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Ben Franklin Approved $1M in 7 Early Stage Companies

January 19, 2021

Companies featured:   WhipFlip – Delaware County WhipFlip is disrupting the traditionally flawed process 42 million consumers face each year selling their vehicle. WhipFlip gives the consumer the power to sell their vehicle in 3 easy steps, in less than 5 minutes, right from their driveway only needing to use a smartphone. The company leverages […]

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Ben Franklin Announces 2021 Additions and Leadership Changes to its Board of Directors and Staff

January 11, 2021

New board members added; former President and CEO Rosenthal praised as Nissenbaum begins tenure PHILADELPHIA, PA – Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania (“Ben Franklin”) today announces the additions and changes to its Board of Directors, including three new members, two leadership changes and one departing member, as well as completion of the transition […]

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FY 2020: Ben Franklin Approved $4.8 Million in 25 Companies

September 8, 2020

SAVE OUR STARTUPS FUNDING HELPS COMPANIES RESPOND TO PANDEMIC Through its Save Our Startups initiative, made possible with support from the Department of Community and Economic Development, Ben Franklin deployed an additional $2 million to 38 early-stage companies in the Philadelphia region between May and June 2020. 23 early stage technology firms, whose access to […]

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Ben Franklin Approved $975k in 6 Early Stage Companies

August 6, 2020

Companies featured:   Yellowdig – Philadelphia County Yellowdig improves the student experience by creating new opportunities for peer learning and community engagement, while drastically cutting down on the administrative time where student participation is critical. When implemented, our platform improves engagement and retention across the entire student lifecycle: from pre-enrollment and all aspects student life […]

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