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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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REPORT: Ben Franklin & Clients Lifted Pa. Economy During Pandemic

April 20, 2021

Statewide initiative helped clients create 1,309 jobs, retain 12,446 more, and generate $1.8 billion in revenue to aid recovery efforts HARRISBURG, Pa. (April 20, 2021) — Ben Franklin Technology Partners and its network of entrepreneurial clients played a significant role in lifting Pennsylvania’s economy and keeping people employed during the pandemic by innovating against COVID-19 […]

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