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GLI named among the top three metro chambers in the nation

Greater Louisville Inc. was named among the top three metro chambers in the nation last month by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE). Among the top three, one chamber will be awarded Chamber of the Year, an award which recognizes the dual role chambers have in leading businesses and communities, honors excellence in operations, member…

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Louisville’s success depends on open and free trade

In case you need another reminder of how the rest of the world continues to connect with the 15-county region that Greater Louisville Inc. represents, consider this:  Earlier this year, UPS announced a new, around-the-world route beginning and ending in Louisville each day, with stops in Dubai, United Arab Emirates,…

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WHO’S BEEN FUNDED: June’s Startups Making Waves

Every month EnterpriseCorp tracks Louisville-based startups that receive funding through public and private investment.  Here are our most recent clients that have received funding:   Inscope Medical Solutions – $100,000 Developing the first laryngoscope with integrated, controllable suction Funded by: Steve Case’s Rise of the Rest Fund – pitch competition…

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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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AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: Greg A. Pestinger

Name: Greg A. Pestinger Title: President Company: FocalPoint Coaching and Training Excellence of Kentucky   How long have you been a GLI Ambassador? 2 very active years What is your favorite part about being a GLI Ambassador? What I like most about GLI is the incredible people that I get…

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INVESTOR SPOTLIGHT: Taylor Homes

Founded In: 1958 Current President/CEO: Chris Taylor Number of Employees: 30   Describe what your organization does in two sentences. Scattered-site builder of custom homes on your land.  Quality homes at affordable prices. Who do you serve? Close to 300 counties in KY, OH, IN, TN, IL and MO. One…

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The Second Inning Stretch: Recapping the Rise of the Rest in Louisville

Throughout the Rise of the Rest bus tour on May 11, at various stops around the Louisville region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, AOL co-founder and entrepreneur Steve Case made use of a sports analogy in assessing the ecosystem’s health and progress.  “This is just the second inning,” he said to each audience,…

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Greater Louisville 2020 Achieves a Milestone

Greater Louisville 2020, the campaign and plan for regional economic development for the Greater Louisville Area, reached a milestone in late May: it has now surpassed $3 million in cash and pledges toward its $7.5 million goal.  Interest, support, and commitments for the plan are on an upward trajectory. “It’s…

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Evening of Entrepreneurship Preview

On Tuesday, June 26, EnterpriseCorp and presenting sponsor 5/3 Bank will host the 2018 EntepriseCorp Evening of Entrepreneurship.  This annual event is the largest regular gathering of Louisville’s entrepreneurial community and serves to reflect on progress made in the past year, as well as to set forth challenges for the…

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Guest Post: Kentucky Tax Reform – Big Changes for the Business Community

Kentucky legislative sessions are always full of twists, turns, and surprises, but the 2018 Regular Session was particularly surprising not just because “tax reform” legislation was passed, but also because of the unusual manner it was done.  Although not a full-scale reform, two pieces of legislation, HB 366 and HB…

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