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Gaming tech | Aperity ups its data game | JCTC & advanced manufacturing

“Offering multiple games to reach such a broad audience is a great way to create awareness about horse racing." — Chantal Sutherland   Today’s issue: Teaming a lottery game with horse racing Churchill Downs makes play in sports betting Aperity ups its data game JCTC opens manufacturing training site HANDLE Global makes Inc. 5000 list [...]

Tech fostering reading | Improving community health | A freezer farm coming to South Louisville

“A child who reads will be an adult who thinks." — Sasha Salmina    Today’s issue: A niche in Non-Traditional Instruction The right place at the right time UofL hospital acquires a human milk analyzer Trees and human health UPS announces "freezer farm" Hot Briefs Know Your City! Around the region September 8, 2020 HOMEGROWN [...]

Funding you can bet on | Studying a COVID-19 treatment | Water meters go high-tech

“Leaders aren’t born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work." — Vince Lombardi    Today’s issue: Funding you can bet on Possible plasma treatment for COVID-19 At the cellular level Water meters go high-tech Know Your City! Around the region September 1, 2020 FUNDING YOU CAN BET ON [...]

UofL diabetes therapy attracts new partner | Better testing to attack cancer | A car vending machine?

              “When you need to innovate, you need collaboration.” — Marissa Mayer   Today’s issue: UofL diabetes therapy attracts new partner Better testing to attack cancer A car vending machine? Helping others through app development Know Your City! August 18, 2020     ADVANCING HEALTHCARE   Louisville is home [...]

XlerateHealth announces 10th cohort | Vogt Award winners announced | Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs

              “The key is not the will to win… everybody has that. It is the will to prepare to win that is important.” — Bobby Knight   Today’s issue: 3 local startups make XLerateHealth's cohort Needed: A-players for life-changing tech Vogt Award winners Enterprising high schoolers Know Your City! [...]

New ways to quell an old habit | Innovative help for needy | Local tech is growing and more!

              “If we see you smoking, we will assume you are on fire and take appropriate action." — Douglas Adams   Today’s issue: Let's talk tobacco Build tools for better health JBS donates to Covid recovery Supporting the disadvantaged A "techup" on Louisville Scrapbook! Aug 4, 2020     [...]

Cancer tech | KY’s trifecta of startup support | FreshFry lands $3.25 million

              “Cancer may have started the fight, but we will finish it." — Unknown   Today’s issue: Cancer tech Join experts to improve healthcare Another cancer breakthrough KY's trifecta of startup support FreshFry lands $3.25 million Know Your City! July 28, 2020     ATTACKING CANCER   UofL cancer [...]

Game on | Supporting healthcare startups | $62M Appliance Park investment | Accolades for 1si

“Enthusiasm is common. Endurance is rare." — Angela Duckworth   Today’s issue: A cure for cabin fever? Needed: Tech pros for an all-star team Pivoting to support healthcare startups GE invests $62M in Appliance Park Lou Water Co. gets the lead out  Expanding tasty BBQ in South Louisville Cornbread Hemp closing on a round Accolades [...]

Utility tech | UPS delivers grants | Visual processing | KY’s AgTech investment

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” — Helen Keller   Today’s issue: Utility tech creating efficiencies Jobs with a noble mission WeatherCheck joins insurtech accelerator UPS delivers grants Understanding visual processing Kentucky's big Ag move DeSales announces gaming lab Know your city! July 14, 2020 JOINING FORCES Companies team [...]

Entreé-preneurship | Body cam tech | Products from carbon dioxide?

              “A good cook is like a sorceress who dispenses happiness.” — Elsa Schiaparelli   Today’s issue: Entreé-preneurship Looking for a new job opportunity? Support for future minority docs Demand for Red e App grows Body cam tech Products out of carbon dioxide? Best place to work in IT [...]

COVID-19 biomarker identified | UofL & MSD team up | Virtual STEM summer camp

              “If you are curious, you'll find the puzzles around you. If you are determined, you will solve them.” — Erno Rubik   Today’s issue: UofL identifies key COVID-19 biomarker Clues to COVID-19 in our wastewater? TALK offering virtual STEM classes for girls LEAP Group supports local markets Churchill [...]

VR & healthcare | Women leadership in startups | Returning to work

              “If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old.” — Peter F. Drucker    Today’s issue: Healing through virtual reality How to pivot...and pivot...and pivot Innovative bed sheets becomes a source for PPE Returning to work Louisville rapids! June 9, 2020     LEADERSHIP   [...]

Equity for dev work | Humanizing Future of Work | High Schooler gets app patent

              "If you have a million dollars in funding, it will last you a year in Silicon Valley, but it would last you three years in Louisville." — David Galownia, Slingshot Founder and CEO   Today’s issue: Equity for dev work Humanizing the future of work Production Co. project [...]

Leadership & giving back | Aging2.0 to Lou | A telehealth launch

"I truly appreciate the entrepreneurial support that our city provides. There are great organizations and individuals who thrive on assisting entrepreneurs in so many ways." — Lynn Cooper, President of BFW   Today’s issue: Leadership and giving back Louisville attracting more aging innovation Telehealth startup providing new care options Expanding and collaborating COVID-19 testing Biomedical [...]

AI & supply chain | Tracking COVID-19 | Virtual playdates

              Today’s issue: AI improving data for beverage supply chain A boost for tracking COVID-19 locally Reviewing Louisville's social distancing effort Building for the future Virtual playdates for kids Know your city!  May 19, 2020     INNOVATION SPOTLIGHT: APERITY   An AI data solution for beverage companies John [...]

What the return to the office may entail and leveraging startup ingenuity

              Today’s issue: New kiosk for fever detection Relief for cancer patients Norton gets $125K boost for COVID-19 relief efforts A new starting point for local startups Louisville's first virtual hack-a-thon Know your city!  May 12, 2020     BACK TO WORK   A fever detection kiosk to help [...]

How HealthTech and CareTech are driving Louisville forward 

A Louisville company has developed a product that may reduce patient time spent on a ventilator. Mechanical ventilation has been in the news a lot lately as it has been used increasingly in coronavirus treatment. The issue is that the longer a patient is on a ventilator, the more problems that can be introduced, including a weakening of the breathing muscles and cardiac complications. It’s also costly: For every day a person is dependent on mechanical ventilation, costs increase by $1,500.

A Bluegrass blueprint for improved COVID-19 testing

Today’s issue: How a healthcare community comes together against COVID-19 SkuVault helps overcome supply-chain collapse Poplar Ventures closes $22 million venture capital fund  A virtual 5K to raise gap funding for local small businesses UofL has a friend in the diamond business 30-day Data Upskilling Challenge Initiative Remembering past pandemics Know your city!  April 28, [...]

Meet 2 business leaders; exciting health research; fun history + more

Today’s issue: GlowTouch aims to add 75 local employees despite pandemic EZ-Chow exceeds $1M funding goal Louisville comes together to coordinate critical research UoL finds a link between obesity and breast cancer Know your city!  April 21, 2020 VIRTUAL EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT  Venture Innovation Summit - This Wednesday! Join KSTC and regional partners for their first [...]

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