August 2020 Issue of LVStartup Has Been Released
By Colin McEvoy on August 7, 2020
The August 2020 issue of LVstartup, a monthly e-newsletter about entrepreneurs and startups in the Lehigh Valley, has been released.
This month’s edition highlights stories about a new smartphone app connecting businesses and customers, a maker of men’s personal care products moving to Lehigh Valley, and a grow light manufacturer expanding its Bethlehem space.
Other stories include Lehigh Valley being ranked third in the Northeast for economic development, the owner of Lehigh Valley Grand Prix adding a new attraction, and new survey results showing a record year at the Bridgeworks Enterprise Center in Allentown.
The issue also spotlights upcoming events, including Lehigh Valley Launchbox’s Virtual Startup Bootcamp, a Lehigh Valley congressional candidate forum, LVtech’s monthly meetup, and Lehigh University’s EUREKA! Summer Pitch Competition.
Additionally, LVstartup features a Lehigh Valley startup each month. This issue, the company is Phoenix Hockey USA, a Tatamy-based manufacturer of field hockey sticks.
To see issues from the past six months, click on the links below:
- July 2, 2020 — Musikfest, Sci-Fi Board Games, COVID-19 Funding & More!
- June 4, 2020 — How Lehigh Valley Entrepreneurs are Navigating the New Normal
- May 7, 2020 — Lehigh Valley Startups and Businesses Help Battle COVID-19
- April 2, 2020 — Lehigh Valley Business & Startups Response to Coronavirus Pandemic
- March 5, 2020 — THONs, Hockey Sticks, CO-Working Space & More!
- February 6, 2020 — DJ Marshmello, Artificial Intelligence, Incubator Space & 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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