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Greater Louisville Inc. The Metro Chamber of Commerce 2019 Chamber of the Year
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January 2019

Welcome to the Club: Our New Investors & Renewals

We’d like to extend a warm welcome to the companies who have joined GLI and those who have renewed. Thank you for investing in our mission to accelerate economic growth, job creation and business competitiveness throughout the Greater Louisville region.  If you know of a company interested in accelerating the region…

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USA Cares Adopts Senior Leaders Corporate Fellowship Program as Where Opportunity Knox Wraps Up Successful Three-Year Program

  Where Opportunity Knox, a regional initiative to connect transitioning Veterans and/or military spouses to jobs and careers, announced that its Senior Leaders Corporate Fellowship Program has been adopted and will be managed and implemented in the future by USA Cares, a national nonprofit organization supporting military families in crisis. Over the last…

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INVESTOR SPOTLIGHT: Neil Huffman Automotive Group

Founded In:  1969    By: Neil Huffman Number of Employees:  More than 300 Describe what your organization does in two sentences. The Neil Huffman Automotive Group is Louisville’s family owned and operated dealership group, established in 1969.  When you visit one of our dealerships, you’ll see why drivers keep coming back…

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Who’s Funded? January’s Startups Making Waves

Every month EnterpriseCorp tracks Louisville-based startups that receive funding through public and private investment.  Here are the most recent companies that have received funding: Kale & Flax — $150,000 of a $500,000 seed round from a private investor Provides user experience-centered web design work on behalf of other companies. This…

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GLI’s EnterpriseCorp, UofL, Louisville Healthcare CEO Council, and XLerateHealth Awarded RISE Grant

Grant to support cross-sector innovation and entrepreneurship through regional collaboration. A collaboration between the University of Louisville (UofL), Louisville Healthcare CEO Council (LHCC), XLerateHealth, and GLI’s EnterpriseCorp was awarded a RISE grant funded by KY Innovation through the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development. This grant will provide $1,300,000 in Kentucky…

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Support emergency legislation to fix 2018 HB 487

Published in Medical News on January 7, 2019 Policymakers are taught early on that sometimes there are unintended consequences when implementing new legislation.  HB 487 passed in the 2018 General Assembly imposed a six percent sales tax on sales of “admissions”.  Sounds simple until you consider that nonprofit organizations, exempt…

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#KYGA19: What you need to know

The 2019 regular session of the Kentucky General Assembly will begin tomorrow, setting off a 30-day session that is currently scheduled to adjourn on March 29th. Several major issues await the Legislature, ranging from pension reform and education to further changes to the state tax code and sports betting. As…

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