Monthly Archives:
February, 2016


  1. Ben Franklin Announces Innovation Award Winners

    Winners to be Honored at May 17th 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 5:00 PM on Tuesday, May 17th at the Zoellner Arts Center at Lehigh University, Bethlehem. Awards Continue Reading…

  2. Thor Power Provides 93% System Efficiency

    Thor Power’s GRISMIR power device provides the best power in its class (1 to 6 hp) and also the best efficiency. Its operating range system efficiency is 87-93%, which exceeds all IEW standards. Read more:

  3. GiveGab’s Benevolent Social Network

    Co-founder and CEO of, Charlie Mulligan, shares the story of how it all began, how it evolved, and where this platform for non-profits is going on WHCU radio interview.

  4. Cerora Featured in StartUp Health NOW! A New Era for Brain Health

    Adam Simon, CEO of BFTP client, Cerora, discusses how his company is transforming the detection of brain injuries. Cerora creates objective and accurate diagnostic information about the brain using multiple modes of information with a real-time portable device. The interview was held at the Cleveland Clinic 2015 Medical Innovations Summit. View:

  5. Highwood Announces Expansion

    Burgeoning demand and expanded product offerings have necessitated a third expansion of Highwood USA, a manufacturer of high-quality synthetic wood products for the spa and furniture industries. The expansion, completed on December 1, 2015, added more than 25,000 SF of new offices, labs, and production space. The company’s growing outdoor/patio furniture business required the added Continue Reading…

  6. Eventuosity – New Ben Franklin TechVentures Resident Company

    Many event planners still utilize time-consuming and potentially error-prone manual processes to plan and manage their programs. This takes their focus away from executing the strategic aspects of their events that support key organizational objectives such as sales lead generation, brand promotion, education, and advocacy. This misdirected focus results in a sub-optimal brand presentation and Continue Reading…

  7. Breaking the Social Media and Mobile Marketing Barrier

    MindMe Solo,  a new mobile marketing solution for small business, will present a seminar on March 22 at Ben Franklin TechVentures showcasing four marketing professionals and the critical social media and mobile marketing strategies that drive their success.

  8. LVstartup Posts February Edition

    The February edition of LVstartup includes articles on Ben Franklin TechVentures, clients LifeAire Systems and Cernostics, and Bridgeworks Enterprise Center, a member of the Ben Franklin Business Incubator Network.

  1. OraSure Announces Record Revenues for 2015

    Annual earnings of $0.14 per share beat analysts’ estimates of $0.09 per share for the year, as did revenues of $119.7 million, which were up 12 percent over 2014. Those numbers were helped along by a strong fourth quarter, in which OraSure reported a profit of $4.6 million on revenues of $32.4 million. Read more: Continue Reading…