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An order of innovation | Around the Region | Know your city!

One pizza topped with innovation, please Around the Region Know Your City! Mo Sloan, founder, EZ-Chow   Sometimes companies emerge from a need for convenience. For Mo Sloan, it started with a penchant for a certain pizza and an easier way to order it. Sloan is the founder of EZ-Chow, a company that provides restaurants [...]

New minority business incubator | Stroke prevention | SentryHealth buys MAP Health

Firm selected to create minority business incubator $1.8M grant for stroke care programs Humana awards $1.7M to minority nonprofits SentryHealth buys MAP Health On Our Radar The philanthropic arm of Humana is focusing on health equity with a new fund. The Humana Foundation announced it is awarding $1.7 million to 15 nonprofits that have Black, [...]

Kentucky tech investment | 22 clinical trials | Health innovation

No summer break for innovation! Nine high-tech Kentucky companies receive matching funds from the state, Butchertown facility will be home to 22 clinical trials, tech for installing air conditioning, the Healthcare Ventures Challenge, and Toyota provides vehicles for tech programs.

A new tech degree at Bellarmine | Mentorship for Black-owned businesses | Launch Blue

The Louisville region is always innovating! A new tech degree at Bellarmine University, the Butterfly Program is a Bloomberg Philanthropies finalist, University of Louisville awarded $11.3M for liver illness research, the Russell Technology Business Incubator receives $500K from the James Graham Brown Foundation, and more.

IT job growth | Microsoft’s Future of Work Initiative celebrates 2 years in Louisville | Alzheimer’s research

Innovation happening here! Demand for IT talent surges between April and May, Microsoft's Future of Work Initiative celebrates two years in Louisville with a new program, UK study focuses on Alzheimer's cure, and a local company receives kudos for fintech.

Faster biopsy results | Rubicon Technologies moves HQ to Lexington | 200+ innovative resources

Norton Cancer Institute's lab uses next-generation sequencing to speed up biopsy results, Rubicon Technologies establishes its global headquarters in Lexington, the GE Appliances Industry 4.0 Development program has its first Alum, and over 200 innovative resources in Louisville.

Innovative experiences | Podcast: the upside of telling stories | Around the Region

Ready to visit an amusement park this summer? First, read our interview with Billy Boyd from the Weber Group. This local firm creates innovative experiences at Cedar Point and other parks. Plus, the upside of telling stories and regional innovation news.

$100M investment for Climavision | YUM! Brands & AI | First Dollar program

Innovation & investment in Louisville: Climavision attracts $100M from The Rise Fund, the University of Kentucky gets a $5.6M NIH grant, Bellarmine University creates a Master of Health Science in Biomedical Sciences program, YUM! continues to invest in #AI, and Render Capital launches First Dollar program.

Bourbon & IoT | 300 apply for Render Competition | Venture capital in Lexington | GoodMaps

We talk with StructuRight's CEO Jeff Phelps about IoT tech. Plus, 300 apply for the Render Capital competition, venture capital in southern Indiana, GoodMaps' tech goes to Europe, and more regional innovation.

Therapy for aggressive tumors | RxLightning raises $2 million | Fintech startup of the year

Innovation is happening here: Cancer research at the University of Louisville and University of Kentucky, RxLightning raises $2 million, accolades for #fintech startup borderless, Vogt Awards accepting applications, and 219 innovative organizations on our radar.

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