Eventuosity – New Ben Franklin TechVentures Resident Company Posted on Monday, February 8th, 2016 in Client & Alumni News

 Many event planners still utilize time-consuming and potentially error-prone manual processes to plan and manage their programs. This takes their focus away from executing the strategic aspects of their events that support Continue Reading ...

Breaking the Social Media and Mobile Marketing Barrier Posted on Friday, February 5th, 2016 in Client & Alumni News

MindMe Solo,  a new mobile marketing solution for small business, will present a seminar on March 22 at Ben Franklin TechVentures showcasing four marketing professionals and the critical social media and mobile marketing strategies that drive their success. http://bit.ly/1PUshi0

OraSure Announces Record Revenues for 2015 Posted on Thursday, February 4th, 2016 in Client & Alumni News

Annual earnings of $0.14 per share beat analysts’ estimates of $0.09 per share for the year, as did revenues of $119.7 million, which were up 12 percent over 2014. Those numbers were helped along by a strong fourth quarter, in which OraSure reported a profit of $4.6 million on revenues of $32.4 million. Read more: http://bit.ly/1P9ixTV; Morning Call coverage: http://bit.ly/1VR56K4

Greater Hazleton CAN BE Incubator Welcomes New Tenants Posted on Friday, January 29th, 2016 in Client & Alumni News

Three new companies — including one that has already landed a big federal contract — have set up shop in the Greater Hazleton CAN BE incubator in the last two months. The Greater Hazleton CAN BE incubator is a member of the Ben Franklin Business Incubator Network. BFTP Regional Manager Ken Okrepkie comments. Read more, via Standard-Speaker: http://bit.ly/1SeoDGA  

East Penn Manufacturing Earns Industry Award Posted on Friday, January 29th, 2016 in Client & Alumni News

  U.S. lead-acid batteries company East Penn Manufacturing has scooped the 2016 Most Valuable Supplier Award from the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association. The trade association recognized East Penn’s “commitment to their dealer network, 8,000 employees and the community.” Read more: http://bit.ly/23ymMQg

Giorgio Fresh Riding the Wave of Increased Organic Mushrooms Posted on Friday, January 29th, 2016 in Client & Alumni News

Giorgio Fresh is one of the nation’s largest mushroom producers. In addition to its extensive conventional line, the company also offers a full line of Pennsylvania Certified Organic mushrooms and is among the largest organic mushroom growers in the country. Read more: http://bit.ly/20bC8ek

Noble Biomaterials Emerges as Leader in the Anti-odor and Wearables Markets Posted on Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 in Client & Alumni News

Noble Biomaterials, Inc., Scranton, is joining brand partners at ISPO Munich, January 24-27. Noble’s XT2® and Circuitex™ technologies emerged as key players in the antimicrobial and smart textile markets in 2015. XT2® Anti-Odor Technology utilizes the benefits of silver to eliminate offensive smells by inhibiting the growth of bacteria directly on the surface of garments that consume sweat. Read more: http://prn.to/1Pw1EG9

OraSure Technologies profiled in LVEDC video Posted on Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 in Client & Alumni News

BFTP Alumnus OraSure Technologies, a national leader in point-of-care diagnostic tests and specimen collection devices, designed a rapid test to screen patients for Ebola. In this Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corp. (LVEDC) video, OraSure President and CEO Douglas Michels discusses the company, the new test, plans for the future, and the economic benefits of the Lehigh Valley.  http://bit.ly/1ONfiBi

LifeAire expanding sales outside the U.S. Posted on Friday, January 22nd, 2016 in Client & Alumni News

LifeAire Systems has demonstrated that its state-of-the-art air filtration and purification systems can improve pregnancy rates at in-vitro fertilization clinics. Twenty of the nation’s top hospitals and health centers already have installed the systems. Now the five-employee start-up company is expanding its market outside the U.S. Morning Call coverage: bit.ly/1ZHwOtG

Cernostics’ Work Complements VP Biden’s “Moonshot to Cure Cancer” Phila. Announcement Posted on Thursday, January 14th, 2016 in Client & Alumni News

Cernostics, Inc., Bethlehem, has developed a diagnostic and prognostic test that predicts the risk of developing esophageal cancer. Esophageal cancer is among the most deadly cancers, with a five-year survival rate of Continue Reading ...
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