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LVstartup Releases August Issue About Lehigh Valley Startups, Entrepreneurs

By Colin McEvoy on August 6, 2015

The newest issue of LVstartup, a monthly e-newsletter about entrepreneurship and startups in the Lehigh Valley. Click the image above to enlarge.

The newest issue of LVstartup, a monthly e-newsletter about entrepreneurship and startups in the Lehigh Valley. Click the image above to enlarge.

The latest issue of LVstartup, a monthly e-newsletter about the entrepreneurship and startup scene in the Lehigh Valley, has been released.

Written and distributed by the Entrepreneurship Council of the Lehigh Valley, LVstartup is focused on the needs of startups in the region, providing information about local events, news, and resources available to entrepreneurs.

LVstartup is distributed the first Thursday of each month. If you’re interested in subscribing, sign up here. If you’re not signed up, but would like the most recent issue forwarded to you, contact [email protected].

The newest edition, released today, includes stories about LaunchBayC Student Accelerator, a 10-week full-time summer program for in Bethlehem; the Colony Meadery, which just opened a satellite location at the Moravian Book Shop; various initiatives the Allentown Economic Development Corporation is undertaking; and much more.

It also includes various upcoming events, like Venture Lehigh Valley; a crowdfunding campaign for local tech startup SeKur Technology; the Lehigh Valley SCORE and SBA Webinar on “Growing your Business with Social Media;” and a bus trip to the Maker Faire in New York City.

Each month, LVstartup also spotlights a Lehigh Valley startup. This issue, the company is MindBridge Innovations, which offers the OrthoBike dual-action stationary therapy bike to orthopedic surgeons and therapists, providing a consistent and systematic therapy tool for early range of motion rehab after total hip and knee replacement and other knee repair surgeries.

The Entrepreneurship Council of the Lehigh Valley is a council of the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation (LVEDC), whose mission is 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 as the Baker Institute for Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Innovation at Lehigh University, Lehigh Valley Tech, Allentown Economic Development Corporation (AEDC), Ben Franklin Technology Partners, and others.

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