Ben Franklin


Entrepreneurs, Start-up & Early-Stage Companies

Entrepreneurs are the lifeblood of our economy—and nowhere is this truer than in the technology sector. Some of the greatest innovations and life-changing ideas are born in small, early-stage companies and research labs around the Commonwealth.

But it takes more than enthusiasm and a great idea to develop a successful business. Building a company and commercializing a product or process takes…

  • Leadership
  • Funding
  • Business expertise
  • A professional network of support

Ben Franklin Technology Partners:
The Best Investment for Pennsylvania

Since 1983, Ben Franklin Technology Partners has proven time and time again that early-stage companies are among the best investments that Pennsylvania can make. BFTP plays a critical role by providing sound business advice, access to a wide-reaching network of experts, and a financial bridge between the personal assets of the entrepreneur and funding from outside investors. In this way, BFTP gives start-up companies the momentum to develop prototypes, build their management teams and win early customers.

If you are an entrepreneur with an innovative idea for a product, process or company and need business, technical or financial assistance, contact your regional Ben Franklin partner today to find out how we can help take your idea from concept to marketplace. Blaze a new path by following in the footsteps of the successful BFTP alumni companies that have come before you.