BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Entrepreneurs are making their pitches, hoping to be part of the Startup Lehigh Valley Team.

The Bethlehem-based investment company held a networking event on Oct. 30.

Ten local companies got to talk about their brands and make a pitch for investment. If Startup Lehigh Valley invests in a brand, the company comes to work in its facility, affectionately called "the factory."

Managing Partner Rich Thompson says there's a list of local companies hoping to be part of the team.