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LVstartup is a monthly newsletter, created by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, that is laser-focused on the needs of startups in the greater Lehigh Valley. If you've got a startup or startup-centric event or story that we should know about, let us know!
EVENTS
STUFF TO READ
  • The Social Station, one of the inaugural tenants for the Velocity co-working space in Allentown, has thrived in that location and is now looking to grow into a new space
  • The Bridgeworks Enterprise Center in Allentown recruited a new Entrepreneur-in-Residence earlier this year. Now, Keystone Edge has written a story about the expertise she has shared with the Allentown business incubator's client companies
  • It has been almost eight years since Scott Unger took the helm as executive director of the Allentown Economic Development Corporation. This story reflects on his efforts to set what had been an organization in transition onto a strong path
  • The Tower 6 project by City Center Lehigh Valley in Allentown is giving more businesses a chance to own their Neighborhood Improvement Zone (NIZ) address. Learn more about it here!
NEWS OF NOTE
FEATURED STARTUP
Azevan Pharmaceuticals

Azevan Pharmacetuicals, a Bethlehem-based client of the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania, is developing novel small molecule medicines for disorders of stress, mood, and behavior. They have recently announced that enrollment has been completed in a Phase 2 clinical study of the company's lead compound SRX246 in adults with DSM-5 Intermittent Explosive Disorder.