Northeastern Pennsylvania Technology Institute
Founded in September of 2003, The Northeastern Pennsylvania Technology Institute (NPTI) exists to facilitate collaboration and technology transfer among the region’s fourteen colleges and universities, and to serve as the nexus for innovation, collaboration, and entrepreneurship by leveraging the capital and talent that exists in academia, business, and government.
NPTI is the capstone organization created as a result of the 1999 Battelle Report, a Technology Strategy for Northeastern Pennsylvania. The report encouraged the region to build an innovative, knowledge-based and technology-focused economy by harnessing the intellectual capital and energy from within our institutes of higher education.
NPTI manages the Keystone Innovation Zone for Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties and coordinates the Great Valley Technology Alliance’s annual collegiate Business Plan Competition
Northeastern Pennsylvania Technology Institute (NPTI)
Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern PA
Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania links early-stage technology firms and established manufacturers with funding, people, technology, universities and other resources to help them prosper. In the process, we fuel economic growth for northeastern Pennsylvania.
Our mission is to boost the economy of our region with new and retained jobs, new technology companies, and established manufacturers that are more competitive. We provide early-stage technology firms and established manufacturers with funding, networking opportunities, and technical and business expertise. The program has been recognized and modeled nationally and internationally.
Our success is measured based on the commercial success that our clients achieve as a direct result of our assistance. Ben Franklin enterprise developers work with early-stage firms and established companies to enhance their entire way of doing business. Typical investments range from $30,000 to $150,000 per year for up to three years.
Serving a 21-county area, Ben Franklin Technology Partners is an initiative of the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development and is funded by the Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority.
Northeast PA Regional Office:
PH: (610) 849-9090
Iron Tree Networks, Inc.
Iron-Tree specializes in providing voice and data networking services and products to small and medium sized businesses as well as educational institutions.
Whether your IT staff needs occasional expert advice or you need a 24/7 IT support system, Iron-Tree Data can tailor a solution to fit your needs.
Iron-Tree Data Networks
Geisinger Ventures nurtures innovative ideas, licenses and brings to market intellectual property, and catalyzes growth of Geisinger’s for-profit companies. Capital generated is invested in the health system’s core, mission-based programs.
SCORE® is the most recognized and utilized supplier of counseling and mentoring services for America’s small businesses. SCORE® provides professional guidance to maximize the success of existing and emerging small businesses.
Score 703 Scranton PA
Lackawanna County Workforce Investment Board
The Lackawanna County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) is a non-profit Board of dedicated business men and women and community leaders that serves as a conduit for information and communication among stakeholders, promoting economic growth through strategic investment and leveraging of resources to increase career advancement opportunities and the competitive advantage of businesses in Lackawanna County and all of Northeastern PA. The Board promotes a comprehensive and structurally sound workforce development system through human capital development, capacity building, and operational effectiveness.
Virginia H. Turano
TAI Software, Inc.
Tidgewell Associates, Inc. offers customized data, software and systems integration services and products that provide a comprehensive solution to your data and software needs, while minimizing costly software and hardware investments and the cost of personnel infrastructure. Our data services and software products are well suited for both private and public, health and human services organizations as well as any small to medium sized business. Our products and services provide organizations with an efficient means of collecting, storing, analyzing and reporting data.
Tidgewell Associates, Inc.
PH: (570) 504-8636
Nearbid.com LLC facilitates improvement in the efficiency and overall quality, as well as reduction in the monetary, frictional, and “vendor sourcing” costs, of workflow.
PH: 570-969 - 9268
Marshall, Parker & Associates
Marshall, Parker & Associates is a widely-recognized leader in providing elder law, asset preservation and estate planning services to seniors and their families. Since 1980, we have been the trusted source for the expert legal advice that families need to maintain their financial security and protect their wealth for future generations.
We work with families to:
Marshall, Parker & Associates
Perry Wellington Realty
Perry Wellington Realty offers Mortgage, Title, Real Estate for buyers and sellers and a Real Estate Training School as part of our company. The broker, Adam Conrad owns all or part of each of the companies. Our mission is to save you money and deliver outstanding customer service through the entire process of buying or selling your home.
Cushman & Wakefield of Pennsylvania, Inc.
Cushman and Wakefield, Inc. is the world’s largest privately-held commercial real estate services firm. The company advises and represents clients on all aspects of property occupancy and investment, and has established a preeminent position in the world’s major markets, as evidenced by its frequent involvement in many of the most significant property leases, sales and assignments. Founded in 1917, it has 253 offices in 60 countries, employing more than 15,000 professionals. The firm has more than $3.7 billion in assets under management globally.
Decipher Software Solutions
Decipher Software Solutions established in the year 2007; Decipher Software Solutions is an Information Technology services firm specializing in software development, consulting, programming and offshore development. Our core proficiency is focused on the designing and implementation of state-of-art software solution, ERP, e-commerce solutions, web portals and product development. We undertake and execute both off-shore and on-site software development with best technology practices covering entire SDLC.
Our Specializations include:
We provide IT Professionals who fit for client requirements, corporate culture and expectations. Decipher has working experience with clients in several key industries from Financial Services/ banking, Insurance to Energy/ Oil.
Living Unlimited…. A Program for Independence
Living Unlimited provides a multitude of services designed to assist individuals gain independence in the home, community or workplace. Plans are developed to meet the specific abilities, potentials and needs of each person that receives services. Services are intensive and most are provided on a one-to-one basis unless group involvement proves beneficial to the goal plan. Services include:
Living Unlimited services are provided across the state of Pennsylvania with three regions located in Williamsport, Wilkes-Barre and Harrisburg. Services are currently provided in over thirty counties with the ability to transition services to new counties due to our community based approach. Clients receive services in their home and community in the following counties:
Contact: Teresa Stickle, President – 717-526-2111; 800-776-3110
Founded in 2014, Cracked Innovations is a local Social Media Company with a mission to create online tools that are used to produce a better offline experience. Cracked Innovations is launching the What Now Social networking application which combines many popular social networking services such as Meetup, Yelp, Facebook and Snapchat into one easy to use application. The application creates value for the users by allowing them to manage their entire social life in one place rather than clicking through multiple apps and it makes it easy for them to connect with the local venues that offer the products and services they’re interested in. The backend of the platform caters to the local businesses in the area by providing them with an easy, cost effective way to reach their target demographic.
Service Access & Management, Inc.
Service Access & Management, Inc. (SAM) is a not-for-profit human services organization serving communities throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Many of the services which SAM provides are designed to assist government and human service agencies advance their mission by offering support and expertise in a wide variety of service areas. Some of the many services SAM provides include Mental Health Case Management, Early Intervention Service Coordination, Intellectual Developmental Disability Service Coordination, Community Wellness Support Services, Crisis Intervention, Truancy Remediation as well as Fiscal, Technical and Administrative oversight.
My College Roomie
My College Roomie is an online social network and roommate self-selection tool for colleges and universities aimed at improving the way higher ed institutions match roommates. The platform utilizes an advance algorithm to suggest good roommate matched to students based on personal compatibility, and also provides them with tools used to network within the platform in search of suitable roommates. It is the first service of its kind to streamline all aspects of the roommate and room assignments process using a social networking environment.
Sho Technology Solutions, LLC
Sho Technology Solutions, LLC (SHO) is a computer software organization focused on delivering software solutions to its clients. As an Application Service Provider (ASP) paired with powerful cloud infrastructure partners, SHO creates and/or obtains software solutions to bring a client's dream to life or a problem to rest. SHO also serves as a Managed Service Provider (MSP) by supporting and maintaining its client's existing software.
SHO’s mission is to anticipate a client’s business problem and already have a configurable solution available through existing software product offerings. SHO then executes rapid software development methodologies to ensure the product offerings specifically address client needs. SHO is there along the way to maintain, support and grow the applications as business changes or innovations are born.