ED  Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania


     Office Locations:

Building 100 Innovation Center
4801 S. Broad St, Suite 200, The Navy Yard
Philadelphia, PA 19112
Phone: 215-972-6700
Fax: 215-972-5588



  • Early
  • Growth
  • Seed



  • Communications & Networking
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Financial Services
  • Food & Agriculture
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Medical Device
  • Software & Internet



    Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP/SEP) was established in 1982 to stimulate economic growth through innovation, entrepreneurship and the development and adoption of new technologies. BFTP/SEP is part of a statewide network supported by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development and has provided more than $165 million to grow more than 1,750 regional enterprises. The firm's investments are made from three different funds that address specific stages of development. The Innovation Fund provides up to $100K for prototype refinement and/or very early commercialization efforts. The Emerging Fund invests up to $750K over multiple funding rounds for product or process development, and/or commercialization efforts. The Technology Commercialization Fund provides up to to $50K for select university and research institution spin-out companies. BFTP/SEP is the commercialization partner for the Greater Philadelphia Innovation Cluster (GPIC) national energy hub, and the founding partner of the Energy Commercialization Institute (ECI). BFTP/SEP is the founding partner of The Nanotechnology Institute (NTI), Emerald Stage2 Venture Fund (see profile), and numerous other programs and initiatives.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Adare McMillan Chief Administrative Officer
    Anthony P. Green PhD Vice President, Science & Technology
    Jason Bannon Vice President, Marketing & Communications
    Jennifer Hartt Director of Investments
    Margaret Berger Bradley Vice President, Strategic Initiatives


    Portfolio companies include:

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