KY Innovation targets resources to support startups, traditional small businesses and innovation-driven entrepreneurs across the business life-span with the aim of dramatically improving Kentucky’s entrepreneurship ecosystem and increase significantly the number of new company startups annually.

Our mission is to be the central hub for small business support, meeting the needs of founders, investors, innovators and small business owners where they are, connecting them to the right sources of connections, collaborators and capital to help companies imagine, launch, grow and scale.

Our vision is to improve Kentucky’s economy by accelerating innovation and making Kentucky the place of choice for entrepreneurs to pursue their dreams, create successful companies and generate jobs and wealth.