KSF approved as Investment Fund eligible
Angel investment fund Kentucky Select Fund has received commitments from a prominent group of angel investors from Louisville and throughout the Commonwealth and will be providing capital to early-stage businesses with talented management teams.
What VC leads in tech funding in Kentucky?
According to CBInsight’s last analysis, in 2020 VC tech investment reached an all-time high of $130 billion. The report lists the most active VCs in each state. Louisville-based Poplar Ventures led for the state of Kentucky.
Bellarmine launches data science internship
Bellarmine University is launching a data science internship and community engagement program that will pair students from Central High Magnet Career Academy and Bellarmine in teams that will use data to find solutions to social challenges.
Speed School ignites love of science
Students in the Outreach Team at UofL’s Speed School of Engineering have created Engineering Starts at Home videos to ignite a love of science in elementary-age students through fun, educational activities.
UofL has hired alumnus, football star and seasoned tech founder Tendai Charasika to help guide innovations developed at UofL to market. He will work with inventors and the Commercialization EPI-Center to connect UofL technologies to industry and startups.