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Ben Franklin Leads in Jobs Count

Funding America’s most innovative entrepreneurs allows them to transform breakthrough ideas into emerging growth companies that drive job creation and economic growth. According to a 2011 Global Insight study, venture-backed companies accounted for nearly 12 million jobs and $3.1 trillion in revenues in the United States in 2010. See how well Ben Franklin statewide fared in the newly released National Venture Capital Association VC Jobs Count - 3rd column, 2nd row at http://www.nvca.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=375&Itemid=680

The Ben Franklin program was created by the state of Pennsylvania to play a leadership role in strengthening regional economies, building the state's technology economy, and creating and retaining high-wage, high-skilled jobs.

Laura Eppler
Director, Marketing
Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania
116 Research Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18015
610-758-5200

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