Sponsors of the Philly Enterprise Hackathon

The Philly Enterprise Hackathon is a community effort put together by a group of entrepreneurs, developers, venture capitalists, and enterprise companies that all focus on the Enterprise―and who believe that Philadelphia is the natural place to build an enterprise software company.

BFTPSEP Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP/SEP) is celebrating its 30th year of helping their region’s talented entrepreneurs bring their Dreams to Reality.
Ben Franklin is a national, award winning organization for Stimulating Entrepreneurial Potential, through entrepreneurship, technology and innovation. Ben Franklin grows technology companies and partnerships through Capital, Knowledge and Networks that help innovative enterprises compete in the global marketplace, generating wealth and supporting regional economic growth. www.sep.benfranklin.org

Delaware_River_Water_Alliance_logo Delaware River Water Alliance (DRWA), coordinated by BFTP/SEP, is the first tri-state public/private partnership created to accelerate the commercialization and deployment of innovative water quality and infrastructure products, serving residential and industrial use markets.

FLOwatch is a software company specialized in the development of impactful operational data flowatchmanagement solutions (ODMS) for water and environmental systems operators. Its flagship application, OMNI, is a state of the art web based ODMS platform with enterprise class functionalities. With OMNI users are able to Define, Log, Report key operational data to meet most operational and reporting requirements. As of today, OMNI is used on over 80 plants across the US, in Europe and in the Middle-East.

BentleyBentley is the global leader dedicated to providing architects, engineers, constructors, and owner-operators with comprehensive architecture and engineering software solutions for sustaining infrastructure. Founded in 1984, Bentley has nearly 3,000 colleagues in more than 45 countries, $500 million in annual revenues, and, since 2001, has invested more than $1 billion in research, development, and acquisitions.

Safeguard_ScientificsFounded in 1953 and based in Wayne, Pa., Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE:SFE) provides growth capital and operational support to entrepreneurial and innovative healthcare and technology companies in medtech, healthtech, specialty pharmaceuticals, financial technology, digital media, and Enterprise 3.0. www.safeguard.com

NextDocslogoNextDocs is the global leader in providing compliance software solutions including quality management software, regulatory document management, and clinical portals. NextDocs solutions enable businesses in regulated industries to achieve compliance with FDA and other agencies while automating processes, improving efficiency, and dramatically reducing costs. NextDocs’ customers include pharmaceutical companies, biotechs, medical device companies, and CROs. For more information on NextDocs Corporation and its software solutions.


Greater Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies (PACT) is a premier resource for emerging growth companies in technology, healthcare, and energy technology industries. PACT connects emerging growth companies, venture investors, professional advisors, universities and technology-focused corporations to network, develop relationships, pursue business opportunities, and market and promote their businesses to foster growth and innovation. PACT creates a strategic hub for the region’s emerging growth companies, manifesting in a competitive edge for the Greater Philadelphia region. PACT is an Affiliate of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce (GPCC). Learn more at www.philadelphiapact.com

Amazon Web Services (AWS)Launched in 2006, Amazon Web Services (AWS) began exposing key infrastructure services to businesses in the form of web services — now widely known as cloud computing. Amazon Web Services provides a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of enterprise, government and startup customers businesses in 190 countries around the world. AWS offers over 28 different services, including Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) and Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS). AWS services are available to customers from data center locations in the U.S., Brazil, Europe, Japan and Singapore.