Ben Franklin Technology Partners
The award-winning Ben Franklin Technology Partners is one of the nation’s longest-running technology-based economic development programs. For more than 31 years, BFTP has provided both early-stage and established companies with funding, business and technical expertise and access to a network of innovative, expert resources.
A CATALYST FOR GROWTH
For more than three decades, Ben Franklin Technology Partners has served as a catalyst for economic growth in Pennsylvania by providing access to capital, business expertise and a network of resources that foster innovation, growth and success for both startup companies and established businesses.
A RECORD OF SUCCESS
BFTP is proud of the 3.6-to-1 return on investment that the organization has yielded for every state dollar invested. More important, BFTP is honored to have played a role in supporting the thousands of entrepreneurs who have claimed their part of the American dream and in turn created tens of thousands of family-sustaining jobs.
A VISIONARY PROGRAM
As we have since our founding in 1983, BFTP will continue to evolve in response to changing market and economic conditions, with an emphasis on accelerating technology commercialization, supporting start-ups, entrepreneurs and established manufacturers, and driving public and private investment.