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Ben Franklin Technology Partners Invests in 12 Tech Companies!

Twelve startup companies located in central and northern PA recently received an investment from Ben Franklin that will allow them to further develop a new product, process, or software application. The funding is typically used for prototype development, testing of new products, hiring additional employees, and helping grow company sales. At the recent September Board...

Gig and Take Raises $1.5 Million Pre-Seed Round!

MECHANICSBURG, PA – Gig and Take has closed a pre-seed round totaling $1.5 million led by Schematic Ventures with participation by Motivate Ventures and SHRM Labs (the venture capital arm of the Society of Human Resource Management). This capital will help fuel Gig and Take’s commercial expansion for the next two years.   Finding and retaining…

Ben Franklin Technology Partners Invests in 11 Tech Companies!     

Creating Jobs and Helping Grow the PA Economy! Eleven companies located in central and northern PA recently received an investment from Ben Franklin Technology Partners that will allow them to further develop and commercialize new products and/or software applications or stabilize operations in a long-standing manufacturing business. The Ben Franklin program has been investing in…

Take A Seat In Our Startup Boot Camp And You Might Take Home Up To $10,000!

Contact: Bob Dornich / Program Director 814-865-7332 / BobDornich@psu.edu STATE COLLEGE, PA –Ben Franklin’s TechCelerator@StateCollege, a partnership with the Invent Penn State initiative, is again offering local entrepreneurs, grad-students, professors, and university researchers a VIRTUAL 10-Week Business Startup Boot Camp. You’ll expand your network, engage with other successful entrepreneurs, discuss your business model with experts…

CONGRATULATIONS TO CONTROL LTD – THE LATEST WINNER OF BEN FRANKLIN’S PITCH EVENT!   

                                 Eight entrepreneurial teams just completed a ten-week, virtual, business startup boot camp.  This exciting program has been offered by Ben Franklin’s TechCelerator @State College, in partnership with the Invent Penn State initiative, for ten years. On Tuesday, June 14,…

WINNERS ANNOUNCED IN $50,000 PA WILDS BIG IDEA CONTEST!

DUBOIS, PA – In partnership with the PA WILDS Center for Entrepreneurship, and with funding support provided by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), Ben Franklin Technology Partners’ recent innovation competition targeted the counties of Centre, Clarion, Clearfield and Jefferson located in the PA WILDS. Ben Franklin has been offering Pennsylvania entrepreneurs and small manufacturers the…

Ben Franklin Investments Pay Huge Dividends for Pa.

HARRISBURG, Pa. (April 26, 2022) — Ben Franklin Technology Partners and its network of clients continue to bring to market cutting-edge ideas that directly impact Pennsylvania’s economy by driving investments, fostering the entrepreneurial ecosystem, supporting innovation in established manufacturers, and cultivating, attracting, and retaining in-demand talent, according to the most recent economic and performance assessment….

THE TECHCELERATOR@STATE COLLEGE ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF PITCH EVENT!

Recently, eight entrepreneurial teams completed a ten-week, virtual, business startup boot camp.  This exciting program has been offered by Ben Franklin’s TechCelerator @State College, in partnership with the Invent Penn State initiative, for ten years. On Tuesday, March 22, 2022, beginning at 2:00 PM, the teams pitched their business concepts to a panel of independent…

COMPANIES RECEIVE INVESTMENT FROM BEN FRANKLIN TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS

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 Tech Startup Boot Camps to emerging tech-entrepreneurs and small manufacturers located in central and northern Pennsylvania.  Visit www.cnp.benfranklin.org…

STARTUPS RECEIVE INVESTMENT FROM BEN FRANKLIN TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS

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 www.cnp.benfranklin.org for…