Coworking space opens in Bethlehem, with plans to become a ‘business beehive’ and expand to Allentown, Easton

It came to Terry Wallace as an epiphany. On a Sunday about two years ago at his Palmer Township home, Wallace’s daughter Michaella posed a question before his weekly commute to New York City, where he kept an apartment for a job at WeWork.



Local art is on display at Venture X with these Bethlehem stars that were designed by Moravian College's art department students during a tour Oct. 7, 2020, in Bethlehem. In the 13,000-square-foot facility, there are 40 office spaces.


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Local art is on display at Venture X with these Bethlehem stars that were designed by Moravian College’s art department students during a tour Oct. 7, 2020, in Bethlehem. In the 13,000-square-foot facility, there are 40 office spaces.



a living room filled with furniture and a large window: An open space in the common area at Venture X in Bethlehem.


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An open space in the common area at Venture X in Bethlehem.

“Are you going home tonight?” she asked.

Wallace, thinking he was home, realized it was time for a change, after two decades of commuting to New York. So he left WeWork and decided to start his own business — near home, in

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20/20NOW Announces Scott Robinson Has Joined the Company to Expand Business Development

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NEW YORK, Oct. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — 20/20NOW, the pioneer and innovator of Tele-Optometry announced the addition of Scott Robinson to the sales team in a Business Development role. Robinson has 20 years of ophthalmic sales and senior leadership experience. “I am truly excited about this opportunity to leave my mark on the development of the next generation of vision care. With the unique and groundbreaking technology of 2020NOW, I look forward to contributing my Optical segment experiences and utilizing my industry relationships to help my team push vision care into its next exciting phase,” Robinson stated.

Scott has a proven history of sales accomplishments including closing $15M in new account sales within one year. “Scott has a demonstrated history of success in our industry that will make him a

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Mastercard and Marqeta Expand Strategic Global Partnership – Press Release

OAKLAND, Calif. & PURCHASE, N.Y.–(Business Wire)–Marqeta, the global modern card issuing platform, and Mastercard today announced an extended global partnership to expand into new geographies, open access to new products, and launch additional card programs together. As part of this partnership, Mastercard has also made a financial investment in Marqeta.

This new agreement represents a deeper global collaboration between Marqeta and Mastercard. Since 2014, Marqeta and Mastercard have been working together to help fintechs, digital banks and commerce disruptors across North America and Europe bring innovative card products and programs to market. Beginning in Asia Pacific, the two companies will expand their collaboration into multiple new geographies, optimizing for global scale and driving efficiencies across their businesses to better serve the market. Mastercard will help expedite Marqeta’s international expansion by streamlining its global network certification process, which governs which providers are allowed to process payments internationally through the Mastercard network.

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20/20NOW Announces Scott Robinson Has Joined the Company to Expand Business Development | News

NEW YORK, Oct. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — 20/20NOW, the pioneer and innovator of Tele-Optometry announced the addition of Scott Robinson to the sales team in a Business Development role. Robinson has 20 years of ophthalmic sales and senior leadership experience. “I am truly excited about this opportunity to leave my mark on the development of the next generation of vision care. With the unique and groundbreaking technology of 2020NOW, I look forward to contributing my Optical segment experiences and utilizing my industry relationships to help my team push vision care into its next exciting phase,” Robinson stated. 

Scott has a proven history of sales accomplishments including closing $15M in new account sales within one year. “Scott has a demonstrated history of success in our industry that will make him a valuable member of our team,” stated Chuck Scott, CEO.

20/20NOW National Sales Director Robert Iasillo added, “It was

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Accenture to Acquire Myrtle Consulting Group to Expand Implementation of New Digital Manufacturing, Operations and Supply Chain Models for Clients

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to acquire Myrtle Consulting Group (“Myrtle”), an industrial operations consulting firm headquartered in Houston. Myrtle partners with leading companies across consumer products, life sciences, chemicals, mining and other heavy manufacturing industries to produce and distribute goods in a safer, more efficient and sustainable way.

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Accenture has agreed to acquire industrial operations consulting firm Myrtle Consulting Group (Photo: Business Wire)

The acquisition will expand Accenture’s manufacturing and supply chain capabilities. Specifically, it will strengthen Accenture’s ability to transform these areas for clients from initial value assessments and operating model strategies to new business processes and technology solutions. Myrtle’s team will join Accenture Industry X, which helps clients improve how they operate factories and plants.

Nigel Stacey, global lead of Accenture Industry X, said: “Cost, quality and safety remain a constant and rising challenge for manufacturing

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