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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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Ben Franklin Approved 1.3M in 9 Early Stage Companies

July 25, 2019

Companies featured*:   Avisi Technologies – Philadelphia County Avisi is a pre-clinical stage medical devices company developing VisiPlate, a nanotechnology-enabled ocular implant for treating glaucoma. Glaucoma is the world’s leading cause of irreversible blindness and will affect 80 million people globally by 2020. VisiPlate is 20x thinner than a human hair and aims to safely […]

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Ben Franklin Technology Partners Joins 3.0 University Place Project with 28,000 square ft. Innovation Floor

June 25, 2019

Will join The Wistar Institute in the 240,000 square foot, Life Sciences enabled, LEED v4 Platinum Building on Market Street at 41st PHILADELPHIA, Pa. —(June 25, 2019)—​University Place Associates (UPA) and Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania (Ben Franklin) have announced their collaboration to operate a new 28,500+ square ft. innovation center within UPA’s […]

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Ben Franklin Approved 1.14M in 8 Early Stage Companies

May 2, 2019

Companies approved for funding:   Advanced Absorbent Technologies – Chester County Advanced Absorbent Technologies (AAT) created and manufactures pulpless absorbent cores that are used in absorbent personal care products, such as adult incontinence underwear, baby diapers, and feminine hygiene pads. This technology enables the users to feel more comfortable, much cooler, and drier. Advanced Absorbent […]

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