YUM! acquires Tictuk

YUM! Brands continues to invest in its tech-enabled growth strategy. It has acquired Tictuk, an Israeli company that offers an intelligent online ordering system through chat.

KSTC creates small business accelerator

The Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation (KSTC) has partnered with OKCatalyst, which assists small businesses with securing DoD innovation awards, to create a new accelerator program that will prepare Kentucky entrepreneurs to submit ideas to the DOD for funding.

Boosting minority, female entrepreneurs

Fifth Third Bancorp has named the recipients of its $1.2 million program designed to boost minority, female entrepreneurs, including six in the Louisville area.

eLeaP announces new feature

Learning management software innovator eLeaP announced the addition of an on-the-job training (OJT) tracking feature for the company’s LMS. The feature lets users track training via a broad range of metrics, close skills gaps, and ensure compliance with industry and government regulations.

Render Competition now open

Render Capital’s competition invests $100,000 into eight startups each year to help them scale their solutions. Winners are required to locate within the Greater Louisville region. Applications for this year’s competition are now open. For more information, click here.

Care Coordination Tech

Appriss Health, a leader in cloud-based care coordination software and analytics solutions focused on behavioral health and substance use disorders, has acquired PatientPing.