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Kentucky Beefs Up, Rebrands Network to Support Entrepreneurs

August 29, 2012

To better serve all parts of the state by connecting experienced mentors with startup companies, the Kentucky Innovation Network has a new name and logo, a tighter focus, and expanded services. Established in 2002 as the Innovation and Commercialization Center program, the Kentucky Innovation Network will offer services to entrepreneurs from 13 locations across the state, and as part of the re-branding effort, three smaller centers will be upgraded to full-service centers. The centers offer services such as business mentoring, assistance to growth strategy and access to funding and capital networks. Officials say the new name complements an increased emphasis on promoting the network's statewide, multi-office capabilities and resources. Read more...

Interested in Innovation Strategies?
SSTI's Annual Conference features a Strategic Direction track with four sessions focused on helping your organization refocus on the new fundamentals of supporting regional innovation and technology. Learn more about:

  • The Convergence of TBED and Conventional Economic Development;
  • Re-Defining Roles in Innovation Ecosystems;
  • Diversifying Revenue Sources; and,
  • Re-Orienting Your Organization for Today's Economy.

Visit ssticonference.org for details...

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