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August 2, 2017 12:30pm

Who’s Funded? Greater Louisville 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:

Nucleus Grants, approximately $75,000 each, received by:

  • Collabra Innovations — Provides tools to reinforce the music lesson, capture progress, and create accountability – all in one system, and all in one place.
  • Credit Fair E — An online lending platform that seeks to compete against predatory payday lenders with small loans with capped interest rates that amortize over 6 month periods so lendees can build credit.
  • PowerUp Labs – A digital agency delivering software development, marketing, and strategy for clients of all sizes, from startups to Fortune 100 companies. Founders have experience in the digital space after launching and marketing a successful software product, ContentTools.
  • WeatherCheck — Helps consumers of property and casualty insurance take advantage of opportunities to file a claim related to severe weather using data analytics.

MailHaven — $20,000 funded by the Kentucky Enterprise Fund

  • Developing a smart, IoT-enabled (Internet of Things) mailbox protecting your packages and alerting you when they arrive.

Stinger Equipment – $130,000 in undisclosed funding

  • Manufacturing the Go Barrow 9000, a wheel barrow with a Honda engine and a smooth hydro transmission, that increases hauling capacity and reduces operator fatigue.

Revio — $300,000 funded by the Kentucky Enterprise Fund, Winston Ventures, and an angel investor

  • Developing and distributing a full line of electronic safety products for power sports and other high-risk vehicles.

FreshFry — $395,000 funded by individual angel investors

  • A restaurant oil management company that makes the FreshFry Pod, an easy and low cost oil remediation product.

Adaptive Technologies — $1.5 Million in undisclosed funding

  • Developing MobileFit equipping Fitness Centers with comprehensive member engagement technology based on proven science.

Pyrochem Catalyst Company — $1,705,000 funded by individual angel investors

  • Manufactures specialty catalysts for industries incl. chemical manufacturing or oil refining. Developed PyroCat advanced catalysts, which improve chemical reactions used to enable usage of diesel fuel for fuel cells.