May 2021 Issue of LVStartup Has Been Released
By Colin McEvoy on May 13, 2021
The May 2021 issue of LVstartup, a monthly e-newsletter about entrepreneurs and startups in the Lehigh Valley, has been released.
Click here to see the new issue, and click here if you’d like to subscribe to future issues of the LVstartup e-newsletter, which is released each first Thursday of the month.
This month’s edition highlights stories about City Center’s Influencer Program, stories about the Lehigh Valley economy in CNN and The Wall Street Journal, and the recently-held “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” student video contest.
Other stories include a Made Possible in Lehigh Valley feature about Marjorie Zelon, an Allentown man pursuing his dream to open an auto repair shop, and a new app by a Lehigh Valley company that uses plants to prevent expensive health struggles.
The issue also spotlights upcoming events, including Ben Franklin’s virtual 2021 iXchange, the LVTech monthly meetup, Lehigh Valley LaunchBox’s “Living Sustainably Begins at Home” virtual event, and Penn State Lehigh Valley’s annual Teen Entrepreneur Challenge.
Additionally, LVstartup features a Lehigh Valley startup each month. This issue, the company is OcuTrap, a “smart” animal capture system that can target certain animals, reset and open a cage remotely and alert the user with the image of the animal captured.
Visit here for a full archive of past LVstartup issues.
To see issues from the past six months, click on the links below:
- April 1, 2021 — Oscar Nominees, Olympic Cyclists & More!
- March 4, 2021 — Astronauts, Entrepreneurs, Scientists & More!
- February 4, 2021 — Hot Careers, Martin Guitars, Striving Startups & More!
- January 7, 2021 — Innovating to Recovery From the COVID-19 Crisis
- December 3, 2020 — Innovative Entrepreneurs, Economic Recovery & More!
- November 5, 2020 — Drones Fighting Fires, Life Sciences Thriving & 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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