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Press Releases from Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (12 total)

Ben Franklin to Invest $324,500 In Regional Economic Development

The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s (BFTP/NEP) Board of Directors has approved the investment of $324,500 in support of regional economic development. BFTP/NEP’s goal is to help lead northeastern Pennsylvania to a better economic future by building partnerships that develop and apply technology for competitive advantage. To achieve this goal, Ben Franklin staff concentrate their efforts on three key areas: 1. developing and growing early-stage technology-oriented companies, 2. helping

Ben Franklin Hosting Lehigh Valley Tech Radio Broadcast

In support of regional entrepreneurship, Ben Franklin TechVentures® began hosting the broadcast of LVTech Radio, a twice-monthly live radio show. Presented by Lehigh Valley Tech, the show features lively discourse about new technologies that are being developed in the Lehigh Valley and worldwide. Prior episodes of the show are online at http://radio.lehighvalleytech.org. Host Tim Lytle and co-hosts Anthony Durante and Mark Koberlein began broadcasting from Ben Franklin TechVentures on

Ben Franklin TechVentures2 Recognized as a Sustainable Community

Ben Franklin TechVentures2® was recognized as a Sustainable Community by the Lehigh Valley Branch of the Delaware Valley Green Building Council (LV-DVGBC) at an event attracting more than 100 community and business leaders on November 26th. TechVentures was one of three nominees in the private project category. “The DVGBC awards recognize dedication and support of sustainable and environmentally responsible planning, design, construction, and operations in the Lehigh Valley community,” said

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

Ben Franklin Creates/Retains 658 Jobs in 2011

The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP/NEP) has reported that 658 northeastern Pennsylvania jobs were created or retained as a result of its work in 2011. These results were accomplished in the organization’s 21-county service area, including Berks, Bradford, Carbon, Columbia, Lackawanna, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, Monroe, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Pike, Schuylkill, Snyder, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Wayne, and Wyoming counties. Impact results are a summation of the accomplishments of

Ben Franklin Announces Technology Forecaster as i xchange Keynoter

The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania has announced that technology forecaster Leonard Brody will be the keynote presenter at the Ben Franklin ixchange 2012. The i xchange will be held beginning at 5:30 pm on the evening of Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at the Zoellner Arts Center, Lehigh University, Bethlehem. The i xchange is the premier business networking opportunity in northeastern Pennsylvania. Last year, more than 500 technology

Ben Franklin to Invest $330,873 In Regional Economic Development

The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s (BFTP/NEP) Board of Directors approved the investment of $330,873 in support of regional economic development. BFTP/NEP’s goal is to help lead northeastern Pennsylvania to a better economic future by building partnerships that develop and apply technology for competitive advantage. To achieve this goal, Ben Franklin staff concentrate their efforts on three key areas: 1.developing and growing early-stage technology-oriented companies, 2.helping established manufacturers creatively

Ben Franklin TechVentures2 Wins 2010 PA Economic Development Project of the Year

The Pennsylvania Economic Development Association has selected Ben Franklin TechVentures2® as the winner of its 2010 Project of the Year. The competition recognizes projects that demonstrate job creation and retention, innovation and creativity, leveraging of resources, public/private partnerships, regional impact, excellence in site and building design, and sensitivity to the environment. Ben Franklin TechVentures2 was recognized at an awards ceremony in State College on October 4th. Ben Franklin TechVentures is

Ben Franklin TechVentures Named to Inc. Website's Top-10 List

Ben Franklin TechVentures®, owned and operated by the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP/NEP) has been selected as one of "10 Startup Incubators You Need to Watch" by Inc.com. The Ben Franklin Business Incubator (BFBI) program, Bethlehem, PA, has graduated 48 successful early-stage technology companies which together gross more than $408 million in annual revenue and have created 4,500 jobs. It is currently undergoing an expansion, Ben Franklin

Spillman Farmer Architects and Ben Franklin TechVentures win US EPA's 2011 ENERG …

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Friday June 3, 2011 - Spillman Farmer Architects and Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP/NEP) announce that Ben Franklin TechVentures2® has received first-place national honors in the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2011 ENERGY STAR Challenge Facebook Favorite Contest. The contest recognizes projects that combine energy-saving features and sustainability with architectural appeal. Ben Franklin TechVentures2 was selected from 79 entries exhibited at the American Institute of

Ben Franklin to Invest $135,000 In Regional Economic Development

The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s (BFTP/NEP) Board of Directors approved the investment of $135,000 in support of regional economic development. The investments are with one early-stage technology company, two established manufacturers, and one infrastructure project. BFTP/NEP’s goal is to help lead northeastern Pennsylvania to a better economic future by building partnerships that develop and apply technology for competitive advantage. To achieve this goal, Ben Franklin staff concentrate

Ben Franklin Announces Global Futurist as i xchange Keynoter

The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania has announced that global futurist Jack Uldrich will be the keynote presenter at the Ben Franklin ixchange 2011. The i xchange will be held beginning at 5:30 pm on the evening of Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at the Zoellner Arts Center, Lehigh University, Bethlehem. The i xchange is a premier business networking opportunity in northeastern Pennsylvania. Last year, more than 600 technology

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