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May 4th, 2016


  1. BFTP/NEP Participates in Inaugural PA Small Business Week

    The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP/NEP) joined with the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (PA DCED) in celebrating the first-ever Pennsylvania Small Business Week, May 1 – 7, 2016. Small Business Week is part of a nationwide event designed to highlight the significant contributions of small businesses and the resources Continue Reading…

  2. Ben Franklin Creates/Retains 987 Jobs in 2015

    The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP/NEP) has reported that  987 northeastern Pennsylvania jobs were created or retained as a result of its work in 2015, creating a cumulative total of 40,747 job creations or retentions since the program’s inception in 1983. Client companies raised an additional $20 million in follow-on funding from Continue Reading…

  3. Radius Toothbrush Exemplifies Regional Manufacturing

    Thought it has a far distribution network, Radius Toothbrush, Kutztown, shares space in a market dominated by familiar megabrands such as Reach and Oral B. About six years ago, Ben Franklin Technology Partners and Penn College in Williamsport helped Radius solve an important production materials problem. Read more via Lehigh Valley Business: http://bit.ly/1rnfdwS