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Business Expansions, Closures, and a 600-Acre Development for Greater Louisville

The latest economic development news from Greater Louisville Inc. $65M Distillery Expansion in Bardstown The expansion will add a visitors center, new barrel warehouses, a new bottling line, and will increase its holdings of aging bourbon. It’s expected to create more than 20 new full-time and part-time jobs. New 600-Acre Office…

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$5 Billion Impact on Greater Louisville

“The more you give, the more you receive.”  This popular adage has been used for decades to describe everything from athletic prowess to self-actualization. I’d like to put forward that this is true, but in some cases giving even a small amount can generate an exponential impact. Look no further…

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Greater Louisville Foundation Receives $10,000 Grant from Wells Fargo Foundation

(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) – The Greater Louisville Foundation received a $10,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation to be dedicated towards the GLI Workforce Inclusion & Education program to improve the workforce inclusion and education pipeline for underserved individuals in the Greater Louisville region. The grant funds will be allocated towards…

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Election 2018’s Impact on Greater Louisville

Divided government will return to Capitol Hill in 2019. Republicans in the U.S. Senate expanded their 51-seat majority, while Democrats flipped the House of Representatives. Congressman John Yarmuth will return to the Hill for a 7th term and is expected to capture the pivotal chairmanship of Budget Committee Chair. Indiana…

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GLIDE Denver Group Creates Action Plan

As you may have heard, GLI convened the attendees of GLIDE Denver for a follow-up meeting at the beginning of November.  In this gathering, we unveiled our takeaway one-pager and broke into groups to further discuss action plans to make our takeaways happen.  We received excellent feedback and we want…

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*First EVER* Startup Week Louisville: Nov. 9th- 16th

Startup Week Louisville is quickly approaching.  Here’s the rundown of events to celebrate entrepreneurship in our region, Nov 9-16.  Come join us and be sure to register for each event at www.StartupLou.com/Events.

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Who’s Funded? NOVEMBER’S STARTUPS MAKING WAVES

Every month EnterpriseCorp tracks Louisville-based startups that receive funding through public and private investment.  Here are our region’s most recent early stage companies that have received funding: Pascal Tags — $20,000 from Dorm Room Funds (first KY startup to receive) Uses patented technology to track inventory with smart, passive, and…

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INVESTOR SPOTLIGHT: A Taste of Kentucky

Founded In: 1983     By: Geri Morguelan and Harriett Pitluck Currently owned by:  John and Sherry Hassmann since 1986 Number of Employees: 18 full time, plus up to additional 45 part time and seasonal. Describe what your organization does in two sentences. For 35 years, A Taste of Kentucky has sourced…

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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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GUEST COMMENT: Industry Projects — A Win for UofL Students and Local Employers

Does your company have a project on the backburner or a new idea that you’d like to explore? If so, the J.B. Speed School of Engineering capstone projects might be perfect for you. Speed School is now accepting project proposals through December 1, 2018. Previous projects have been provided by…

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