News/Events

BETHLEHEM MAYOR'S STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS

April 16, 2021 (9:00 - 10:00 a.m.)

Join us via Zoom as Mayor Donchez will be delivering his State of the City Address to the Bethlehem community. This event is free, but pre-registration is required. The Zoom link will be sent out the day before the event...

FedEx Small Business Grant (Video)

April 6, 2021

Soltech Solutions is a small company out of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. We design and manufacture LED plant lights that uniquely integrate museum-quality décor lighting with a photosynthetic spectrum.  We are entering into the FedEx Small Business Grant with the goal of using the money speed up the release of our new product. The new product will create jobs and opportunity here at Soltech... 

LV Startup

April 1, 2021

LV Startup is a monthly newsletter, created by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, that is laser-focused on the needs of startups in the greater Lehigh Valley...

Lehigh Valley Had Two Economies in Pandemic Year (with Video)

March 16, 2021

The Lehigh Valley went through a simultaneous boom and bust in 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic struck hard at service businesses while other industries thrived. Don Cunningham, chief executive of the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corp., went over the highlights and lowlights of the split economy during his organization's annual report...

Coloradans Help Adaptive Skiers Get Back on the Slopes (with Video)

February 12, 2021

DynAccess, an adaptive ski company out of Pennsylvania, worked with Denver7 to quickly replace the stolen skis. Enabling Technology out of Denver then outfitted the skis with outriggers and customized technology. Other companies also helped out, including Colorado companies BW Welding and Aspen Seating...

LV Startup

February 5, 2021

LV Startup is a monthly newsletter, created by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, that is laser-focused on the needs of startups in the greater Lehigh Valley...

Bethlehem Startups Receive $600,000 in KIZ Tax Credits

February 1, 2021

Ten startup companies from the city of Bethlehem were awarded a total of just over $600,000 in Keystone Innovation Zone (KIZ) tax credits, the fourth highest total in the history of the program...

Bethlehem Startups Receive $600,000 in KIZ Tax Credits

February 1, 2020

Ten startup companies from the city of Bethlehem were awarded a total of just over $600,000 in Keystone Innovation Zone (KIZ) tax credits, the fourth highest total in the history of the program...

PRESS RELEASE: Bethlehem Start-ups Awarded $601,684 in KIZ Tax Credits

January 26, 2021

A total of $15 Million in KIZ Tax Credits have been awarded to KIZ Companies across the Commonwealth. The comprehensive list of awardees can be found here. 10 Bethlehem start-up companies have managed to secure $601,684 in tax credits according to the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development...

This Easy-To-Use Plant Grow Light Will Make Your Plants Extremely Happy

January 22, 2021

I love nearly everything about my new studio apartment—the location, the privacy, the fact that I can cook in my “kitchen” while watching TV in my “living room.” My beloved collection of plants, however, hate my studio apartment and its single north-facing window. After years of believing I had a green thumb, I'm now living in a flora abbatoir. RIP, Calathea Rattlesnake...

Mayor Donchez Announces a Partnership 

January 11, 2021

Bethlehem Mayor Bob Donchez announced today that the City of Bethlehem, the Bethlehem Health Bureau and UBMe have formed a partnership in an effort to better the vaccination process for PA civilians who are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. “With the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine, it is imperative now, more than ever, that safety is a top priority throughout the vaccination process, from start to finish,” Donchez stated...

LV Startup

December 3, 2020

LV Startup is a monthly newsletter, created by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, that is laser-focused on the needs of startups in the greater Lehigh Valley...

StartUp Lehigh Valley Virtual 2020

November 18, 2020

StartUp Lehigh Valley Virtual 2020 is a virtual event that positions the Lehigh Valley as the innovation hub of the East Coast by bringing together local entrepreneurs, business leaders, angel investors, industry experts, merchants, higher education representatives, students and community members...

UBMe Launches Revolutionary Online Ordering and Curbside Communication

November 13, 2020

With the holidays rapidly approaching amidst a global pandemic, local restaurants are looking at creative ways to increase their revenue while promoting safety and convenience for their customers and staff. With support from the Ben Franklin Technology Partners and the Southside Bethlehem KIZ, UBMe’s patented technology now includes a product specifically for restaurants that provides an online ordering platform and implements curbside safety and connectivity...  

LV Startup

November 3, 2020

LV Startup is a monthly newsletter, created by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, that is laser-focused on the needs of startups in the greater Lehigh Valley...

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