LVstartup Provides Coronavirus Information to Lehigh Valley Entrepreneurs
By Colin McEvoy on May 8, 2020
The May 2020 issue of LVstartup has been released, with this edition of the monthly e-newsletter continuing to highlight coronavirus-related news and information for entrepreneurs and startups in the Lehigh Valley.
This month’s edition highlighted stories about OraSure Technologies developing a coronavirus test, US Specialty Formulations helping work toward a vaccine, and Applied Separations, Inc. working to reduce equipment shortages for healthcare workers.
Other stories included B. Braun modifying pumps to treat coronavirus patients, Flexicon expanding operations in Lehigh Valley, the Baker Institute holding its student entrepreneurship event online, and Ben Franklin Technology Partners receiving $4 million to support clients impacted by COVID-19.
The issue also spotlights several upcoming events, including an LVtech virtual meeting, and Lehigh Valley LaunchBox hosting a virtual educational events series focused on women entrepreneurs and how they are handling challenges caused by COVID-19.
To see issues from the past six months, click on the links below:
- 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!
- December 5, 2019 — Saffron, Space, Stuffed Puffs & More!
- November 7, 2019 — Millennials, Factory, Venture Idol & More!
- October 3, 2019 — Pets, Sports, Downtown Allentown Market & 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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