9 05, 2019

KY Entrepreneurship | Reinventing Startup Support 

By |2019-05-09T08:57:52+00:00May 9th, 2019|Kentucky|0 Comments

With state government shuttering its dozen Kentucky Innovation Network offices in favor of more localized support for startup business ecosystems, the Greater Louisville region is percolating with new public-sector ventures to incite economic growth by nurturing the area’s entrepreneurs. The Louisville metropolitan area is growing, but not as rapidly as it would prefer with a [...]

12 10, 2018

XLerateHealth, U of L, UK and WVU to create medical technology platform 

By |2018-10-12T09:56:27+00:00October 12th, 2018|Accelerator/incubator, Kentucky|0 Comments

XLerateHealth LLC and three major universities are working together to create a hub that would help universities commercialize new biomedical technology. The Louisville startup accelerator is working with the University of Louisville, University of Kentucky and West Virginia University to create an online accelerator hub, and their leaders announced Thursday that they will use a [...]

11 08, 2017

University of Kentucky UKAccel Program Has First Graduating Class, Demo Day 

By |2017-08-11T18:38:33+00:00August 11th, 2017|Competition, Kentucky, Student Funds|0 Comments

The University of Kentucky Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship (VACE) and UK's Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC) held the first Demo Day at the Gatton College of Business and Economics with graduates from the UKAccel Program. The UKAccel program, which is managed by OTC and VACE, offers a professional development and experiential learning opportunity to UK researchers interested in turning their intellectual property into [...]

6 08, 2015

Kentucky Grants $800,000 in State Income Tax Credits to Accelerator

By |2015-08-06T10:47:15+00:00August 6th, 2015|Kentucky, State or Government|0 Comments

The Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority today granted to UpTech Fund II, LLC $800,000 in state income tax credits, pursuant to the Kentucky Investment Fund Act. UpTech Fund II, the pre-seed fund connected with the UpTech, Inc. accelerator program in Covington, is in the process of raising a $2,000,000 fund to make investments in the [...]