May ’18 Issue of LVStartup E-Newsletter Has Been Released
By Colin McEvoy on May 3, 2018
The May issue of LVstartup, a monthly e-newsletter about entrepreneurs and startups in the Lehigh Valley, has been released.
Released on May 2, the issue highlights such news stories as a cybersecurity startup winning the Lehigh Valley Collegiate Business Pitch Summit, the new 12-story Tower 6 office building opening in downtown Allentown, Bethlehem-based OraSure Technologies hiring a new CEO, and an Ilinois-based manufacturer opening a new Forks Township facility.
Other featured stories include LifeAire Systems earns top honors at the International Pharmaceutical Expo in NYC, Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern PA investing $203,855 in regional companies, a long-time Lehigh Valley manufacturer positioning itself for growth after an acquisition, and a site tour that highlighted Lehigh Valley redevelopment success stories.
The issue also spotlights several upcoming events, including the 2018 Ben Franklin iXchange, an LVTech meetup about economic espionage, Lehigh University’s full-time summer idea accelerator LaunchBayC, and the next event in Lehigh Valley LaunchBox’s ongoing series “LaunchBox Ladies: From Passion to Profit.”
Additionally, LVstartup features a Lehigh Valley startup each month. This issue, the company is Polymer Contours, which provides a wide range of plastic molded injection projects of all sizes thanks to its 200-ton, 115-ton and 88-ton production machines. It is based in the Bridgeworks Enterprise Center in Allentown.
To see issues from the past six months, click on the links below:
- April 5, 2018 — Lehigh Valley’s Top 5 Ranking, Silver Medals, Biotech Companies & More!
- March 1, 2018 — Winter Paralympics Athletes Using Skis Made in the Lehigh Valley
- February 1, 2018 — Truffles, Bodybuilders, Video Game Arenas & More!
- January 4, 2018 — 2017 Year in Review Stories, Khineder Creations & More!
- December 7, 2017 — Orange is the New Black, KIZ, Incubator Space & More!
- November 2, 2017 — New York Times, True Blood, Cosmetics & 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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