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2018

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  1. Economic Effort Needs More Funds

    Development funding crucial for Pennsylvania’s prospects. Via Reading Eagle: https://bit.ly/2E7Dq4b

  2. What Makes Technology Different Today?

    Having spent years studying the impact of technology on human behavior, iXchange keynote speaker Curt Steinhorst equips professionals around the world to work smarter and stronger in this constantly connected age.

  3. What are Some Practices to Reduce the Noise Around You In and Out of the Workplace?

    Having spent years studying the impact of technology on human behavior, iXchange keynote speaker Curt Steinhorst equips professionals around the world to work smarter and stronger in this constantly connected age.

  4. What is Your Advice to Improve Communications Among Generations?

    Having spent years studying the impact of technology on human behavior, iXchange keynote speaker Curt Steinhorst equips professionals around the world to work smarter and stronger in this constantly connected age.

  5. How Do You Think Greater Interconnectivity has Most Changed the Way We Communicate and Why?

    Having spent years studying the impact of technology on human behavior, iXchange keynote speaker Curt Steinhorst equips professionals around the world to work smarter and stronger in this constantly connected age.

  6. Why are Digital Distractions so Dangerous in Business Today?

    Having spent years studying the impact of technology on human behavior, iXchange keynote speaker Curt Steinhorst equips professionals around the world to work smarter and stronger in this constantly connected age.

  7. How Do Marketers Attract and Maintain the Attention of Consumers?

    Having spent years studying the impact of technology on human behavior, iXchange keynote speaker Curt Steinhorst equips professionals around the world to work smarter and stronger in this constantly connected age.

  8. TRuCapSol Celebrates Grand Opening of its Bridgeworks Lab

    TRuCapSol, which accomplished much of its R&D at Ben Franklin TechVentures, is the newest tenant of the Allentown Economic Development Corp.’s Bridgeworks Enterprise Center. Bridgeworks is a member of the Ben Franklin Business Incubator Network. TRuCapSol manufactures time-release capsules for consumer products that are strong enough to protect their contents, such as the fragrance in Continue Reading…

  1. TechVentures Startup is Revolutionizing the Information Kiosk Industry

    HootBoard has developed a digital concierge platform, providing informative hardware and software in public places the way smartphones provide information in the palm of a user’s hand. Via LVEDC: https://bit.ly/2DQ37WG

  2. Ben Franklin to Invest $486,250 in Northeastern PA Economy

    The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s (BFTP/NEP) Board of Directors has approved the investment of $486,250 in support of regional economic development. BFTP/NEP announces the following early-stage company investments that are provided in the form of loans with warrants. HootBoard, https://www.hootboard.com/, Ben Franklin TechVentures Bethlehem, Northampton County Ben Franklin Investment: $100,000 Complete efforts to Continue Reading…

  3. Signallamp Wins Ben Franklin Venture Idol

    Signallamp Health, Scranton, won Ben Franklin Venture Idol, hosted by the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP/NEP), on Thursday evening, November 8. The event was held in the newly expanded Ben Franklin TechVentures® West Wing. TechVentures is the business technology incubator/post-incubator owned and managed by BFTP/NEP and located on Lehigh University’s Mountaintop Campus. Ken Continue Reading…

  4. HootBoard – New Ben Franklin TechVentures Resident Company  

     Technology That Customizes Information Kiosks Faster, Cheaper, and Better HootBoard is changing the way people get information in hotels, schools, hospitals and workplaces. The company has developed a digital concierge platform; in other words, Hootboard provides information-rich hardware and software in public places the way smart phones provide information in the palm of a user’s Continue Reading…

  5. Hero’s Kafe at Ben Franklin TechVentures Grand Opening

    Ecuadorean Entrepreneurs Garner Combined Economic Development Support Drawing on owner Daniela Torres’ experience as a chef and her husband, co-owner Xavier Martinez’s love for superheroes, the new Hero’s Kafe features a mix of Ecuadorean and European café classics and novelties. Daniela’s original artwork, featuring Star Wars characters and superhero action figures, complete the experience at Continue Reading…

  6. Silberline Expanding, Adding Capabilities

    Silberline Manufacturing Co. of Schuylkill County broke ground on a 22,000-square-foot manufacturing expansion, which will allow the company to produce pigments compatible with waterborne coating systems. Once finished, Silberline says it will be the “leading waterborne compatible aluminum pigment manufacturer in North America.” Via Morning Call: https://bit.ly/2q0MKi7

  7. Particle Sciences boosts manufacturing services with Pennsylvania site

    The 5,000-square-foot Bethlehem-based expansion responds to client demand, says president Robert Lee: “The market for services is growing, yet the supply of CMOs interested in taking on these complex drug products is not.” Via In-PharmaTechnologist.com: https://bit.ly/2NLCbsv

  8. East Penn Manufacturing Foresees Bright Future

    As worldwide demand for batteries grows, East Penn Manufacturing Co. and EnerSys, two of the world’s largest battery makers and both headquartered in Berks County, are expanding research and development. The two companies are exploring lithium-ion and lead-acid batteries for a variety of applications including telecommunications, electric vehicles and back-up power to electric grids. East Continue Reading…