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August 2019

The Community Foundation of Louisville & GLI Announce 2019 Vogt Award Winners

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (August 27, 2019) — Six local startups are the 2019 Vogt Awards recipients. Each winner will receive $25,000 in non-dilutive funding and an additional package of valuable services and mentoring for earlystage entrepreneurs as they develop their product idea into viable and successful businesses. The winning companies are:…

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CONVERGE Louisville: Collaboration that Drives the Future of Aging Innovation

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (August 27, 2019) — With over $80 billion in revenue, Louisville’s health care sector has the nation’s largest concentration of aging care headquarters and companies. Forbes Magazine named Louisville “America’s Aging Capital” and this unique strength in the industry makes CONVERGE Louisville the perfect driver for the progressive…

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GLI voices opposition to further caps on refugee resettlement

GLI sent letters to Cabinet officials in the White House, opposing further limitations on the number of refugees allowed to be resettled in the United States.  “Employers in our region are deeply concerned about the Administration’s recent proposal to reduce refugee admissions into the United States. Any reduction to the…

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First Person: GLI Innovation Tour Day 2 Recap

This is the second and final part of a series from Alisia McClain, Founder/CEO of TECH-nique, Inc., who gives a first-person account of GLI’s Innovation Tour to Indianapolis to study the city’s technology sector.

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First Person: GLI Innovation Tour Day 1 Recap

Part 1 of a 2-part series from Alisia McClain, Founder/CEO of TECH-nique, Inc., who gives a first-person account of GLI’s Innovation Tour  to Indianapolis to study the city’s technology sector. 

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Investor Spotlight: Prestige AV & Creative Services

Founded In: 1987  By: Tony Ramstetter Number of Employees: 100 employees (8 in Louisville) Describe what your organization does in two sentences. Prestige AV & Creative Services provides comprehensive meeting and event services under one roof – a single-source partner for success. For over 30 years, we’ve helped our clients shine…

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PNC Foundation Donates $100K to GLI In Support of Entrepreneurship

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (August 13, 2019) — When Louisville entrepreneurs Galen Powers and Bryan Ehret drove past an underutilized 40,000-square-foot building in NuLu, instead of neglect they envisioned a new home base for entrepreneurs to collaborate and synthesize success. PNC Bank supported this project with $5 million in financing. “If we…

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Ambassador Spotlight: Brooke Nevius

Name: Brooke Nevius Title: Marketing and Communications Coordinator Company: Kentucky Blood Center How long have you been a GLI Ambassador? About 4 months What is your favorite part about being a GLI Ambassador? Meeting fellow Ambassadors, supporting the community, learning about business’s in Louisville and how we can assist with…

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July new and renewing investors

Core New Action Material Handling ADK Group All Safe Industries All Women OB/GYN P.S.C. Associated Drywall Suppliers, Inc. Axis Machine and Tool BluMine Health, LLC C&S Machine & Manufacturing Corporation Commonwealth Extracts Denios, Inc. Everlan by Dominion First Choice Coffee Services Formé Millinery Co. Kentucky Towers LinGate Hospitality/Glenn Enterprises Louisville…

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Congrats to Jake Miller of Toggle Health, Winner of the 2019 GLIDE Giveaway!

And the winner of the 2019 GLIDE Giveaway is….. Jake Miller of Toggle Health, a local healthcare technology startup! Founded in 2016, Toggle Health is a healthcare technology company with the goal of delivering a breakthrough surgical user experience in the operating room. The company specializes in helping surgeons connect…

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