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Access Ventures Helps Launch New Program Kiva Columbus

Last Thursday, Louisville-based venture capital firm, Access Ventures, announced the launch of Kiva Columbus, a new program that is dedicated to Columbus, Ohio’s small businesses. The company reported Louisville itself has received its second Kiva Fellow since its launch in November 2014. The city is… Read More

GE’s FirstBuild Celebrates Breakout First Year; Returns to Indiegogo For Ice Maker

With one year in the rearview mirror, FirstBuild takes lessons learned as GE’s first startup, global online co-creation community and microfactory to plan for what is shaping up to be an even more exciting second year. FirstBuild is GE’s “co-creation community.” Described as a physical… Read More

Louisville Joins Kiva to Boost Economic Growth via Entrepreneurship

City of Louisville & Kiva.org Partner On Crowdfunded Zero Percent Interest Loans Kiva has announced the next city to leverage their platform to help fund entrepreneurship.  Kiva City Louisville, an initiative that brings crowdfunded micro-loans to small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs in the Louisville… Read More

Kentucky Announces New Crowdfunding Bill

The Commonwealth of Kentucky Jumps from 49th to 4th in Entrepreneur Ranking According to State Entrepreneurship Index (SEI). Kentucky representative, Steve Riggs, announced on Monday (August 25th) that he is filing new crowdfunding legislation to bring the funding option to his growing, entrepreneurial state.  The… Read More

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