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STATE COLLEGE, PA – Every year, dozens of PA startups get their start with Ben Franklin Technology Partners. The largest early-stage investor in the region, Ben Franklin provides investment capital, business support services, BIG IDEA Contests, and Startup Boot Camps to emerging tech-entrepreneurs and small manufacturers located in central and northern Pennsylvania.  Visit for program details.

At the December Board of Director’s meeting, the six companies listed below were approved to receive an investment:

Domestic Monitoring Initiative LLC, located in Erie, PA, offers a digital system that unobtrusively collects data from patients with mental health challenges, processes that information, and provides a dashboard/alert system for the purposes of proactive intervention.  For more information:

Dub Diversified LLC (DBA OhanaLink), located in Mercer PA, received funding to help with scaling sales traction and enhancing go-to-market and customer support activities for a platform that provides a private connection network to a diverse client base.  For more information:

Gig And Take Inc., located in Mechanicsburg, PA, is working with its pilot customers to bring Uber-like flexibility to people working in Manufacturing Factories and Warehouses. Their easy-to-use workforce scheduling platform provides front-line supervisors the reliability and predictability they need in managing their daily operations. For more information:

InspectionGo Inc., located in Tyrone, PA, developed a product that helps a home inspection company with its core business needs such as booking, accounting, training, and relationship building.  For more information:

OEE DataWatch, located in York, PA, has developed a product line of easy to install/use industrial automation control systems designed to help small manufacturers increase efficiencies and gain competitive advantage including seamless plc upgrades and non-intrusive data collection systems designed for legacy equipment.  For more information:

 Reflexion Interactive Technologies, located in Lancaster, PA, is commercializing a gamified neuro-training platform intended to help users increase athletic performance through visual and cognitive training while also accelerating recovery from injuries. For more information:



About Ben Franklin Technology Partners:

The largest seed investor in the region, Ben Franklin Technology Partners/CNP, (an initiative of the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development and funded by the Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority) provides investment capital and business support services to emerging tech-based companies and small, existing manufacturers.