Learning to code can be intimidating on your own. Maybe you’ve started an online course but never finished. Perhaps you’ve made a website with Wordpress or a drag-and-drop web design tool, but want to do more. If you’re curious if a career in code is for you, or just want to gain a useful new skill,Continue reading "Intro to Web Development – Spring 2021"
Join us on Youtube LIVE & Facebook LIVE with Jeremiah Chapman, the Co-Founder and CEO of Fresh Fry. FreshFry is a food-tech company founded in 2014 by two engineers who saw the opportunity to create meaningful, innovative, and sustainable products for those who make food, and transform waste into a promising future. FreshFry is changingContinue reading "Story Mornings with Fresh Fry Co-Founder Jeremiah Chapman"
Do you have a great idea for an invention, startup or business? Then Join Us at the Inventors Network KY for another Online Open Meeting. This workshop is going to be optionally online, physical location is tentative because of Covid19 Do you have a great idea for an invention, startup or business? Then Join UsContinue reading "KY Inventors Network Workshop"
In this session, Haley Cawthon, a staff reporter at Louisville Business First, will share insights into the journalism industry and how entrepreneurs can use media outlets to validate and promote their businesses. She will cover topics such as: what makes something worthy of news coverage; how to build media connections; and the best ways toContinue reading "Pitching To The Press"
In celebration of International Women’s Day, Cintrifuse is assembling five accomplished women to share their stories and speak on female entrepreneurship. The panel discussion of female founders will be led by Betsy Bluestone, Senior Director Scouting & Partnerships P&G Ventures. This webinar will be beneficial for current/future females in the startup space and their allies.
Join us on Wednesday, March 17th from 12 to 1 PM EST to hear Jim Higdon share his journey as an entrepreneur and what led him to create the Cornbread Hemp brand. Jim has an amazing story to share and many experiences to share about raising capital and leading a startup in this popular, yet controversial industry.Continue reading "Startup Grind Fireside Chat with Jim Higdon"
This virtual meetup brings our regional blockchain community together to discuss and share the future of the impact of blockchain technologies and businesses in our region. Bluegrass Blockchain partners across Paducah, Lexington, Louisville and Cincinnati will come together to introduce themselves to the community to collaborate to bring new opportunities to our region.
Taking place over two days, a hackathon is a laboratory of innovation in which participants with different backgrounds and expertise come together to “hack” on an urgent social problem by brainstorming possible solutions. This hackathon is being co-hosted by Bellarmine University, the Leadership Louisville Center, Educational Justice, Greater Louisville Inc., the Louisville Future of WorkContinue reading "Digital Divide Hackathon"
Often startups and early stage companies capitalize their business by issuing equity to outside investors. The initial round of investment is often called a seed round. Depending on the stage of the company and the amount of capital raised, the investment may be structured in a variety of ways and investors may range from friendsContinue reading "The Mechanics of (Pre) Seed Stage Finance"
The goal of this session is to provide insight on how to select a technical partner and once selected, how to optimally communicate with your technical partner. These recommendations are informed by several founder/tech partner experiences that we've had at Near the Box. In addition, we'll talk through some key terms and questions to askContinue reading "How to Select and Communicate With a Technical Partner"
Good bourbons are aged, but all legendary bourbons live forever. The Earl and Kentucky Straight Ice have collobarated together to bring you a bourbon tasting that showcases some amazing bourbons and their stories. Join us for a six part series highlighting Woodford Reserve, Old Forester, Willet, Starlight, and Buffalo Trace. At each event, you willContinue reading "Legendary Bourbon Series"