The BIG IDEA Business Plan Contest Starts Today in Central & South Central PA!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 18, 2013
STATE COLLEGE – Have you been thinking about starting a business based on a new, tech-based product or process? Your Idea could win one of two $25,000 Cash Prizes in Ben Franklin’s BIG IDEA Business Plan Contest.
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Ben Franklin’s eMarketing Learning Center Offers “Early Bird” Rate for Digital Marketing Training
STATE COLLEGE, PA - Ben Franklin’s eMarketing Learning Center is bringing Digital Marketing Training courses to State College on November 7-9, 2012. Attendees can save up to $146 by signing up for the complete package which includes five essential, timely sessions on digital media and marketing technologies and a “Certificate of Achievement in Essentials in eMarketing.” Early Bird Rates Expire October 26, 2012. (more)
Ben Franklin Invests $1.8 Million In Central & Northern PA
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 2, 2012
STATE COLLEGE, PA – Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Central and Northern PA, is pleased to announce that eleven companies, located in the 32-county footprint served by the Program, were recently approved to receive an investment. The Center’s Board of Directors also agreed to support funding for four translational research projects conducted with PA-based university partners. (more)
Ben Franklin Announces Winner of the $50,000 BIG IDEA Business Plan Contest!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 31, 2012
ERIE, PA – The Ben Franklin Venture Investment Forum and Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Central and Northern PA announced the winner of the $50,000 BIG IDEA Business Plan Contest.
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How Patent Reform Impacts Your Small Business
The implementation of Patent Reform takes place in March 2013. Between now and then, if your company develops new ideas that may be patentable, you need to know how the rules will change so you can prepare your company and your ideas.
Ben Franklin Venture Investment Forum is sponsoring a seminar ... (more)