Monthly Archives:
October, 2013


  1. First Northeastern PA-Based Crowd Funding Event at Ben Franklin Venture Idol

    The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania will host the first crowd funding event in Northeastern Pennsylvania on Thursday, November 21 at Ben Franklin Venture Idol. Ben Franklin Venture Idol is like a cross between Shark Tank® and American Idol®, but with entrepreneurs and investors instead of vocalists and celebrities. After earning their way Continue Reading…

  2. Ben Franklin TechVentures Wins Sustainability Award

    The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania has announced that the expansion of its Ben Franklin TechVentures® (BFTV) business incubator/post incubator facility has won a Lehigh Valley Sustainability Award, private project category, from the Delaware Valley Green Building Council (DVGBC). Selected from among four finalists, BFTV was honored as an example of sustainable facility Continue Reading…

  3. Ben Franklin to Invest $621,804 In Regional Economic Development

    The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s (BFTP/NEP) Board of Directors has approved the investment of $621,804 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…

  4. Ben Franklin Regional Manager on Berks County TV

    Women in manufacturing discussed their experiences on Berks County TV on October 11th. Connie Faylor, Regional Manager, Greater Reading/Berks and Schuylkill was one of the panelists. View the story; Connie Faylor speaks at 3:10 and 17:41:

  5. Morning Call and Keystone Edge Feature Ben Franklin Client Grant Recipients

    Morning Call: Feds Betting on Local Biotech Startups – Read more. Keystone Edge: $11.5 M in federal grants and the “Good Housekeeping Seal” to four Ben Franklin Biotech Clients – Read more.

  6. Ben Franklin Venture Idol Featured on WFMZ TV

    Ten fledgling companies from throughout Pennsylvania will be competing next month for a cut of $15,000. It’s part of ‘Ben Franklin Venture Idol,’ an annual event put on by Ben Franklin Technology Partners in Bethlehem. Watch the coverage and read more.

  7. Ben Franklin Alumnus Applied Separations Featured in Keystone Edge

    Carbon dioxide, in its supercritical-fluid state can extract caffeine from coffee and cinnamon oil from plants. It can dye fabrics without water. There are hundreds of applications that are useful in many industries. Applied Separations is in the center of research and manufacturing of systems to put supercritical fluids to use. And the company is Continue Reading…