The Ben Franklin Technology Partners makes seed investments in early-stage technology companies, funds innovation in established manufacturers, and supports clients with in-house experts and a network of proven technical and business resources. We help companies create and retain highly paid, sustainable jobs by transforming technology into commercial success and economic prosperity.
Challenges remain because of state funding shortfalls. With a focus on startups and innovation, Ben Franklin Technology Partners (BFTP) remains a powerful job creation and high-tech economic development engine for...
The commonwealth has historically been an innovation leader, and Pennsylvania retains a stable of effective, scalable innovation assets. This includes a robust university system that generates significant R&D, as well...
Forbes feature about Lehigh Valley economic renaissance by Jim Vinoski cites Ben Franklin start-up/client OraSure Technologies and manufacturer clients Crayola, Just Born, Inc., C. F. Martin & Co., and Victaulic: https://bit.ly/2Y5lBNv
For more than 35 years, the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania has led tech-based economic growth in the region by providing early-stage firms and established manufacturers access to the investment capital, expertise, infrastructure, and networks that foster innovation, growth, and success.
$ 3.90 return
to the state
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