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August 16, 2017 1:00pm

Angel Investor Frederique Dame to Keynote EnterpriseCorp’s Evening of Entrepreneurship

EnterpriseCorp will welcome one of the foremost angel investors and product developers to keynote the annual Evening of Entrepreneurship.

Frederique Dame is an angel investor with 15 years’ experience building consumer products for both public companies and startups in Silicon Valley. Frederique currently serves on the Board of Directors of Ubisoft (UBI.PA), a leading videogame developer and publisher.

Throughout her career at different US-based digital companies, Frederique has developed a unique expertise for launching consumer products and services. Between 2012 and 2016, as executive product lead, she helped scale Uber from 80 people to over 7,000 and expand the company from 14 cities in four countries to over 400 in 68 countries. Previously, Frederique pioneered social at Yahoo!, building online communities and adding user generated content to their Yahoo! Search and Marketplace products between 2004 and 2008. Frederique joined Photobucket in 2009, then Smugmug, two online photo-sharing products for which she built social gaming mechanics to engage their audience and ecommerce platforms to drive revenues.

“Frederique Dame has expertise in taking companies from gazelles to multi-national powerhouses,” Lisa Bajorinas, Vice President of Entrepreneurship and Talent, said. “As we work to help our fast-growth client companies acquire customers and scale, she is a natural fit to help bridge the gap in our startup community.”

EnterpriseCorp’s Evening of Entrepreneurship, presented by Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, will take place on Wednesday, October 4th from 5:00pm – 7:30pm at the Kentucky Derby Museum.  Each year, the event celebrates Louisville’s progress in building a sustainable, innovative community for entrepreneurs.

In addition to Dame’s keynote address, there will be a comprehensive update on the State of Entrepreneurship in the Greater Louisville region, along with the annual EnterpriseCorp Award, which recognizes the significant contributions of a local individual to Greater Louisville’s startup community.

To register online, go to https://enterprisecorp.com/events/enterprisecorps-evening-of-entrepreneurship/.  Tickets are $25 through August 31st and $35 up until the day of the event.

About EnterpriseCorp
EnterpriseCorp is the entrepreneurial arm of Greater Louisville Inc. (GLI) – the region’s leading economic development organization and the Louisville Regional Office for the Kentucky Innovation Network (KIN). GLI’s EnterpriseCorp is dedicated to building a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem and culture for early stage and fast growth companies. For more information, visit EnterpriseCorp.com. 

Media Contact: Alison Brotzge-Elder, abrotzge@greaterlouisville.com; 502-262-0359

About Greater Louisville Inc.

Greater Louisville Inc. - the Metro Chamber of Commerce is focused on growing the regional economy. As the region’s largest convener of business leadership, GLI leads economic and global outreach strategies focused on business attraction; nurtures the entrepreneurial eco-system; and champions the development of the community’s talent base.  As the voice of Greater Louisville’s business community, GLI advocates for a pro-business environment and facilitates businesses engagement on issues that impact regional competitiveness.  For more information, visit www.greaterlouisville.com.