Techfest is coming up soon in Louisville!

TALK, the Technology Association of Louisville KY, gears up on Aug. 26-27th for its 5th biennial, live, two-day event called Techfest Louisville which draws tech and business professionals looking to learn more about tech trends, tech policy, entrepreneurial breakthroughs, and how new technologies work.  TALK has now been an active tech council since 2014 in…

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Key takeaways: Get proactive, diversify capital, & create stronger partnerships

When InvestMidwest Venture Capital Forum held its virtual Midwest Venture Showcase last month, the highlighted theme was that cities have to grow their own companies rather than rely on corporations and midsize businesses to lead the march to economic prosperity. One of the panel moderators was Charli Cooksey, who founded WEPOWER, a St. Louis-based organization…

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Healium weighs in on the InvestMidwest experience

Sarah Hill is the CEO of Healium, a clinically validated mental fitness channel that uses virtual and augmented reality apps for the self-management of stress and anxiety. She talks about her experience at last year’s InvestMidwest showcase. How did you come to participate in InvestMidwest? Hill: I learned about InvestMidwest from another company that attended…

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InvestMidwest connects Rezilient Health with the right people

St. Louis startup Rezilient Health is building an alternative care delivery platform. The company’s co-founders are Jeff Gamble, who received a PhD in neuro-engineering from Washington University, and Dr. Danish Nagda, an ENT specialist and serial entrepreneur. Last year, Rezilient Health participated in the InvestMidwest event. Dr. Nagda presented and he talked with us about…

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How will you gain insights using data & AI?

FEATURED EVENT With Louisville Future of Work How will you gain insights using data & AI? April 7th and 8th the Future of Work Initiative is hosting its second annual conference: Accelerating AI and Data Automation. Last year’s conference had more than 1,000 influencers and decision-makers in digital technology from across the region. The event…

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Meet Midwest startups ready to bust a move

Entrepreneurship is a critical piece of the economy for the Midwest. Phyllis Ellison, executive director of InvestMidwest, believes that we have to grow our own companies, rather than rely on existing corporations and small businesses to carry the burden of employment, taxes, and economic prosperity. That’s why InvestMidwest is collaborating with the Midwest Growth Capital…

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2021 Midwest Venture Showcase

  For many reasons, there is a strong movement afoot to help turn the Midwest into a true tech heartland by supporting its startups and taking advantage of the talent emerging from Midwest colleges and universities. There’s no better example of this than the 2021 Midwest Venture Showcase, a virtual event that allows companies in…

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Hive Networks celebrates wins in a difficult year

John Bostick, Hive Networks Founder

There wasn’t much good news from 2020. But one Cincinnati company – Hive Networks – quietly pushed through the unprecedented year of loss and upheaval to score some important wins. Hive Networks offers a software platform that helps bring patients, clinicians, and researchers together, in a working community, to improve patient outcomes.  It was founded…

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Something to teach, something to learn

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IHI (Institute for Healthcare Improvement) is a non-profit organization headquartered in Boston that works to improve health and healthcare organizations in over 30 countries.

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