The Power of Personal Branding

Imagine never having to “sell” in your business. What if instead of outbound prospecting, your phone rang, emails came into your inbox, and people contacted you to do business with them? That is the power of having a strong personal brand.  When you have a powerful reputation customers flock to you, those around you are loyal to you, and your brand has enough trust to withstand scrutinyContinue reading "The Power of Personal Branding"

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KY PTAC Virtual Open House

In celebration of National PTAC Day, the Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs) are celebrating the contracting success of our small business clients nationwide on September 15. As your local PTAC, we are hosting a virtual open house, and we invite you to celebrate with us! Special guests representing the contracting spectrum will be on handContinue reading "KY PTAC Virtual Open House"

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Elevate Ventures VIRTUAL Startup Study Hall with Bob Rodenbeck

Identifying opportunities at the fuzzy front end of innovationIf only we had a crystal ball to know what things would be successful. In this study hall, you will learn methods and techniques for predicting whether new business or product ideas will be successful.

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Ground Up Marketing in the Federal Arena

This webinar will cover topics such as how to generate leads & software(s) used; First phase: Website, SEO, Reorganization, Building market strategy, building a target market;  Second phase: experiment with paid advertisements, Email marketing changes (templates, Fiverr, pinpointe);  Third phase: other advertisement avenues, google analytics and ad’s, adjusting to the market, association marketing, the importance ofContinue reading "Ground Up Marketing in the Federal Arena"

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SBIR Unplugged

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SBIR Unplugged is your monthly SBIR/STTR focused networking and peer mentoring connection for Kentucky-based startups and university innovators. Whether you are new to SBIR or an SBIR pro, you will enjoy this chance to connect with your peers, learn, and share your knowledge. SBIR Unplugged continues to meet virtually during COVID. We look forward toContinue reading "SBIR Unplugged"

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The Spirit of Innovation Networking and Quick-Pitch Competition

The College of Business Graduate Programs and the Forcht Center for Entrepreneurship present: THE SPIRIT OF INNOVATION - Free networking and Quick-Pitch Competition at the Rabbit Hole Distillery! Network with our faculty and staff and learn more about our graduate programs, including our #25 Nationally Ranked Innovation MBA, MBA, and MSBA programs or our graduateContinue reading "The Spirit of Innovation Networking and Quick-Pitch Competition"

Launch Blue Virtual Office Hours

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Our Virtual Office Hours are the perfect opportunity to engage with the Launch Blue coaches and instructors. Whether you are looking for more information about one of our programs, have a question about your application, or are a tech founder looking for advice join us Fridays at 12:30-1:30 pm ET.

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Inventors Network Kentucky Online Meeting: A Special Talk with Woody Norris!

Woody Norris is a serial inventor of electronics, tools and cutting-edge sonic equipment — such as the LRAD acoustic cannon. He is a remarkable inventor and his talks are incredibly memorable don't miss this terrific opportunity to hear from such a unique and novel mind! If you are not a member, tickets are required forContinue reading "Inventors Network Kentucky Online Meeting: A Special Talk with Woody Norris!"

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Venture Sharks Prelims presented by Amplify Louisville & Ky Innovation

TEN20 Craft Brewery 1020 E Washington St., Louisville

Jump in the water with the Venture Sharks! Semifinalists will compete for $5,000 cash and thousands in prizes in the preliminary round of our 12th annual business pitch competition. Special thanks to our title sponsors, Amplify and KY Innovation, who are allowing us to offer this event free of charge!  At the prelims, entrepreneurs willContinue reading "Venture Sharks Prelims presented by Amplify Louisville & Ky Innovation"

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Derby City Angels Meeting

LHCC Innovation Center 201 East Jefferson, Louisville

The Derby City Angels is an angel investor group that is part of the Sheltowee Angel Network. The Derby City Angels meets monthly on the third Tuesday of the month and will see pitches from entrepreneurs from across the region. Investors will wee pitches from entrepreneurs selected by the Derby City Angels each month, andContinue reading "Derby City Angels Meeting"

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Startup Breakfast

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Being a startup entrepreneur is a difficult and lonely job! Sometimes you are lost, confused, frustrated, disappointed, scared, or just need help. Sometimes you have something to celebrate! You definitely have a skill or experience that could benefit your colleagues! Startup Breakfast is an informal meeting of Startup entrepreneurs and leaders - an opportunity toContinue reading "Startup Breakfast"

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