Thank you for making Startup Weekend Louisville Fall ’13 a success. All of the organizers, judges, mentors and others volunteered their time, and the sponsors came through in a big way to provide financial support for the event. But, without you as a participant, there couldn’t be a Startup Weekend Louisville.
To keep the momentum going, here are some resources that can help you become an active part of the Louisville startup ecosystem:
Education & Training
- Startup Weekend NEXT – put the Lean Startup method into action: this 1-night/week program begins the week of October 14th at Velocity. It’s the closest thing to an accelerator without quitting your job.
- Nucleus LaunchIT – 10-week program with top notch speakers plus business model development.
- Louisville Library Treehouse – free online resource for learning software development.
- Awesome Inc – based in Lexington, but with technology courses in Louisville as well.
- Velocity Indiana – twice yearly program emphasizing rapid business development; provides equity funding & mentors.
- XLerateHealth – emphasis on health-related businesses; provides equity funding & mentors.
- Vogt Awards – grant program plus accelerator for manufactured-product companies.
Governmental & Non-profit Assistance
- GLI EnterpriseCorp – technical assistance, promotion, mentors and contacts for startups and young growth companies.
- KY Science & Technology Corp – technical assistance, access to mentors, plus grant and equity funding.
Social & Networking
- Venture Connectors – monthly networking with entrepreneurs, including a featured speaker and startup pitches.
- Open Coffee – an informal weekly gathering of startup-minded people.
- Forge – hammering out a startup community in Louisville; join the mailing list, come to the events.
- Louisville Digital Assoc. – social media, marketing, hackers, more.
- LVL1 – Louisville’s hackerspace. Hardware, software, 3D printers, experts and amateurs.
- StartupLouisville.com – your first stop for a local startup event calendar and other resources for Louisville Startups.
And finally, please support our sponsors – they covered most of the cost for Startup Weekend Louisville, and we can help by patronizing their businesses:
- Blackstone Media
- GLI EnterpriseCorp
- Glowtouch Technologies
- OPM Financial Services
- Over by Potluck
- Velocity IN
That’s it, see you in the spring.
Startup Weekend Louisville Organizers