Blight removal in Bethlehem, a redeveloped Allentown Metal Works, a master plan for the envisioned Da Vinci Science City in Easton, an expanded business incubator at Lehigh University – all these and more are moving forward thanks to new grants from the BB&T Economic Growth Fund.
Every year, almost a million people head to the Lehigh Valley for the country's largest free music festival, staged in the shadow of Bethlehem's iconic steel stacks. At this year's event (running August 4 through 13) you can check out performances by Santana, LIVE, Toby Keith and many more. When your ears need a break, there's plenty of hoppy brews, tasty eats, local art and outdoor adventures to be had in this rich PA region.
In the latest installment of our 'Incubating Innovation' series, Wayne Barz takes aim at overly optimistic market-size predictions and warns startups seeking investment to start at the bottom, rather than the top.
Wayne Barz has more advice for startups in his latest "Incubating Innovation" column. Not every hot new thing goes mainstream. Once you've made your first sale, avoid the hype cycle and focus on pushing innovators to adopt your tech-driven product.
For a startup, nabbing your first sale is a moment worth celebrating. In the latest installment of our 'Incubating Innovation' series, Wayne Barz talks about the journey to that big score, and the challenges that follow.
At LaunchBayC, passionate young people spend the summer honing their entrepreneurial vision free from grades and benchmarks. This Lehigh University program has transformed an old Bethlehem Steel facility into a hotbed for 21st century innovation.
An old Bethlehem Steel facility has been transformed into an homage and examination of the country's -- and the Lehigh Valley's -- industrial legacy. Open since August, the museum provides a chance to get up close and personal with major machinery.