Monthly Archives:
December, 2012


  1. Ben Franklin TechVentures Featured in NBIA Review

    Ben Franklin TechVentures was awarded Incubator of the Year 2012 by the National Business Incubation Association, and was featured in the most recent NBIA Review. Read the article.

  2. Ben Franklin to Invest $354,876 In Regional Economic Development

    The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s (BFTP/NEP) Board of Directors has approved the investment of $354,876 in support of regional economic development. BFTP/NEP’s goal is to help lead northeastern Pennsylvania to a better economic future by building partnerships that develop and apply technology for competitive advantage. To achieve this goal, Ben Franklin staff Continue Reading…

  3. Ben Franklin TechVentures: A Job Creation Factory

    Click here to download the TechVentures 2012 brochure.

  4. Altitude Marketing President Blogs on BFTP Tiger Session –

    Mentoring Tomorrow’s Business Leaders Today “Altitude Marketing has a long-standing partnership with Ben Franklin Technology Partners (BFTP) and we’ve seen the benefits of the organization’s technology-based economic development process.”  Read More at

  5. Four Ben Franklin Clients Honored in Business of the Year Awards

    Four clients or alumni of the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania were honored at the Lehigh Valley Business, Business of the Year Awards, presented on December 10th at Steel Stacks in Bethlehem, PA. EcoTech Marine, Bethlehem – Winner – Business of the Year (26-100 employees) — With its award-winning VorTech pump line, new Continue Reading…

  6. Happy 30th Birthday, Ben Franklin!

    In December 1982, 30 years ago, then Governor Dick Thornburgh signed legislation establishing the Ben Franklin Partnership Fund. That foresight resulted in the creation and retention of thousands of well-paid, sustainable jobs for Pennsylvanians. Ben Franklin Technology Partners significantly contributes to the Commonwealth’s economy, helping to create hundreds of early-stage technology firms, and supporting established Continue Reading…

  7. Ben Franklin TechVentures2 Recognized as a Sustainable Community

                        Ben Franklin TechVentures2® was recognized as a Sustainable Community by the Lehigh Valley Branch of the Delaware Valley Green Building Council (LV-DVGBC) at an event attracting more than 100 community and business leaders on November 26th. TechVentures was one of three nominees in the private Continue Reading…