Daily Archives:
June 4th, 2013


  1. Lehigh Valley Business Feature: IQE puts a little Bethlehem in smartphones worldwide

    With more than 550 employees in 11 countries and more than $230 million in annual revenue, IQE Inc. of Bethlehem isn’t a small startup anymore. Even with that growth, the company, which got its start through the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania, still has strong ties with the organization that helped it get Continue Reading…

  2. TechVentures Scores LEED Gold Certification

    With its emphasis on technological innovation, it seems most fitting that Ben Franklin TechVentures2, the 2011 expansion of the business technology incubator/post incubator, has won a coveted gold rating from the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). Read more http://keystoneedge.com/innovationnews/LEED0530.aspx.

  3. Statewide Ben Franklin 30th Anniversary Retrospective

                      On December 6, 1982, Ben Franklin Technology Partners (BFTP) was founded by Governor Dick Thornburgh and the Pennsylvania legislature. BFTP has since become the gold standard for technology-based economic development in the country. BFTP is a national and international model, honored with numerous awards and commendations Continue Reading…

  4. The Statewide Economic Impact of Ben Franklin

    Ben Franklin Technology Partners is a catalyst for technology-based entrepreneurship and technological innovation and a driver of economic growth. To read the impact report click on the picture.  

  5. Three Pennsylvania Governors Help Ben Franklin Technology Partners Celebrate its 30th Anniversary

              HARRISBURG, PA – The Ben Franklin Technology Partners (BFTP), a statewide network that provides investment capital, business support services, incubation programs, and entrepreneurial training, celebrated its 30th anniversary with the help of three Pennsylvania governors.  With an introduction by State Senator John Gordner, the 30th Celebration Event was held from Continue Reading…