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  1. The Importance of University Partnerships

    BFTP client and serial entrepreneur,  Dr. R. Sam Niedbala, CEO of CryoConcepts, LP, Bethlehem, producer of patented cryosurgical tools for physicians, veterinarians, aestheticians, and consumers, presents to the PA House of Representatives Policy and Appropriations committees on how BFTP helped his company. https://wi.st/2PPLZGA

  2. Gas Pedal to the Floor

    BFTP client, Nick Gilson, CEO of Gilson Snow, Inc., Winfield, manufacturer of innovative snowboards and skis, presents to the PA House of Representatives Policy and Appropriations committees on how BFTP helped his company.  https://wi.st/2JF2O3p

  3. Pa. must do more to help tech-based entrepreneurs

    The key to keeping the sought-after, tech-based entrepreneurs here in Pennsylvania is ensuring they have access to the essential support and resources they need to bring their business ideas to life. However, a recent report by the Brookings Institution found that Pennsylvania is not doing all it can to create jobs and grow its tech-based economy. Continue Reading…

  4. How an Innovation Economy Helps Companies Create Jobs

    Comcast Newsmakers interviews BFTP Director of Statewide Initiatives Ryan Glenn about Pennsylvania’s innovation economy and how we can avoid falling behind other states if we address challenges, as researched by The Brookings Institution. View.

  5. Ben Franklin is a proven resource.

    BFTP client, Catherine Bailey, Rea.deeming Beauty, Inc., manufacturer of Beautyblender, presents to the PA House of Representatives Policy and Appropriations committees on how BFTP helped her company. https://wi.st/2mlEzi0

  6. PA needs to invest more in business innovation.

    When I launched Saladax Biomedical Inc. in 2004, we planned to locate in New Jersey. But New Jersey didn’t offer us the support we needed, so we started in Ben Franklin’s business incubator in Bethlehem. Ben Franklin invested in us, introduced us to experts and advised us through many startup issues. We went on to Continue Reading…

  7. It’s time to restore funding to PA’s tech-based job-creation engine.

    Entrepreneurship feature on statewide funding of BFTP. Via NETWORK MAGAZINE: https://bit.ly/2UGclPe

  8. 4 Reasons Why: Business Incubation is Vital to Early-Stage Technology Firms.

    Business incubators provide innovative entrepreneurs and start-up companies with access to needed essential support services when they are most at risk – during their formative years. Blog by Chad Paul, BFTP/NEP CEO: https://bit.ly/2IsCuJT

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Small is Different from Big

    If you’ve ever wanted to read a story that compares the study of business with the study of physics, this is the story for you. And it’s about the difference between small and big. In this column, originally published in the Spring 2018 Network magazine, Ben Franklin Manager of Entrepreneurial Services Wayne Barz, discusses fundamental Continue Reading…

  8. BFTP’s Okrepkie on tecBridge Radio

    BFTP Pocono Northeast Regional Manager Ken Okrepkie was featured in a podcast on 94.3 The Talker on September 30th. Okrepkie addresses business incubation and the entrepreneurial climate in Northeastern PA. Via tecBridge Radio: http://www.tecbridgepa.org/tecbridge-radio.