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Startup Genome and Ben Franklin Technology Partners, University City Science Center and Drexel University Publish 2021 Global Startup Ecosystem Report

September 22, 2021

Philadelphia is featured in the world’s preeminent report on advancing startup ecosystems – ranked as the #28 Startup Ecosystem Globally SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — September 22, 2021 — The 2021 Global Startup Ecosystem Report (GSER) by Startup Genome and the Global Entrepreneurship Network was launched today at London Tech Week. The GSER is the world’s […]

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FY 2021: Ben Franklin Approved $6.1 Million in 31 Companies

September 14, 2021

An In-Depth Look at Pa.’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Highlights the Strength and Importance of BFTP The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) and Carnegie Mellon University recently teamed up on a report to foster the commonwealth’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and create a dashboard of data to drive policy so our state remains competitive. A key […]

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Ben Franklin Approved $1.8M in 9 Early Stage Companies

August 3, 2021

Companies featured:   GoCoach – Philadelphia County Now like never before, it’s time to develop greater skills in every one of your people. GoCoach meets people right where they are, right now, with personalized coaching and blended learning to upskill anyone. GoCoach is lead by Kristy McCann, CEO/Co-Founder, Rebecca Taylor, COO, Lisa Whelan, Head of […]

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Ben Franklin Approved $2.3M in 10 Early Stage Companies

April 22, 2021

Companies featured:   Kognition – Philadelphia County Kognition is the developer of a game-changing, cyber-physical enterprise AI that automates security, compliance, and other high-value business operations in a single platform. With Kognition, your commercial properties can see, think, and act autonomously to improve operations, increase security, lower costs and more. Kogniton is lead by Matias […]

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