News Type: Reports

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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2020 Economic Impact of Ben Franklin Technology Partners Report

April 20, 2021

Ben Franklin Technology Partners released its Impact Report, based on its activity in Pennsylvania in 2020. Review the details in the full report here.

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CY: 2020 Ben Franklin Approved $6.9 Million in 46 Companies

March 8, 2021

Learn more about the Save Our Startups capital initiative and check out some of the SOS companies that received funding.   To view details about each company, visit our directory page. Digital Health BINTO BioVeras Cassian Solutions Mediscore* Oncora Medical Repisodic, Inc Physical Sciences Asylon Deepwave Digital* H20 Degree Holganix Kapsul Optical Inventory Solutions Simply […]

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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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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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