July 2020 Issue of LVStartup Has Been Released
By Colin McEvoy on July 7, 2020
The July 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 Lafayette College alumnus launching a sci-fi board game, Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania supporting regional companies, and four Lehigh Valley school districts being featured among the best What’s So Cool About Manufacturing? videos in Pennsylvania.
Other stories included the Made Possible in Lehigh Valley campaign telling the region’s stories, a Lehigh University team working to disrupt the spread of COVID-19, OraSure Technologies receiving funding for a coronavirus antibody test, and an Allentown company developing the hygienic elevator button product PushSafe.
Additionally, LVstartup features a Lehigh Valley startup each month. This issue, the company is PayrollMart, which offers a software-as-a-service platform that makes the processes of pricing and quoting, and then implementing payroll services easy for small and mid-size employers.
To see issues from the past six months, click on the links below:
- 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!
- January 2, 2020 Hot Careers, Home For the Holidays & 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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