Accelerating Entrepreneurship

The mission of the University of Kentucky (UK) Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship in keeping with the Gatton College of Business and Economics Strategic Plan, is to strengthen Kentucky’s economy through entrepreneurship, and business outreach in the Commonwealth.

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Entrepreneurs Bootcamp 2.0 Graduation - Spring 2020

On April 30, nine teams led by students, UK faculty and community members graduated from the Spring 2.0 Entrepreneur’s Bootcamp. 

The Bootcamp 2.0 program, run by the Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship (VACE) in the Gatton College of Business and Economics, is an intensive program where teams selected from VACE’s Fall Bootcamp 1.0, work through early business and revenue models, customer validation and refining pitches. 

VACE Announces Award Winners, Launches Bootcamp 2.0

Earlier this month, 28 teams graduated from the Fall 2019 Entrepreneur’s Bootcamp. The bootcamp, run by the Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship (VACE) in the Gatton College of Business and Economics, is a 14-week long intensive program where teams work through early business and revenue models, customer validation and refining pitches.

US Dept. of Commerce renews grant funding for Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship

The Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship (VACE) in UK's Gatton College of Business and Economics has had significant grant funding renewed through the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) University Center Economic Development Program.