Get Funding

Do you need startup funding? Are you developing a new tech-based product,process, or software application?

Ben Franklin Technology Partners has been investing in startups in PA for more than 30 years.

How much money can you get?

Tech startups can potentially receive up to four yearly infusions of cash totaling around $500,000. Small manufacturers may be eligible for a one time investment of up to $250,000.

How can you spend the money?

A few examples of how our portfolio clients typically use our funding include:

  • Software development
  • Prototype development
  • Beta testing
  • Sales and marketing expenses
  • Customer site visits
  • Trade show participation
  • Hiring employees
  • Developing a new delivery model for an existing service

Is there anything that Ben Franklin’s money can’t fund?

Our money can’t be used for land, buildings, machinery and equipment, or retail/restaurant/salon related startups.

Eligibility Requirements


Process Overview


Initial Application