A Continuing Record of Achievement: The Economic Impact of Ben Franklin Technology Partners 2002 - 2006

The Economy League of Greater Philadelphia was commissioned by Ben Franklin Technology Partners to conduct an independent, objective evaluation of the economic impact of the program from 2002 to 2006, focusing on its role in providing financing and related services to early-stage and established technology-based firms in Pennsylvania.


This study quantifies the economic impact of the Ben Franklin Technology Partners on companies that received support, and the impact BFTP-clients had on the economy of Pennsylvania. Findings indicate that Ben Franklin Technology Partners has substantially improved the business environment in which technology-based companies operate in Pennsylvania by providing necessary capital and access to technical expertise and business assistance.