UK Venture Studio to Host 'Hands-on' Prototyping Workshop Feb. 13

The Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship, part of the University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics, will host a hands-on prototyping workshop at 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13, in the UK Venture Studio, located in room 124 of the Gatton College building. The event will feature three guest speakers: Todd Hastings from the UK College of Engineering, Doug Clarke from Kre8Now Makerspace in Lexington, and Marissa Wilson from the UK College of Design. [ read more ]

2017 UK Venture Challenge is Open!

Registration is open for this year’s University of Kentucky Venture Challenge, the university-wide competition for student entrepreneurs. The challenge will take place Saturday, Feb. 18, at the William T. Young Library's UK Athletics Auditorium. [ read more ]

Entrepreneurs Celebrated at 2016 UK Venture Studio Bootcamp Graduation

The University of Kentucky’s Venture Studio Entrepreneurs Bootcamp program recently graduated 42 participants from various colleges across campus and the Lexington community. [ read more ]

SPARK Recognizes Entrepreneurial Community for Creating 307 Jobs, Raising Over $65 Million

As part of Lexington’s sixth annual Global Entrepreneurship Week, SPARK, a Bluegrass Business Development Partnership (BBDP) initiative, held its annual Entrepreneurial Celebration Thursday, Nov. 17, and announced that the Central Kentucky entrepreneurial community created 307 new jobs and raised $65.3 million in capital funds in Fiscal Year 2016. [ read more ]

Lexington celebrates global entrepreneurship with weeklong schedule of events

Lexington again is celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week, from Nov. 14-20, with a host of events scheduled to recognize the strength of the local entrepreneurial community and empower those who are launching or considering their own entrepreneurial endeavors. [ read more ]

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