eBlu raises $11.4m

eBlu Solutions, a Louisville-based digital health prior authorization software company, has raised an $11.4M Series A round led by OCA Ventures (Chicago), with co-investors Mutual Capital Partners (Cleveland) and FCA Venture Partners’ Health Innovations II (Nashville).

RxLightning to work with Microsoft

New Albany-based healthcare tech company RxLightning has been inducted into Microsoft for Startups, a global program dedicated to accelerating the trajectory of high-potential B2B startups to enable growth at scale. RxLightning was founded in 2020.

UofL and Harvard work on new therapy

UofL is collaborating on research with Harvard University on a therapy that could prevent dangerous side effects of the gene therapy delivery adeno-associated virus (AAV).

Tax breaks for cryptocurrency miners

Governor Beshear signed off on tax breaks for cryptocurrency miners who operate in the commonwealth. Senate Bill 255 extends the commonwealth’s clean energy-focused incentives to miners who invest at least $1 million in equipment. House Bill 230 similarly offers miners a series of sales and excise tax breaks.

UK helps grow STEM careers

The University of Kentucky is creating a unique pipeline to increase STEM careers for traditionally underrepresented populations by launching its STEM Through Authentic Research and Training (START) program.

Your car and your smartphone

Louisville-based startup AutoBio has developed a removable window cling for the car with a code that can be scanned to get all the car’s info on the user’s smartphone.