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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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RoseAnn B. Rosenthal to Leave President and CEO Role at Ben Franklin After 25 Years

June 18, 2020

Scott Nissenbaum to assume both responsibilities in January 2021 PHILADELPHIA (June 17, 2020)—The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania (Ben Franklin) Board of Directors has announced that after 25 years, RoseAnn B. Rosenthal, President and Chief Executive Officer, will be transitioning out of her current role and taking on a CEO Emeritus role, effective […]

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Ben Franklin Approved $1.48M in 7 Early Stage Companies

June 18, 2020

Companies featured:   Mediscore – Philadelphia County Mediscore is a physician-led, tech-enabled chronic care management and risk adjustment solution for Medicare Advantage Payers and ACOs. Our point of care solution enables providers to diagnose, document, and manage chronically ill patients at the primary care level. Mediscore is led by Arhama Rushdi, JD President & Co-Founder, […]

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Ben Franklin Commits Grant and Support to Philly Startup Leaders’ Founded in Philly Accelerator

June 11, 2020

Support to increase the development of underrepresented founders in the Philadelphia region PHILADELPHIA (June 11, 2020)—To increase the Philadelphia region’s support and development of companies led by underrepresented founders, Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern has committed a grant of $150,000 for Philly Startup Leaders’ (PSL) Founded in Philly accelerator, along with a commitment of […]

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