Q&A with SBA

Join us every Thursday at 12 pm EDT for a Q&A with SBA session. Hear from the SBA's West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina and Kentucky District Offices. They will provide updates and answer questions on any of SBA's programs or services. Registration is not required but encouraged so you can receive a reminder. Join onContinue reading "Q&A with SBA"

Intellectual Property Basics and Helfpul Resources

Unfamiliar with patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets? Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) experts about intellectual property (IP) basics and potential ways to protect your innovation as you transition from idea to product.

Unlocking America’s Seed Fund

OpenGrants is excited to host Ben Schrag, SBIR/STTR Program Director and Policy Liaison at the National Science Foundation (NSF). We will be breaking down everything grant seekers need to know about NSF SBIR opportunities - how the process works, how to be prepared, how to find the right fit and make your application competitive. This discussion isContinue reading "Unlocking America’s Seed Fund"

Venture Connectors July Event: Celebrating Entrepreneurship

TEN20 Craft Brewery 1020 E Washington St., Louisville, KY

Come celebrate the startup community with networking at TEN20 Craft Brewery. Enjoy some tasty appetizers from Happy Belly while you mingle with the movers and shakers in the local entrepreneur and investor community.  Doors open at 5 p.m. Members attend free, and guests are only $20! Each attendee will receive one drink ticket, with aContinue reading "Venture Connectors July Event: Celebrating Entrepreneurship"

NEW July Meeting: Building a Family-Run Company from the Ground Up

Cynthia P. Collier (Cindy) holds degrees from Lindsey Wilson College, Campbellsville University and additionally did graduate work at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Who knew a woman running a successful truck line in a man’s world would have sung her way through college! After college, Cynthia embarked on her career as a woman to be known.Continue reading "NEW July Meeting: Building a Family-Run Company from the Ground Up"

KYPTAC Weekly Webinar

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s All Small Mentor-Protégé Program’s aim is two-fold: (1) Develop strong Protégé firms through Mentor-provided business development assistance, and (2) Enhance the ability of Protégé firms to successfully compete for government contracts. During this webinar, we will explore the program basics and eligibility. Presenter: Pamela Pearson, Kentucky District Office, U.S. Small Business Administration