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UK names Hartman as new director for innovation office

Former entrepreneur Eric Hartman has been named as the new director of the Lexington office of the Kentucky Innovation Network, an arm of the University of Kentucky’s Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship in the Gatton College of Business and Economics. [ read more ]

Nash Appointed Director of Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship

University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics Dean David W. Blackwell today announced the appointment of Warren O. Nash III as the new executive director of the college's Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship. [ read more ]

Entrepreneurial Pitch Competition Brings SPARK to UK

The University of Kentucky Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship is hosting the SPARK Ignite Pitch Competition for local residents that have an idea and/or technology/product in its early stages. Up to 10 companies/individuals from the Bluegrass region will be selected to make five-minute pitches about their concept to a panel of experienced judges. Cash prizes will be awarded to winners. [ read more ]

Venture Studio Bootcamp Team Wins at Georgia Tech!

A team of University of Kentucky students captured first place this past weekend at the Georgia Bowl intercollegiate entrepreneurship competition hosted by Georgia Tech in Atlanta, Georgia. [ read more ]

UK Venture Studio helps students turn ideas into businesses

Today’s undergraduates, confronted by a sluggish job market, are looking to universities to teach them how to turn their ideas into their own businesses or nonprofit ventures. [ read more ]

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