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Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania

Investor type Government Office


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Total investments 252
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 156
Rounds per year 6.46
Lead investments 31
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 6
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Manufacturing
  • Software
  • Health Care
  • Information Technology
  • Biotechnology

Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 1983. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the Bethlehem.

The average startup value when the investment from Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania is 1-5 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year. The important activity for fund was in 2016. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2007. Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 18 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Comparing to the other companies, this Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania performs on 27 percentage points less the average number of lead investments.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 participants. Despite the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania, startups are often financed by Kleiner Perkins, Benchmark, Venrock. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Mobius Venture Capital, Kleiner Perkins, Venrock. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Cayuga Venture Fund, Rockies Venture Club, Novitas Capital.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Service Industry, Manufacturing. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Infinera Corporation, Saladax Biomedical, Cernostics. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups.

The overall number of key employees were 2.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Cyber Security
Information Technology
Risk Management
$185K07 Dec 2022 Breinigsville, Pennsylvania, United States


Machinery Manufacturing
$4M27 Sep 2022 -


Machinery Manufacturing
$2M01 Apr 2022 -

The Pursuit By You

Mobile Apps
16 Mar 2022 -


Health Care
$200K10 Jan 2022 San Diego, California, United States

Building Maintenance
Building Material
$40M13 Sep 2021 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

studio BE

Health Care
$500K29 Jul 2021 Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States

Startup Lewisburg

Professional Networking
$5K15 Mar 2021 Pennsylvania, United States

Oldcastle APG

Building Material
Home Improvement
$15K27 Oct 2020 Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom


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