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  1. 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.

  2. 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

  3. 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…

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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…

  5. 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.  

  6. Success Story – Saladax Biomedical

    Sal Salamone, Ph.D., CEO of BFTP/NEP client Saladax Biomedical, Ben Franklin TechVentures, Bethlehem – http://bit.ly/2w4KFD9 

  7. Success Story – FMI

    – Successful Ben Franklin alumnus client: Kevin Rhodes, CEO and founder of BFTP/NEP client FMI, Allentown – http://bit.ly/2wVio3d 

  8. Success Story – Custom Processing Services

     Successful Ben Franklin client Gregg Shemanski, president of Custom Processing Services, Reading, describes his company and BFTP’s support – http://bit.ly/2w1IFPr