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New LVstartup Features Lots of Good News for Lehigh Valley Startups

By Colin McEvoy on March 2, 2017

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

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

There’s lots of good news about Lehigh Valley startup companies in the latest edition of LVstartup, a monthly e-newsletter for entrepreneurs and startups in the Lehigh Valley.

ColdEdge Technologies, has celebrated its graduation from an Allentown business incubation program. Soltech Solutions, a manufacturer of LED glow lights, moved to the Lehigh Valley after conducting a comprehensive search. The Bethlehem-based Viihealth, Inc. has announced the acquisition of decision analytics company Hubdata.

Those are just a few of the stories highlighted in the latest issue of LVstartup, which is released the first Thursday of each month. Click here to see a full version of the new issue, and click here if you’d like to subscribe to the e-newsletter.

Other stories include Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania announcing the winners of their Innovation Awards, Bethlehem’s OraSure Technologies receiving a key global health endorsement for its HIV test, and the LVEDC Local Sourcing and Business Diversity Council is spreading the word about its efforts to provide growth opportunities for the region’s small businesses.

The latest LVstartup also spotlights several upcoming events, including The 4 Essential Elements of Marketing for Entrepreneurs, the 2017 Technology Leaders Forum, a familiarization tour at the Lehigh Valley LaunchBox, and the 2017 Ben Franklin iXchange.

Additionally, LVstartup features a Lehigh Valley startup each month. This issue, the company is the HiJinx Brewing Company, which is based out of the Bridgeworks Enterprise Center business incubator in Allentown.

Visit here for a full archive of past LVstartup issues. To see issues from the past six months, click on the links below:

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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