Daily Archives:
January 22nd, 2015


  1. 2014 Annual Report: Leveraging the Ben Franklin Investment

    Click here to download a PDF of the 2014 annual report. Funding is what draws most companies to the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania. Early-stage firms are interested in seed capital and investments for product development. Cash investments in early-stage firms are critical; indeed young firms are often said to be in a Continue Reading…

  2. Ben Franklin iXchange 2014 Recap

    More than 550 technology entrepreneurs and other business people, venture capitalists, economic developers, political leaders and regional influencers from BFTP/NEP’s 21-county service area attended the annual Ben Franklin iXchange 2014. The iXchange combines the presentation of annual Innovation Awards and a keynote address by a national speaker with a premier regional business technology networking event.

  3. BFTP 2015 Annual Report – The Energy of New Ideas

    In 1752, Ben Franklin discovered many new things about electricity. Flash forward 263 years, and the organization that carries Ben’s name continues to support the discovery and harnessing of the Energy of New Ideas. Read more in the 2015 annual report.  

  4. LifeAire and Skaffl Listed as PA Companies to Watch

    Ben Franklin clients LifeAire Systems and Skaffl were included in Keystone Edge’s list of 18 Commonwealth companies to watch in 2015. Read more: http://bit.ly/1yRVCYd

  5. Bethlehem start-ups earn thousands in tax credits

    The PA Dept.of Community and Economic Development awarded $578,427 in tax credits to 12 Bethlehem start-up companies in the Southside Bethlehem Keystone Innovation Zone (KIZ), which is administered by the Bethlehem Economic Development Corp. Nine of the 12 KIZ tax credit recipients are clients or alumni of BFTP/NEP. Read more: http://bit.ly/1zyRyM8