Ben du Pont

Benjamin F. du Pont
President and Co-Founder,

Ben duPont, is co-founder and managing partner at Chartline Capital Partners, a Venture Capital Fund that has 20 portfolio companies and invests in enterprise technology companies in: Digital Health, Retail Analytics, Telecom Infrastructure, Digital Industrial and Food Supply Chain.

Prior to Chartline Capital Partners, Ben co-founded, an open innovation, technology scouting and patent pooling firm, holding the position as president from 1999 to 2016. In 2000, was funded by Siemens, Bayer, Caterpillar, P&G, Honeywell, DuPont and NTT.

For several years, Ben worked for DuPont, a global materials science, chemical and agriculture company, and held various management positions across business units including automotive, fibers, specialty chemicals and engineering.

Board Appointments

  • Board of Directors, Ecrio
  • Board of Directors, GigSky
  • Board of Trustees, Longwood Gardens
  • Board of Directors, MSCI
  • Board of Directors, Unidel Foundation
  • Board of Directors, Vorbeck
  • Board of Trustees, Tower Hill School
  • Technology Advisory Council, Wawa
  • Co-founder and Board of Directors,
  • Co-founder & Vice President, Zip Code Wilmington
  • Advisory Board, Leadership Delaware
  • Advisory Board, IP Group
  • Co-chair, A Better Delaware


  • B.S. from Tufts University in Mechanical Engineering


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