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HOT COFFEE: Bellarmine’s new tech degree | $11.3M for liver illness research | Launch Blue

June 28, 2021

Bellarmine ups its tech game A new online-only program at Bellarmine University allows career-changers to earn a degree in software and data engineering in just one […]


HOT COFFEE: IT job openings increase | UK studies Alzheimer’s cure | Future of Work

June 21, 2021

Louisville: 27% increase in tech jobs between April and May The Louisville metropolitan area recorded a 27% increase from April to May in the number […]

Louisville, KY

HOT COFFEE: Faster biopsy results | Global headquarters comes to Lexington | Industry 4.0

June 14, 2021

Faster biopsy results Anyone who has to wait for biopsy results knows that the days (and even weeks) of waiting to hear are excruciating. The […]


HOT COFFEE: A $100M investment | YUM! Brands & AI | Bellarmine’s new health tech program

June 7, 2021

$100M investment for Climavision Louisville-headquartered Climavision has landed a $100 million strategic investment from The Rise Fund for its weather services and intelligence platform. Climavision’s […]

HOT COFFEE: 300 startups compete | Venture Capital in Lexington | GoodMaps goes global

June 1, 2021

All in for Render Capital competition Render Capital, a $15 million regional fund of Access Ventures, has received over 300 applications for its startup competition, which helps […]


HOT COFFEE: Medtech breakthrough | Smart oven upgrades | Tech transfer leadership

May 24, 2021

HANDLE wins MedTech Breakthrough award HANDLE Global’s Capital Cycle Management platform was selected as the winner of the “Best Data Visualization Solution” at this year’s MedTech Breakthrough […]

Louisville, Ky

HOT COFFEE: Talaris’ public offering | Forecastr closes round | Going electric

May 17, 2021

Talaris’ initial public offering Talaris Therapeutics announced its initial public offering of 8,825,000 shares of common stock at a price of $17 per share. Talaris […]

Louisville, Ky

HOT COFFEE: Therapy for aggressive tumors; RxLightning raises $2M; Fintech in Louisville

May 10, 2021

Cell-based therapy for aggressive tumors A UofL student startup aimed at fighting cancer has won the inaugural CardStart innovation competition. MD/PhD student Jordan Noe’s startup MAC-BIO […]

Louisville, KY

HOT COFFEE: Toyota invests in students; GE & Industry 4.0; Funding for Virtual Peaker

May 3, 2021

Toyota invests in education Toyota is investing $1.7 million to provide full-tuition scholarships to female and minority students, along with needed resources to earn an engineering […]

Louisville, Ky

HOT COFFEE: CDC funds research at UofL, Baptist Health’s COVID feat, El Toro & OTT

April 26, 2021

CDC funds research at UofL We’re sensing a theme here. UofL has received $8.6 million from the CDC to back research that could help health […]