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Ben Franklin Announces Spring 2024 TechCelerator Finalists!

State College, PA – Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Central and Northern PA (CNP) is pleased to announce the selection of eight outstanding entrepreneurial teams to participate in the Spring 2024 TechCelerator Business Bootcamp. Following a rigorous application process, these finalists have been chosen for their innovative ideas and potential to make significant impacts in...

Two Local Erie Startups win Ben Franklin’s TechCelerator Business Bootcamp

On March 20, 2024, the Samuel P. Black III Knowledge Center in Penn State Behrend’s Knowledge Park buzzed with excitement as the Ben Franklin TechCelerator in Erie Finale unfolded, marking the culmination of a transformative 10-week program aimed at nurturing entrepreneurial talent in the Erie region. Eventive AI (Erin Kerner & Barry Snyder), an AI-powered...

Eight Ben Franklin TechCelerator Finalists Chosen from Erie, Pennsylvania!

Out of 14 applicants, eight finalists were selected to participate in Ben Franklin Technology Partner’s TechCelerator Business Bootcamp, a program designed to help entrepreneurs explore the likelihood of success for a startup business idea. These eight finalists, all located around Erie Pennsylvania, have innovative ideas that they will be working to enhance over the next...

Innovation Blossoms: Ben Franklin’s TechCelerator Business Bootcamp Winners Announced

In the heart of Pennsylvania's innovation ecosystem, a virtual pitch event held on Tuesday, September 12, 2023, marked a defining moment for seven entrepreneurial teams. Hosted by Ben Franklin Technology Partners, in collaboration with Invent Penn State, the TechCelerator Startup Boot Camp showcased the entrepreneurial spirit of these teams as they unveiled their groundbreaking business...

Ben Franklin’s TechCelerator Unveils Cutting-edge Innovations at Virtual Pitch Event!

Ben Franklin Technology Partners joins forces with the Invent Penn State initiative to showcase the Summer TechCelerator Cohort and their startup business ideas! For over a decade, the TechCelerator Startup Boot Camp has been supporting emerging entrepreneurs, and this year is no different. Witness seven entrepreneurial teams present their business concept to a panel of...

Ben Franklin Summer TechCelerator Finalists Chosen!

Out of 15 applicants, eight finalists were selected to participate in Ben Franklin Technology Partner’s Summer TechCelerator Business Bootcamp! These eight finalists have a startup idea they would like to explore the likelihood of success with the help of Ben Franklin’s experienced business coaches! The eight entrepreneurial teams chosen for the 2023 Summer program represent...

Ben Franklin’s Food and Beverage TechCelerator Winners Announced!

On Tuesday, March 28, 2023, Ben Franklin Technology Partners hosted a virtual pitch event for their Food and Beverage TechCelerator. Eight entrepreneurial teams presented their business startup ideas to a panel of judges, friends, and family for a chance to win money to help launch their startup. The judges awarded two prizes, while friends, family,...

Ben Franklin Spring TechCelerator Finalists Chosen!

Out of 25 applicants, eight finalists were selected to participate in Ben Franklin Technology Partner’s Spring TechCelerator Business Bootcamp! These eight finalists are all developing new products, processes, and solutions that are highly innovative and scalable. The TechCelerator program is a 10-week virtual business "boot camp" designed to assist inventors and very early-stage entrepreneurs in...

Ben Franklin’s Food and Beverage TechCelerator is hosting a Pitch Event!

Join us for a virtual event awarding up to $30,000 to a Pennsylvania-based food and beverage startup! Ben Franklin’s Food & Beverage TechCelerator recently offered a 10-week business startup boot camp for entrepreneurs who are developing scalable, innovative, and technology-focused products/services in the food and beverage industry. Eight entrepreneurial teams are currently in the process...

Ben Franklin’s TechCelerator Announces Winners of Fall Pitch Event

Six local entrepreneurial teams completed a ten-week business startup boot camp, offered by Ben Franklin’s TechCelerator program in partnership with Invent Penn State On Tuesday, November 29, 2022, these teams pitched their business concepts to a panel of judges to compete for a cash prize of $10,000. Audience members attending the pitch event virtually also...