Partner of Miramar Global Executive Search, North America, announces that his firm is now the premier Circle of BENefits executive search partner for Ben Franklin Technology Partners. Founded in London, England, with its North American headquarters in Philadelphia, Miramar […]

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FY 2019: Ben Franklin Approved $7.2 Million in 46 Companies

September 10, 2019

  Companies Approved:  To view details about each company, visit our directory page. Information Technology: Buyside COSY Houwzer Lithero Make Sense Metispro Near Miss Management Orai PeopleJoy QuantaVerse Social Detection Termaxia Thrive Commerce Trinity Mobile Networks Verif-y Vomos Wearwell Webmaxco Health: Allevi Avisi Technologies ExpressCells Fellow Hava Health, Inc. Kinos Medical Navrogen Neuraptive Therapeutics Strados […]

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Ben Franklin’s Global Opportunity Philadelphia Fund Makes First Investments

August 20, 2019

Local Philadelphia Tech Companies, Sidecar and Clutch, Receive Nearly $2 Million from Ben Franklin’s New Venture Fund PHILADELPHIA, Pa. —(August 20, 2019)—Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania (Ben Franklin), a leading seed stage capital provider, today announced that it’s Global Opportunity Philadelphia Fund (GO Philly Fund) has made its first investments in two rapidly […]

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