Daily Archives:
February 21st, 2014


  1. Ben Franklin Alum OraSure Named PA Bio Impact Award Finalist

    OraSure Technologies, Inc. has been selected as a finalist in Pennsylvania Bio’s Patient Impact Award. This award recognizes a company or organization that has made a significant contribution to the quality of healthcare or length of life of patients in 2013. OraSure launched the first and only FDA approved in-home rapid HIV test. As one Continue Reading…

  2. Ben Franklin Supports Business Incubation in Lehigh Valley

    Bridgeworks, a business incubator run by theAllentown Economic Development Corporation(AEDC), offers space and support for early-stage ventures. Since 1989, it has been cultivating Lehigh Valley manufacturing companies. “Business incubators have become very popular lately,” says Bridgeworks Manager Anthony Durante. ” In the Lehigh Valley, we were one of two incubators opened in the 1980s, the Continue Reading…

  3. Ben Franklin Board Member Wins SUITS Award

    Barbara Lampe will be honored on March 25 at the Eighth Annual Lehigh Valley SUITS Awards for her accomplishments in Management Consulting. As a long-standing and eminently qualified resource to small- and medium-sized businesses in the region, Lampe demonstrates her commitment to the development and growth of area businesses, job creation, and economic improvement. She Continue Reading…

  4. Founder of Ben Franklin Client Appeeling Fruit Featured in Keystone Edge

    The convergence of two things led to the success of Appeeling Fruit Inc., a company that processes and packages fresh-sliced apples in convenient portion sizes. First came the development of a revolutionary method for keeping apples from browning when cut. Then came the growing consumer affection for fresh produce and healthy snacks. Read more: http://www.keystoneedge.com/founders/StephenCyganAppeelingFruit021314.aspx?utm_source=VerticalResponse&utm_medium=Email&utm_term=Stephen+Cygan+of+Appeeling+Fruit+Inc.&utm_content=%7bEmail_Address%7d&utm_campaign=Manufacturing+success+in+the+Lehigh+Valley

  5. Founder of Ben Franklin Client rVibe Featured in Keystone Edge

    Braydon Johnson-McCormick put his doctorate in musical composition and technological know-how to use, first in the corporate world, and then in starting rVibe, a company that provided legal music sharing and interactive concert broadcasts. Read more: http://keystoneedge.com/founders/founderbraydonjohnsonmccormick022014.aspx