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RoseAnn Rosenthal Steps Down as CEO of Ben Franklin Tech Partners

For 25 years, RoseAnn Rosenthal has served as the president and chief executive officer of Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania (Ben Franklin), the […]

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B.PHL Festival Highlights Innovation in Philadelphia’s Healthcare Industry

Philadelphia’s ever-expanding healthcare industry was a key topic of discussion during last week’s B.PHL Innovation Festival. A team of local titans in business, healthcare and science, including […]

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Ben Franklin Tech Partners Wins Grant to Boost Philly Life Sciences

Ben Franklin Technology Partners (BFTP), the region’s largest tech investor, just won a $633,555 grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) […]

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Q&A: Ben Franklin Tech Partners Is Doubling Down on Philly Life Sciences

Ben Franklin Technology Partners (BFTP) is a force for investment in the region’s early-stage tech companies. The organization has invested in 4,500 Pennsylvania-based tech companies since […]

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Ben Franklin Tech Partners Just Launched a New Venture Investment Fund

Local seed investor Ben Franklin Technology Partners has a new plan to funnel funds to startups in the region, and it involves tapping into private […]

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Philly Tech Investor to Double Down on Black, Latinx and Women Entrepreneurs in 2018

Philly’s tech community has ways to go before it’s truly inclusive of all kinds of Philadelphians. Efforts like the Institute of Hip Hop Entrepreneurship and […]

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Ben Franklin Just Pumped $4.4M Into Philly Startups

Ben Franklin Technology Partners has started off the fiscal year by setting the bar high. The organization recently announced that it made investments in 25 […]

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VitalTrax’s Clinical Trial App Has Hit the Market

VitalTrax — the clinical software platform that connects patients to clinical trials — just hit another major milestone. On Wednesday, the startup announced that its clinical […]

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Philly Entrepreneurs Should Tap Into This New Mentorship Network

It’s no secret that a mentor is one of the most valuable resources an entrepreneur can tap into. That’s why local tech alliance PACT and […]

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Ben Franklin Approved $1.7M for These 13 Philly-Area Startups

It’s been a busy few months for Ben Franklin Technology Partners, but the investment group won’t be taking a break as it heads into the […]

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Philly’s Impact Economy to Get $15M Boost With ImpactPHL Ventures

Ben Franklin Technology Partners celebrated the one-year anniversary of its ImpactPHL investment collaborative on Thursday with the unveiling of its largest funding initiative to date: a […]

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I Love My Job: Ben Franklin Tech Partners CEO RoseAnn B. Rosenthal

RoseAnn B. Rosenthal has been at the helm of Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania — one of country’s leading tech-focused economic development institutions […]

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Scenes From the Inaugural PHL Innovation Picnic

Thursday evening could not have been a more perfect time for Philadelphia’s innovation crowd to descend upon the Navy Yard to bask in the sun […]

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Ben Franklin Tech Partners Pumped $3.7M Into These 21 Philly-Area Startups Last Quarter

Tech investment powerhouse Ben Franklin Technology Partners released their third quarter investment plan this week and 21 early-stage companies got approved for investment. A total […]

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These 8 Startups Are in Ben Franklin’s First Fintech Accelerator Class

Ben Franklin Tech Partners just announced the eight startups participating in its inaugural fintech accelerator program and the list of companies gives us a strong […]