News Type: Reports

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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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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CY: 2019 Ben Franklin Approved $4.6 Million in 28 Companies

March 2, 2020

To view details about each company, visit our directory page. Digital Health Bainbridge Health Transparent Health Marketplace BINTO Physical Sciences exyntechnologies Advanced Absorbent Technologies Sage Smart Garden Kinetic Ceramics Simply Good Jars ASI Drives Information Technology LeagueSide Noble Route Dynamics Buyside Vomos Thrive Commerce LoanStar Kognition Verif-y Social Detection Circonus Near Miss Management Employee Cycle […]

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Ben Franklin Approved $1.25M in 6 Early Stage Companies

January 31, 2020

Companies featured:   LoanStar – Delaware County LoanStar solves bank and credit unions’ largest challenge, finding lending opportunities, by enabling them to offer instant point-of-sale consumer loans. Lenders have a need for loans greater than at any point in history. LoanStar provides the technology, tools, knowledge and training to position banks and credit unions back […]

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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 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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CY 2018: Ben Franklin Approved $8.1 Million in 51 Companies

March 4, 2019

Digital Health Accolade Astarte Medical Partners Bainbridge Health Neuroflow Oncora Medical Repisodic Ride RoundTrip TrekIt Physical Sciences Agileswitch Asylon Augean Components Company of America  – CCOA Deepwave Digital* Eaos Ghost Robotics Independence Led Lighting LocoRobo Innovations Onvector PDA Companies Prechorus Information Technology Bakround Blogger Republik LLC CampusESP Cognitive Operational Systems (COSY) dashdsk Dr. Ayala’s Magic […]

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Ben Franklin Approved 1.7M in 12 Early Stage Companies

February 4, 2019

Companies approved for funding:   Lithero – Philadelphia County Founded in 2015, Lithero is an AI software company that uses machine learning to streamline marketing regulatory compliance review in the life sciences industry. As a consultant and global team leader in the life sciences industry, Nyron Burke witnessed the overwhelming challenges of marketing regulatory compliance […]

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Ben Franklin Approved 3M in 17 Early Stage Companies

November 8, 2018

Companies approved for funding:   Wearwell – Philadelphia County wearwell makes it effortless for women to find clothes that fit their style and their values. Think positively impacting workers’ rights and environmental sustainability. wearwell does this through a one-of-a-kind personalized shopping experience and is an e-commerce and market analytics startup working to revolutionize the way […]

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