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Gig and Take Raises $1.5 Million Pre-Seed Round!

MECHANICSBURG, PA – Gig and Take has closed a pre-seed round totaling $1.5 million led by Schematic Ventures with participation by Motivate Ventures and SHRM Labs (the venture capital arm of the Society of Human Resource Management). This capital will help fuel Gig and Take’s commercial expansion for the next two years.   Finding and retaining...

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SEED YOUR BIG IDEA AND WATCH IT GROW – YOU COULD WIN UP TO $25,000!

STATE COLLEGE, PA – Did you know Ben Franklin Technology Partners is an award-winning, tech-based economic development program?  We’ve been investing in tech startups and small manufactures for nearly 40 years.  And now, we’re looking for innovators with BIG IDEAS who are developing new products or processes in the agriculture (AG) and food/beverage industries. A...

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Ben Franklin Technology Partners Invests in 11 Tech Companies!     

Creating Jobs and Helping Grow the PA Economy! Eleven companies located in central and northern PA recently received an investment from Ben Franklin Technology Partners that will allow them to further develop and commercialize new products and/or software applications or stabilize operations in a long-standing manufacturing business. The Ben Franklin program has been investing in...

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Phospholutions, Inc. Attracts Additional Capital from Global Ag Companies

Phospholutions Inc., a leader in sustainable fertilizer technology, has announced additional investment from leading global agricultural companies to support commercialization of RhizoSorb® in the US row crop market. The recent funding includes investment from Ospraie Ag Sciences (OAS), Bunge Ventures, the for-profit, global investment arm of Bunge (NYSE:BG), and UPL Ltd. (NSE: UPL, BSE: 512070,...

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Take A Seat In Our Startup Boot Camp And You Might Take Home Up To $10,000!

Contact: Bob Dornich / Program Director 814-865-7332 / BobDornich@psu.edu STATE COLLEGE, PA –Ben Franklin’s TechCelerator@StateCollege, a partnership with the Invent Penn State initiative, is again offering local entrepreneurs, grad-students, professors, and university researchers a VIRTUAL 10-Week Business Startup Boot Camp. You’ll expand your network, engage with other successful entrepreneurs, discuss your business model with experts...

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