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May 8th, 2013


  1. i xchange 2013

    Stories of Challenge, Perseverance, and Success – Celebrating 30 Years

  2. Ben Franklin TechVentures Earns LEED Gold Certification

    Ben Franklin TechVentures® (BFTV) has announced that its expansion has earned the gold rating under the United States Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system for new construction. LEED is an internationally recognized standard that promotes sustainability in building design, construction, and operation.  The USGBC developed LEED to facilitate Continue Reading…


    Ben Franklin Technology Partners helps startups arrive and established businesses thrive. Last month, CyOptics Inc. of Breinigsville was acquired by California-based Avago Technologies Limited for $400 million. CyOptics, which develops core optical technologies to enable bandwidth for high-speed networks, is one of the many success stories of a Lehigh Valley-based technology economic development organization that Continue Reading…

  4. 550+ Attend Ben Franklin ixchange

    On Tuesday, May 7th, the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP/NEP) hosted its annual i xchange at the Zoellner Arts Center on the campus of Lehigh University in Bethlehem. More than 550 technology entrepreneurs, business people, venture capitalists, economic developers, political leaders, and regional influencers from Ben Franklin’s 21-county service area attended. The Continue Reading…