“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson
- Kare Mobile lands investment
- UofL's report on healthcare transformation
- Louisville is one of top cities for women in tech
- UK breaks ground on home for high-tech cos.
- HEN's 2021 Healthcare Fellows
- Reducing pathogens in air with tech
- Podcast: Igniting innovation
- On Our Radar: Render Capital
- Around the Region
March 8, 2021
Render Capital invests in Kare Mobile
UofL releases report for health care transformation
Louisville in top 20 in best cities for women in tech
SmartAsset has released seventh annual study on the best cities for women in tech analyzed data to identify the best cities for women tech workers. Louisville is tied for 18th place on the list with 26 percent of tech jobs currently filled by women.
A home for early-stage, high tech companies
Representatives from the University of Kentucky, the Woodbury Corporation and state and local officials have broken ground on a $15 million development that will soon become a home for early stage, high-tech companies from across Kentucky.
HEN announces its 2021 Healthcare Fellows
Health Enterprises Network (HEN) has announced its 2021 Healthcare Fellows. The 19 healthcare executives will participate in a 10-month program where they will explore the healthcare sector, develop their industry knowledge, hone their leadership skills and expand their professional connections. You can see the full list of the Fellows by clicking here.
Tech for reducing pathogens in air
Trim.co, a company that is redefining the workplace experience with Salon Services at work, has rolled out a mobile, self-contained cleaning device that uses ultraviolet emitting radiation technology to reduce pathogens in the air. You can see it in action here.
If you enjoy discovering innovation in surprising places and hearing stories from entrepreneurial leaders, Fast Frontiers is your new must-listen to podcast. Host Tim Schigel, Managing Partner of Refinery Ventures, brings you interviews from leading funders, ecosystem builders, corporate innovators, and startup founders. Your next big idea is one episode away!
Disagree and commit — S2: E7
Disagree and commit is a concept made famous by Jeff Bezos. It's something that's used often among partners in venture firms. Not everybody agrees with an investment idea, but once the investment's made, everybody is pulling in the same direction. Mackey Craven, investor and Forbes 30 under 30 alumnus, explains how this is put into practice to achieve success.
What problem do you really solve? — S2: E8
Are you ready to solve a key problem and build a startup that’s a category king like Uber or Airbnb? Then, play bigger! Kevin Maney, co-author of Play Bigger and advisor at Category Design, joins the Fast Frontiers podcast to provide insight on developing your next big idea.
Navigating in chaos — S2: E9
VUCA stands for volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous. Sound familiar? Thanks, 2020. VUCA is a term that came out of the military. Today, it’s a power tool for companies to create a successful framework for innovation. Author and researcher Bruce Vojak shares how VUCA is put into practice so you too can navigate innovation in chaos and thrive.
Spotlight: Render Capital
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