A total of $474,890,377 in post-BFTP
financing was secured by client companies while sales generated by BFTP
client companies exceeded $903 million.
We are honored that BFTP
has shown their continued confidence in CRO Analytics' Performer through additional funding," said Peter Malamis, CEO of CRO Analytics.
In 2012, the BFTP
of Southeastern Pennsylvania assisted more than 350 companies, helping them commercialize new technologies and create and/or retain 490 high-skill jobs in robotics, life sciences, software and other high-growth industries.
Since it was established in 1983, BFTP
has become the gold standard in technology-based economic development, and has been modeled nationally and internationally.
DePasquale, a longtime supporter of BFTP
, added, "This funding has helped local, York-based companies get the kick-start they need to compete in Pennsylvania.
of SEP also served on the selection committee.
As recipients of a BFTP
ACE grant, these companies will also receive business and technical assistance services from Ben Franklin Technology Partners.
Before joining BFTP
, Rosenthal worked as senior vice president for strategic development and finance at the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation.