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Pennsylvania Innovation Shines at Ben Franklin Northeast’s Venture Idol

Pennsylvania Innovation Shines at Ben Franklin Northeast’s Venture Idol Bethlehem startup Ilico Genetics Named the Winner Fernando Alarcon of Ilico Genetics | Photography by Marco Calderon Bethlehem-based startup Ilico Genetics won the 20th annual Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s Venture Idol event, held at TechVentures on April 25, 2024. Ilico Genetics is developing Continue Reading...

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TechVentures 4,495 SQ Office Suite – Available for Rent

Looking for the perfect workspace? Look no further! Located in the Keystone Innovation Zone (KIZ), Ben Franklin Northeast has a 4,495 square foot private office suite available on our third floor which includes 4 private offices, a bathroom, and a small kitchenette. Rent is inclusive of customary utility services – heat, air conditioning, hot water, Continue Reading...

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TechVentures Electronics Lab – Available for Rent

1,881 square feet of TechVentures Electronics Lab space available for rent Details: ✔️ Power: 120-208 v Single Phase, 208-480 v Three Phase ✔️ Vacuum ✔️ Compressed Air ✔️ Fire Suppression System ✔️ Cooling: building A/C system with additional 15 ton Liebert A/C Tenants get access to: ✔️ 24/7 access with video surveillance ✔️ Scheduling conference Continue Reading...

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Ben Franklin Northeast Announces New TechVentures Portfolio Manager

NEWS RELEASE Tuesday, March 5, 2024 Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (Ben Franklin Northeast) has announced the appointment of Saima Farooq to TechVentures Portfolio Manager. In this role, she will manage the 40+ early-stage companies housed at TechVentures, a 130,000-square-foot incubator/post-incubator facility located on Lehigh’s Mountaintop Campus. Portfolio companies include AI and software Continue Reading...

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Ben Franklin Northeast Announces $2.3 Million in Q1 Investments

Ben Franklin Northeast Announces $2.3 Million in Q1 Investments Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (Ben Franklin Northeast) has approved $2.3 million in investments during Q1 of Fiscal Year 2024. 10 innovative companies, including eight startups and two manufacturers, received funding. $610,000 in investments will be made to the following early-stage companies. iDEAL Semiconductor Continue Reading...

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Ben Franklin Northeast to Invest $675,000 in 7 Regional Companies

Ben Franklin Northeast to Invest $675,000 in 7 Regional Companies Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s (Ben Franklin Northeast) Board of Directors has approved the investment of $675,000 in support of regional economic development. Seven companies, including six technology startups and one established manufacturer, received funding. Ben Franklin Northeast announces $350,000 in early-stage company Continue Reading...

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Ben Franklin Northeast to Invest $925,000 in 11 Regional Companies

Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s (Ben Franklin Northeast) Board of Directors has approved the investment of $925,000 in support of regional economic development. 11 companies, including five technology startups and six established manufacturers, received funding. Ben Franklin Northeast announces $350,000 in early-stage company investments. CatapalloVR Reading, Berks County Ben Franklin Northeast Investment: $100,000 Continue Reading...

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Ben Franklin Northeast to Invest $1.1 million in the Regional Economy

Ben Franklin to Invest $1.1 million in the Regional Economy Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s (Ben Franklin Northeast) Board of Directors has approved the investment of $1.1 million in support of regional economic development. 11 companies, including six technology startups and five established manufacturers, from Ben Franklin Northeast’s service area received funding. Ben Continue Reading...

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Ben Franklin Launches Fund to Assist Life Science Startups

Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (Ben Franklin Northeast) has announced the Life Science and Healthcare Technology Fund, designed to assist in the creation of life science startups in Northeastern Pennsylvania. The fund provides up to $250,000 to match investments by regional healthcare providers and specialists, private corporations, and academic institutions that are creating Continue Reading...

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