Louisville Startups

Transparent Entrepreneurship Advice and Case Studies in Business Growth

Louisville is on the verge. On the list of states with highest percentage growth in entrepreneurial activity, Kentucky is listed in the Top 5. Thanks to places like the KY Innovation Network, 1,300 companies have received over $785 million—starting 6,500 new jobs in the state. Louisville is becoming known for their great culture in working and living spaces.

Hubs like StartupLouisville have events listed that allow people who are new in the Louisville startup scene to find events where they can make connections, share ideas, and grow as a entrepreneur and a company. Co-working spaces like The Park are known for their trendy offices and collaborative work environment.

For those who just picture Louisville a place for horses and bourbon, city dwellers urge that that’s not what Louisville is all about (though they do have bourbon to brag about).

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8 Universal Qualities of Great Pitch Decks

YEC | July 13, 2015

“Send me your deck.” Early entrepreneurs hear this a lot. And it’s because a pitch deck is a great way for an investor or potential customer to quickly size up your company.  So, don’t leave this important communications piece to chance. We interviewed eight experienced entrepreneurs to get their perspective on the important aspects of an effective …

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Before You Start, Ask Yourself….

Matt Hunckler | September 18, 2014

How bad do you want it? Whether you’re building a business, writing software, or writing a book—you have no idea what your limits are until you push them. You only know how badly you want it until you look back and see. You’re consistent. You keep building the thing that only you can see on …

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How To Win During the Investment Gold Rush of the Wild Wild Midwest [VIDEO]

Matt Hunckler | May 20, 2014

Back in the days of cowboys and six shooters, people started using the phrase “chomping at the bit” to describe rampant anticipation.  Sometimes a cowboy’s horse would get so excited about something that it would chew at the metallic bit in its mouth, unable to contain himself as he looked toward his next goal. Now, …

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Your Marketing and YOUtility: Jay Baer Tackles How to Help, Not Hype

Dante Cook | March 11, 2014

Verge Team Dominate

Matt Hunckler | August 22, 2013