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May ’18 Issue of LVStartup E-Newsletter Has Been Released

By Colin McEvoy on May 3, 2018

LVstartup is a monthly e-newsletter about the Lehigh Valley entrepreneurial scene.

LVstartup is a monthly e-newsletter about the Lehigh Valley entrepreneurial scene.

The May issue of LVstartup, a monthly e-newsletter about entrepreneurs and startups in the Lehigh Valley, has been released.

Released on May 2, the issue highlights such news stories as a cybersecurity startup winning the Lehigh Valley Collegiate Business Pitch Summit, the new 12-story Tower 6 office building opening in downtown Allentown, Bethlehem-based OraSure Technologies hiring a new CEO, and an Ilinois-based manufacturer opening a new Forks Township facility.

Click here to see a full version of the new LVstartup issue, and click here if you’d like to subscribe to the e-newsletter.

Other featured stories include LifeAire Systems earns top honors at the International Pharmaceutical Expo in NYC, Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern PA investing $203,855 in regional companies, a long-time Lehigh Valley manufacturer positioning itself for growth after an acquisition, and a site tour that highlighted Lehigh Valley redevelopment success stories.

The issue also spotlights several upcoming events, including the 2018 Ben Franklin iXchange, an LVTech meetup about economic espionage, Lehigh University’s full-time summer idea accelerator LaunchBayC, and the next event in Lehigh Valley LaunchBox’s ongoing series “LaunchBox Ladies: From Passion to Profit.”

Additionally, LVstartup features a Lehigh Valley startup each month. This issue, the company is Polymer Contours, which provides a wide range of plastic molded injection projects of all sizes thanks to its 200-ton, 115-ton and 88-ton production machines. It is based in the Bridgeworks Enterprise Center in Allentown.

Visit here for a full archive of past LVstartup issues.

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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 DevelopmentBen Franklin Technology PartnersPenn State Lehigh Valley, and others.

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