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February, 2015


  1. H.B. Custom Media Founder Featured in Keystone Edge

    Scientists doing research in cutting-edge areas such as transgenic technology, stem cells, growing human organs, and in-vitro fertilization need media in which to grow tissue. BFTP/NEP client and TechVentures resident company, H.B. Custom Media, specializes in producing small volumes of media and reagents for researchers with limited budgets. The company has landed the National Institutes Continue Reading…

  2. EggZack Partners with Spindle on Hyper-Local Mobile Marketing Initiatives

    BFTP client EggZack and Spindle, Inc. (OTCQB: SPDL) will initially launch a bundled suite of services, including Point-of-Sale, payment processing, mobile couponing and beaconing programs, and local marketing and listing services to companies in the Phoenix, Arizona metro. Spindle will also invest in EggZack to provide capital to accelerate market rollout. Read more:

  3. Ben Franklin Announces Innovation Award Winners

    Winners to be Honored at May 7th iXchange Event The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania has announced the winners of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Innovation Awards. Winners will be honored at the Ben Franklin iXchange event, scheduled for 5:30 PM on Thursday, May 7th at the Zoellner Arts Center at Lehigh University. Awards will Continue Reading…

  4. Effort Foundry Depicted in Students’ Winning Manufacturing Video

    BFTP client Effort Foundry, Bath, was featured in a manufacturing video that earned the Viewers’ Choice Award in a regional video contest among 22 schools. The Northampton Area School District team produced the video that won top honors. Read more:

  5. Ready for the globalgreen rush? – CEWA Technologies and Summit Steel partner in the renewable energy sector

    Globally, renewable energy is near a tipping point. It is poised to move from subsidized, regulated alternative energy to clean, green, renewable energy able to compete head-to-head with fossil fuels and nuclear power based on price – with or without subsidies. Read more:

  6. Pitching Big or Pitching Small?

    Ralph Kramden was always pitching BIG. There must be a dozen episodes in which he dreams up a new way to make a financial killing. And when he pitches those ideas to his pal Norton or to his boss Mr. Marshall, he’s pitching them big. He never seemed to struggle with the presentation issue that Continue Reading…

  7. Medical device companies grow by sharing

    Formed in 2001, The Greater Reading Medical Device Group was created by the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania and is comprised of more than 80 professionals in the Greater Reading area. Read more:

  8. Cerora in Expert Panel on Neuro-Wearable Devices

    Cerora, Inc. participated at NeuroLaunch Investor Demo Day in Atlanta as CEO Adam Simon presented on an expert panel on the future of neuro-wearable devices. Read more:

  1. Keystone Edge Special Ben Franklin Edition

    Read the feature on Doug Petillo of Leading Edge Ventures and about Ben Franklin’s statewide accomplishments    

  2. LifeAire Systems Participates in Arab Health 2015

    LifeAire Systems was one of ten Pennsylvania companies selected to participate in the Arab Health conference recently held in Dubai. Arab Health is the second largest healthcare conference in the world, specifically focused on all aspects of the global healthcare market. Read more: