September 2018 Issue of Monthly LVstartup E-Newsletter Released
By Colin McEvoy on September 7, 2018
Lehigh Valley students displayed their startup ideas at the Hatchery. Nearly a dozen Lehigh Valley businesses made Inc. Magazine’s Top 5,000 Fastest Growing Companies list. A Bethlehem school has built a new welding lab that it says will help meet the region’s growing labor demands.
Those are among a few of the stories highlighted in the newest issue of LVstartup, a monthly e-newsletter about entrepreneurs and startups in the Lehigh Valley.
Other featured stories include Lehigh Valley schools faring well in the Princeton Review’s best colleges guide, Freshpet expanding in the Lehigh Valley and creating 100 new jobs, U.S. Specialty Formulations growing in Bethlehem, and a state grant kicking off the rehabilitation of Allentown Metal Works.
The issue also spotlights several upcoming events, including a technology policy expert speaking at Moravian College, information sessions about the LehighSiliconValley Immersion Experience, LVtech’s meetup at the Northampton Community College FabLab, and the Ben Franklin Venture Idol competition.
Additionally, LVstartup features a Lehigh Valley startup each month. This issue, the company is Sewing with Jirah is a fun and sure way to learn how to sew, in one-on-one sessions or group classes.
To see issues from the past six months, click on the links below:
- August 2, 2018 — Grants, Growth, Underrated Cities & More!
- July 5, 2018 — Play Impossible, Smartphone Apps, “Booming” Bethlehem & More!
- June 7, 2018 — Snake-Like Robots, Preventing Aging, Paintballs & More!
- May 3, 2018 — Small Businesses, Cyber Security, Tower 6 & More!
- April 5, 2018 — Lehigh Valley’s Top 5 Ranking, Silver Medals, Biotech Companies & More!
- March 1, 2018 — Winter Paralympics Athletes Using Skis Made in the Lehigh Valley
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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