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"
This four-part introductory workshop series will give participants an opportunity to learn about machine learning, culminating in applying Microsoft Azure’s machine learning to a data set that addresses a topic that is important to their community. We will start with introducing the concept of machine learning and artificial intelligence, how it affects Louisville, and theContinue reading "I4Good: Machine Learning for a Better World (Workshop #4)"
Come watch five startups pitch their ideas to judges for a prize! It's dinner *and* and a show. About this Event: Welcome to the first 5 Across of 2021! As always, we'll have 5 pitches from local entrepreneurs for 5 minutes each competing for $500... all at 5pm for $5... you get the picture. TicketContinue reading "5 Across February 2021 Pitch Competition"
"There's no sense in training a more diverse tech talent pool if the companies that would hire them make them feel unwelcome or marginalized" says Ben Reno-Weber of the Louisville Future of Work Initiative. What does it mean to have an "inclusive culture" and how do we craft one? In this panel conversation, we willContinue reading "Creating Inclusive Cultures"
Startup Chowdown is a monthly lunch, held the last Friday of every month to foster random collisions and non-transactional relationships, celebrating the wins in our community (#celebratethewins hosted by Larry Horn from Amplify) and featured guest speakers on everything from raising capital, hiring the right talent for your company to how to get published andContinue reading "Startup Chowdown Feat. Logan Burchett"
Brick Bridge Consulting won the Citrix Converge 2020 Hackathon in style with their entry “You had me at Productivity”, a fast-paced tour of the future of work. Join Citrix evangelists Pat Patterson and Sonny Chhen as they invite the team from Brick Bridge to share the secrets of their success. We’ll look at the different systemsContinue reading "How to Win the Citrix Converge Hackathon"
Grab your afternoon coffee and join us for the KYPTAC Social Hour! This informal event will be facilitated by Kentucky State Director Nancy Brown and will cover what YOU want to discuss. This is a great opportunity to ask questions, network with other PTAC clients, discuss current and upcoming events in government contracting that impactContinue reading "KYPTAC Social Hour"
There’s a lot to like about the traditional tech financing model of Seed Round -> Series A -> Series B -> Exit/IPO. But SparkToro was not willing to trade lower risk and profitable growth for a higher growth rate pushed by investors that would bring high-risk consequences to their long-term prospects. The company is proving there’s anotherContinue reading "Venture Connectors Virtual Lunch"
This webinar will discuss subcontracting considerations with regard to meeting Agency requirements, and contract clause flowdown considerations. Clause flowdowns are an important aspect to understand about contracting for Government requirements as primes and subcontractors need to ensure their liabilities are covered in the contractual relationships. This webinar will be presented by KYPTAC Counselors Carrie WillettContinue reading "Subcontracting and contract clause flowdown considerations"
In this session, you will learn about the necessary elements to raise capital for your startup. These elements include: building the proper pitch deck, team requirements, proving traction, validating your financial model, and preparing documentation/scripts. If you are raising capital or are considering launching a startup this session will give you the details necessary toContinue reading "Startup Fundraising 101"