First LVstartup Issue of 2018 Has Been Released
By Colin McEvoy on January 4, 2018
It’s the New Year, and with it comes a whole lots of news about the entrepreneurial and startup scene in the Lehigh Valley.
The latest issue of LVstartup, a monthly e-newsletter about entrepreneurs and startups in the region, was released today.
It includes stories about two a Bethlehem startup designing an app to track the freshness of food in refrigerators, Bethlehem development projects receiving $400,000 in tax credits, and the Lehigh Valley making Realtor.com’s list of regions with huge homeownership increases.
Other featured stories include a new wing at St. Luke’s Allentown campus using technology from the startup LifeAire Systems, businesses getting state help for a new apprenticeship program, and Lehigh University students using virtual reality to diagnose glaucoma.
The issue also spotlights several upcoming events, including LVTech hosting a meetup at Ben Franklin TechVentures, a LaunchBox Ladies event featuring entrepreneur Khine Alkhal, and the application deadline for the EUREKA! Ventures Competition.
Additionally, LVstartup features a Lehigh Valley startup each month. This issue, the company is Grovara, which is dedicated to bringing the best healthy foods and beverages from the U.S. to the world.
To see issues from the past six months, click on the links below:
- December 7, 2017 — Orange is the New Black, KIZ, Incubator Space & More!
- November 2, 2017 — New York Times, True Blood, Cosmetics & More!
- October 5, 2017 — Lehigh Valley’s Economy Reaches Record Heights
- September 7, 2017 — Allentown’s Transformation, Grants for Small Businesses, and More!
- August 3, 2017 — Students, Spices, Summer Camp, & More!
- July 6, 2017 — American Airlines, Award-Winning SteelStacks, 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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