“There is a full spectrum of assistance here in the Lehigh Valley’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and the most important aspect of that spectrum is how all of us work together to focus on the success of the client,” said BFTP/NEP’s Wayne Barz. Architrep started at BF TechVentures and is featured in the LVEDC e-newsletter: http://bit.ly/1Cg5goh
Join us on Thursday evening, May 7, 2015, at the Ben Franklin iXchange, a premier business and technology networking event for entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, educators, and business and community leaders. More than Continue Reading ...
The Ben Franklin iXchange combines the presentation of our annual Innovation Awards and a keynote address by a national speaker with a premier regional business technology networking event. View our video: https://vimeo.com/116814582
Click here to download a PDF of the 2014 annual report. Funding is what draws most companies to the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania. Early-stage firms are interested in Continue Reading ...
More than 550 technology entrepreneurs and other business people, venture capitalists, economic developers, political leaders and regional influencers from BFTP/NEP’s 21-county service area attended the annual Ben Franklin iXchange 2014. The iXchange combines the presentation of annual Innovation Awards and a keynote address by a national speaker with a premier regional business technology networking event.
Funding is an important element of the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s support of early-stage firms and established manufacturers. Ben Franklin’s “secret sauce” to extend our funds in support of companies is leverage. Read more in the new 2014 annual report: http://nep.benfranklin.org/2014-annual-report-leveraging-the-ben-franklin-investment/.
The PA Dept.of Community and Economic Development awarded $578,427 in tax credits to 12 Bethlehem start-up companies in the Southside Bethlehem Keystone Innovation Zone (KIZ), which is administered by the Bethlehem Economic Development Corp. Nine of the 12 KIZ tax credit recipients are clients or alumni of BFTP/NEP. Read more: http://bit.ly/1zyRyM8
Specializing in green microlasers for various applications, products for the military and newer products that Brown has invented and developed, Snake Creek Lasers has garnered acclamation for its quality and customer service. Read more: http://bit.ly/1Bb37ah
Ben Franklin alumnus Bally Ribbon Mills showcased the advanced woven thermal protection systems it is producing for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Orion spacecraft. A NASA Administrator visited Bally and toured the facility that is making products geared to extend human and robotic presence throughout the solar system. Read more: http://bit.ly/14RaTuk
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