Our Impact

Investments in innovation are the foundation of the new economy and continued prosperity, and Ben Franklin’s investments continue to pay huge dividends for the Commonwealth.

A Legacy of Impact

Since its inception nearly 40 years ago, Ben Franklin has invested in more than 4,500 technology-based companies and boosted the state economy by more than $25 billion, helping to generate 148,000 jobs through investments in client firms and spinoff companies in Pennsylvania.

Independent economic analyses show that every dollar invested by the state into Ben Franklin generates $3.90 in additional state taxes.

There is a reason Ben Franklin has become the recognized gold standard for tech-based economic development. Its highly developed approach works!

Our Investing Success

In 2021, our clients generated more than $2 billion in revenue and secured $917 million in post-Ben Franklin financing.

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We supported 1,647 companies and helped clients create nearly 2,438 jobs while retaining 12,923 more positions.

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Our network of clients developed 158 software copyrights and patents and launching 380 new products and processes.

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Jobs we generated are in industries that pay annual salaries of $79,364/year – 52% higher than the average private nonfarm salary in Pennsylvania.

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