Ichor and K2 Medical Take Home Top Honors at Idea State U

A product that helps top athletes bounce back through cold therapy and a startup working on an innovative way to assist first responders in lifting patients each won first-place prizes at the 11th annual Idea State U finals in Lexington.

Startup Week Draws `Who’s Who’ of Entrepreneurs, Investors to Kentucky

Some of the biggest names and brightest minds in venture capital worldwide will converge on Kentucky, May 7-11, as they consider funding businesses by local entrepreneurs. The events are part of Startup Week, which will also include announcements, partnerships and initiatives to fast track the state’s business innovation environment.

Gov. Bevin: Startup Week Puts Global Focus on Kentucky’s Innovators

Startup Week is drawing internationally acclaimed business pitch competitions by Endeavor and Rise of the Rest to Kentucky through Friday, along with announcements, partnerships and initiatives to fast track the state’s business innovation environment, Gov. Matt Bevin announced today.