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56 Startups Got Their “START” With Ben Franklin’s TechCelerator @State College!

STATE COLLEGE, PA –You could be number 57! With 56 companies launched that have raised $19M in start-up funds and generated $8M in revenue, this proven methodology can work for you too! Ben Franklin’s TechCelerator @State College is inviting area entrepreneurs, researchers, and grad- students to participate in their next 10-Week Boot Camp. If you…

The eCenter@LindenPointe and Ben Franklin Technology Partners are co-sponsoring an exciting new business competition!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ketaki Desai | kdesai@lindenpointe.com Tel. (724) 981-1829 Web: www.ecenterlindenpointe.com/viaecenter   HERMITAGE, PA – YOU COULD WIN $25,000! Do you have an innovative business concept? The eCenter@LindenPointe and Ben Franklin Technology Partners (www.cnp.benfranklin.org) are co-sponsoring an exciting new business competition! You don’t have to be located in Mercer County or even Western…

Thinking About Starting Your Own Business? Check out Ben Franklin’s TechCelerator Program for Startups!

South Central PA – Ben Franklin’s TechCelerator Program is inviting area entrepreneurs, researchers, software developers or anyone with a new business idea to attend their next 8-Week Boot Camp for Business Startups. This exciting program has already helped launch more than 25 companies in the area, and yours could be next! The sessions begin Thursday,…

Do You Have an Accounting Background?

We are looking for a coordinator of office and accounting practices in our State College office.  The successful candidate will support the needs of the clients of the Ben Franklin Transformation Business Services Network over our 32 county footprint. Primary responsibility is to develop, recommend and implement procedures to ensure uniform and efficient accounting practices, internal controls,…

WE HAVE TWO OPEN POSITIONS IN OUR CENTRAL PA OFFICE LOCATION!

Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Central and Northern Pa, is the largest early-stage investor and supporter of tech-start-up companies across our 32-county footprint. Headquartered in State College, and with offices in Erie, Harrisburg and Altoona, Ben Franklin/CNP’s high-risk, early-stage investments, along with robust management assistance, help local entrepreneurs launch tech startups, create jobs, and increase…

Eleven More Central PA Companies Just Received Ben Franklin Funding!

STATE COLLEGE, PA – Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Central & Northern PA has been investing in tech-startups and small manufacturers for nearly 35 years.  If you are developing a new, innovative product, process, or software application, let us help you get from StartUP to UP and running! To learn more about the Ben Franklin…

Ben Franklin Congratulates Brian Krier on his New Position with the Center!

State College, PA – Ben Franklin Technology Partners is pleased to announce that Mr. Brian Krier, the current Portfolio Manager for the Altoona/Johnstown region, has accepted the position of Marketing Research Director for the Center’s Transformation Business Services Network. In this position, Brian and his colleague, Nate Porter, will be responsible for doing in-depth marketing…

BECOME PART OF BEN FRANKLIN’S NWPA TEAM!

Join Ben Franklin Technology Partners, the largest early-stage-company investor in NW Pa, in delivering top-notch business and management assistance to a portfolio of Ben Franklin companies and prospects. As part of the BF Transformation Business Services team, you will play a significant role in helping technology start-up businesses grow and succeed. We are looking for…

Shell Petrochemical Complex (“Cracker”) is a Game Changer in PA!

In June 2016, Shell announced their decision to build the ethane cracker plant and petrochemical complex in Beaver County, PA. This announcement has been referred to as a “game changer” by Governor Wolf, and is viewed as a significant economic development catalyst for Pennsylvania. This article is a summary of a more comprehensive white paper…

The Penn State EdTech Network Wants To Hear Your BIG IDEA!

STATE COLLEGE, PA – Do you have a BIG IDEA about how to use technology, media, or new teaching theories to create a positive learning environment for students of any age? If so, this contest is for you! The Penn State EdTech Network’s BIG IDEA Contest, powered by Ben Franklin Technology Partners and co-sponsored by…