Cerora Favorable Mention on Fox Business News

Cerora received some favorable words http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/3651684230001/health-care-focused-on-a-moment-in-time/#sp=show-clips When asked about a most exciting or special opportunity that came across his desk, Startup Health CEO Steve Krein offered, "With Cerora, Coaches all around the world can see immediately if a child has a concussion."...

Carmell Therapeutics receives funds from LV Angel Investors in April 2014

April 2014 -- Lehigh Valley Angel Investors fund Carmell Therapeutics -- Carmell Therapeutics, founded in 2007,  is commercializing technology developed jointly at Carnegie Mellon University and Allegheny General Hospital. The proprietary technology enables the manufacture of biologically active plastics from blood plasma for treating injuries to bone and connective tissue. These...

EggZack gets strategic investment from Lehigh Valley Angel Investors

LVAI has invested in EggZack, Inc to boost the Company’s sales growth with strategic partners, and execute its marketing plan. LVAI provides seed or growth capital to startup companies located in the Lehigh Valley region of Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton in Northeastern Pennsylvania. EggZack, Inc. offers an automated local marketing system that is specially...

LVAI invests in mdCurrent.in

The Lehigh Valley Angel Investors are announcing an investment in mdCurrent.in. mdCurrent.in is a digital healthcare publication that serves practicing doctors in the developing world. The purpose is to provide first line doctors with critical clinical and business operations information they need for their environment. The initial emphasis is on...

LVAI’s First Investment: Orion Fleet Intelligence

We are proud to announce that the Lehigh Valley Angel Investors had made its first investment to Orion Security LSP. This is a milestone for the LVAI, and we hope it also marks the beginning of ongoing collaboration between LVAI and area entrepreneurs. Orion Fleet Intelligence provides GPS-based business intelligence (‘BI’) software...

10 Steps To Make Your Startup Fundable

Investors of all sort expects to see forward progress, both before and after a funding event. No matter how hard you worked on the startup, if you don’t have any result to show then you will most likely turn investors down. Every startup must be moving forward in order to...

Angel Tax Credit Proposed in PA

Representative Stan Saylor introduced HB 1503 to create an angel investment tax credit in Pennsylvania. Cosponsored by 57 members of the PA House of Representatives, this legislation would provide angel investors with a 25 percent tax credit for investments made in technology related start-ups that are based in Pennsylvania. As...

Angel-Fundable Startup Companies

The Lehigh Valley Angel Investors has not produced detailed guidelines on what we will look at and what we won’t, at least not yet. The group is still young and will develop that articulation over time. In the meantime, this article by Bill Payne does a good job of describing what angel investors typically are...

LVAI’s Todd Welch presents iPrize

Creative thinking and imagination drive innovation! Everyone has the potential to create value and shape the future through the manifestation of their innovative ideas. The Baker Institute for Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Innovation is Lehigh University’s platform for supporting innovators with ideas that can become entrepreneurial successes.  Tonight the Baker Institute will be...

Ben Franklin to Invest $875,000 In Regional Economic Development

The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s (BFTP/NEP) Board of Directors approved the investment of $875,000 in support of regional economic development. The investments are with seven early-stage technology companies and will make four investments from its operating funds: BioSample Solutions LLC, Ben Franklin TechVentures, Bethlehem, Northampton County Ben Franklin Investment:...

LVAI featured in the Morning Call

The Lehigh Valley Angel Investors was featured in the Morning Call. An excerpt: A group of eight area business people, led by Todd Welch of the Warren County, N.J.-based Charter Partners, formed Lehigh Valley Angel Investors late last year. The members have started meeting to evaluate and — if they think they...