August Issue of Monthly LVstartup E-Newsletter Released
By Colin McEvoy on August 3, 2017
The latest issue of LVstartup, a monthly e-newsletter about entrepreneurs and startups in the Lehigh Valley, was released today.
It includes such stories as a new Bethlehem startup importing and selling a rare spice from Iran, Bethlehem-based OraSure Technologies receiving WHO approval for its HIV self-test, and students from Lehigh University’s LaunchBayC Student Idea Accelerator displaying their products.
Other featured stories include Penn State Lehigh Valley’s efforts to develop the future workforce, Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania investing $397,543 in regional companies, and a story about Lehigh Valley business owners who own multiple restaurants.
The issue also spotlights several upcoming events, including LVtech hosting a meetup, the Lehigh Valley Meet the Buyers Expo, the Pennsylvania Economic Development Association’s (PEDA) 2017 Fall Conference, and the Lehigh Valley March of Dimes Commercial and Industrial Real Estate Awards.
Additionally, LVstartup features a Lehigh Valley startup each month. This issue, the company is Dellicker Strategies, which provides support for sales and marketing efforts, and ongoing software enhancements at this producer of a software platform that facilitates personalized learning strategies for K-12 classrooms.
Visit here for a full archive of past LVstartup issues. To see issues from the past six months, click on the links below:
- July 6, 2017 — American Airlines, Award-Winning SteelStacks, Incubator Space & More!
- June 1, 2017 — Smartphone Apps, “Revolting Against Revolution,” & More!
- May 5, 2017 — iXchange Paintballs Manufacturing and More!
- April 6, 2017 — How to Go From Rock Bottom to Millions of Dollars
- March 2, 2017 — Beer, Cryogenics, Glow Lights, & More!
- February 2, 2017 — The Race for the Flying Car, Finding Space for Your Startup, & More!
- January 5, 2017 — Crayons, Cricket, Smart Balls, & More!
LVEDC’s Entrepreneurship Council of the Lehigh Valley aims to improve the entrepreneurial environment of the region by listening to its entrepreneurs, identifying their unmet needs, communicating regional entrepreneurship initiatives between council members, and connecting local resources to continue the development of new entrepreneurial support initiatives.
LVstartup receives input from various organizations that serves the local entrepreneurial community, including LVEDC, the Baker Institute for Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Innovation at Lehigh University, Lehigh Valley Tech, the Allentown Economic Development Corporation (AEDC), the Bethlehem Department of Community and Economic Development, Ben Franklin Technology Partners, Penn State Lehigh Valley, and others.
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