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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A New Community is on Campus – the University of Kentucky’s Salesforce Club

Lexington — August 4, 2020 — VACE is announcing, the creation of a brand-new type of club at UK.  The University of Kentucky’s Salesforce Club (UKY SFC) hosted by the Gatton College of Business & Economics in the Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship.

"Wildly Possible" Virtual Contest Winners Announced!

July 27, 2020: “Wildy Possible” Virtual Startup Contest Winners Announced! The Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship hosted the "Wildly Possible" Virtual Startup Contest on July 20, 2020, in which only the Top 5 finalists were selected out of over 150 applicants.

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE INVESTS $300,000 IN CARES ACT FUNDING TO BOOST UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $300,000 CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, to boost their capacity to support regional economic development strategies in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Contact: EDA Public Affairs Department, (202) 482-4085 | July 8, 2020