Louisville Startup Ecosystem

A map of the Louisville Startup Ecosystem

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Louisville Startup Ecosystem by Mind Map: Louisville Startup Ecosystem

1. Intrapreneurship

1.1. GE/Haier

1.1.1. FirstBuild

1.2. Humana Innovation Center

1.3. Kindred Healthcare

1.3.1. Hive

1.4. Louisville Water Company

1.5. Signature Healthcare

1.5.1. InnovateLTC

1.5.2. YourDoc2U

2. Networks

2.1. Greater Louisville Health Enterprises Network (GLHEN)

2.2. Entrepreneurial Advocates (Jim Williams)

2.3. Louisville Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

2.4. National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO)

2.5. Network of Entrepreneurial Women

2.6. SCORE Louisville

2.7. TALK (Technology Association of Louisville Kentucky)

2.8. Tri-State Minority Supplier Development Council (TSMSDC)

2.9. Venture Connectors (formerly Venture Club of Louisville)

2.10. Young Professional Association of Louisville (YPAL)

3. Events

3.1. 1 Million Cups

3.2. 5Across

3.3. Build Guild

3.4. CreativeMornings

3.5. EnterpriseCorp Events

3.6. Idea Festival

3.7. Louisville Digital Association

3.8. Louisville Open Coffee Club

3.9. Startup Grind

3.10. Startup Weekend Louisville

4. Companies that have set up distribution centers in Louisville

4.1. Chegg.com

4.2. Geek Squad

4.3. Gilt Groupe

4.4. GSI Commerce

4.5. Nasty Gal

4.6. Zappos.com

5. State / City Economic Development

5.1. KY Innovation

5.1.1. KSTC

5.1.1.1. KY Enterprise Fund

5.1.1.2. KSEF

5.1.1.2.1. SBIR/STTR Matching Funds Program

5.1.1.2.2. SBIR/STTR Phase Zero/Double Zero Grants

5.1.2. Kentucky Innovation Network

5.2. Greater Louisville Inc.

5.2.1. Enterprise Corp

5.2.1.1. MentorLouisville

5.3. Louisville Forward

5.3.1. Rise Louisville

6. University of Louisville

6.1. Forcht Center for Entrepreneurship

6.1.1. LaunchIt Program

6.1.2. RevIt Program

6.1.3. VetStart Program

6.2. UofL IMBA

6.3. UofL Family Business Center

6.4. Institute for Product Realization

6.5. Office of Technology Transfer

7. Funding

7.1. Seed/Angel

7.1.1. Anchorage Angels

7.1.2. Bluegrass Angels (Lexington)

7.1.3. Commonwealth Seed Capital

7.1.4. Enterprise Angels

7.1.5. Kentucky Seed Capital Fund

7.1.6. Narwhal Adventures

7.1.7. Queen City Angels (Cincinnati)

7.1.8. Scalable Ventures

7.1.9. Sequel Fund

7.1.10. Sunflower Seed Funds

7.1.11. The Yearling Fund

7.2. Venture Capital / Private Equity

7.2.1. Allos Ventures

7.2.2. Blue Equity

7.2.3. Capital South Partners

7.2.4. Chrysalis Ventures

7.2.5. CID Capital

7.2.6. Drive Capital

7.2.7. Meritus Ventures

7.2.8. Patoka Capital

7.2.9. Pattco Ventures

7.2.10. River Cities Capital Funds

7.2.11. River Hill Capital

7.2.12. Triathlon Medical Ventures

8. Incubators / Accelerators / Maker Spaces / Co-Working Spaces / Education

8.1. Programs

8.1.1. 3D Printing Academy for Girls

8.1.2. Empowered

8.1.3. Endeavor Louisville

8.1.4. Interapt Summer Coding Academy

8.1.5. JA Biztown Summer Camp

8.1.6. Kentucky Governor's Scholars Program

8.1.7. KY Governor's School for Entrepreneurs

8.1.8. KY Dataseam

8.1.9. Moonshine University

8.1.10. Speed Up

8.1.11. Vissionaireum

8.1.12. Vogt Awards

8.1.13. Wild Accelerator

8.1.14. XLerateHealth

8.2. Space

8.2.1. 1804

8.2.2. Chef Space

8.2.3. (c)space

8.2.4. iHub

8.2.5. Louisville Bespoke

8.2.6. Love City

8.2.7. LVL1 Hackerspace

8.2.8. Maker13

8.2.9. NIA Center

8.2.10. Purdue Tech Center

8.2.11. The Park

8.2.12. Warp Zone

8.3. Business Plan Competitions

8.3.1. UofL Cardinal Challenge

8.3.2. Idea State Univ

8.3.3. Lt. Governor's Entrepreneurship Challenge

9. Service Providers

9.1. Accounting

9.1.1. Dean Dorton Allen Ford

9.1.2. DMLO CPAs

9.1.3. Ernst and Young

9.1.4. Mounjoy Chilton Medley

9.1.5. Strothman and Company

9.2. HR

9.2.1. EmPowerHR

9.2.2. Integrity HR

9.2.3. The Oliver Group

9.3. Custom Software Development

9.3.1. Composable Systems

9.3.2. Forest Giant

9.3.3. GlowTouch Technologies

9.3.4. IgNew

9.3.5. Interapt

9.3.6. Mission Data

9.3.7. Prosoft

9.3.8. Rivera Group

9.4. IT

9.4.1. Internet Hosting

9.4.1.1. Hosting.com

9.4.1.2. Maximum ASP

9.4.1.3. Peak 10

9.4.2. Advanced Solutions

9.4.3. BluegrassNet

9.4.4. Coastal Cloud

9.4.5. Discernity

9.4.6. Kramer Consulting

9.4.7. Louisville Geek

9.4.8. NetGain Technologies

9.4.9. Oasis Solutions Group

9.4.10. PerITech Solutions

9.4.11. Principium Technologies

9.4.12. Security Pros

9.4.13. Strategic Communications

9.4.14. Technology Plus

9.4.15. V-Soft Consulting Group

9.5. Digital Marketing Agency / Studio

9.5.1. Amazing Robot & Sons

9.5.2. Blackstone Media

9.5.3. Bryan Patrick Todd

9.5.4. David Yeiser Co.

9.5.5. FieldTrip

9.5.6. Kale & Flax

9.5.7. Katie Bush Design

9.5.8. Kitestring Visuals

9.5.9. LEAP Agency

9.5.10. Mediaura

9.5.11. Mightily

9.5.12. Oohology

9.5.13. Smartbox Web Marketing

9.5.14. Strategic Marketing Services

9.5.15. The Content Canvas

9.5.16. VectorOne

9.5.17. WordsFresh

9.6. Engineering

9.6.1. Arrow Electric

9.6.2. Donan Engineering

9.7. Legal

9.7.1. Bingham Greenebaum Doll

9.7.2. Fort Phelps

9.7.3. Frost Brown Todd

9.7.4. Middleton Reutlinger

9.7.5. Seiller Waterman

9.7.6. Stites & Harbison

9.7.7. Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs

9.8. Insurance

9.8.1. Epic Insurance Solutions

9.9. M&A

9.9.1. Fortune Business Transfers & Acquisitions

9.9.2. Venture Resource

9.9.3. Dean Dorton Allen Ford

9.10. Strategic Planning

9.10.1. Pallas Partners

9.10.2. The Wunderlin Company

9.10.3. Venture Forward

9.11. Analytics

9.11.1. Splash Analytics

9.12. Product Development

9.12.1. TechShot

9.12.2. UofL Rapid Prototyping Laboratory

9.13. Supply Chain

9.13.1. HJI Supply Chain Solutions

10. Companies

10.1. Software/Tech

10.1.1. Consumer

10.1.1.1. MailHaven

10.1.1.2. MyTaskit

10.1.1.3. Podchaser

10.1.1.4. Switcher Studio

10.1.1.5. Thank You Back

10.1.2. Business

10.1.2.1. ABC Signup

10.1.2.2. Autodemo

10.1.2.3. Bellwether Software

10.1.2.4. Capture Higher Ed

10.1.2.5. Clipper Data

10.1.2.6. Codigo

10.1.2.7. Credit Fair-e

10.1.2.8. Eagle 6

10.1.2.9. Edj Analytics

10.1.2.10. El Toro

10.1.2.11. Facility One

10.1.2.12. FindCRA

10.1.2.13. Generation Tux

10.1.2.14. HiveDesk

10.1.2.15. iMON Solutions

10.1.2.16. International Voting Systems

10.1.2.17. Iristrac

10.1.2.18. Likefolio

10.1.2.19. Logjustrips

10.1.2.20. Meta Construction Technologies

10.1.2.21. MobileServe

10.1.2.22. Onovative

10.1.2.23. Payment Alliance International

10.1.2.24. Quantum Leap

10.1.2.25. RedeApp

10.1.2.26. Schedule It

10.1.2.27. Senior Group Studios

10.1.2.28. Sierra Interactive

10.1.2.29. SkuVault

10.1.2.30. STEM Wizard

10.1.2.31. SuperFanU

10.1.2.32. The CMOOR Group

10.1.2.33. Venminder

10.1.2.34. Virtual Peaker

10.1.2.35. VoicePad

10.1.2.36. Voitress

10.1.3. EdTech

10.1.3.1. Academic Platforms

10.1.3.2. Collabra Innovations

10.1.3.3. Curio Learning

10.1.3.4. Lokator Pitching Academy

10.1.3.5. nurseVersity

10.2. HealthCare

10.2.1. 1109 Bravo

10.2.2. 3DR Laboratories

10.2.3. BehaVR

10.2.4. BFW

10.2.5. Breath Diagnostics

10.2.6. Cognision

10.2.7. eBlu Solutions

10.2.8. Handle (Healthcare Asset Network)

10.2.9. iHealth

10.2.10. Inscope Medical

10.2.11. Liberate Medical

10.2.12. LockUpLead

10.2.13. Lucina Health

10.2.14. MB Device

10.2.15. MEMStim

10.2.16. MobileMedTek

10.2.17. My Rehab Pro

10.2.18. Neuronetrix

10.2.19. NormaLyte

10.2.20. PharmaCord

10.2.21. Pronia Medical Systems

10.2.22. Psyche Comfort Products

10.2.23. RCM Brain

10.2.24. Revon Systems

10.2.25. SentryHealth (Edumedics)

10.2.26. Synchrony Health

10.2.27. Toggle Health

10.2.28. Wicked Sheets

10.3. Life Sciences

10.3.1. Advanced Cancer Therapeutics

10.3.2. Apellis Pharmaceuticals

10.3.3. CreoSalus

10.3.4. Gnarus Systems

10.3.5. NX Prenatal

10.3.6. NX PharmaGen

10.3.7. SCR Development Group

10.3.8. Sequela

10.3.9. US WorldMeds

10.3.10. Vivorte

10.4. CleanTech

10.4.1. Advanced Energy Materials

10.4.2. Eco Cooler

10.4.3. West Wind Power

10.5. Products

10.5.1. Bluegrass Barrels

10.5.2. Cuddle Clones

10.5.3. Graceship

10.5.4. Great Northern Building Products

10.5.5. modulR

10.5.6. MXD Process

10.5.7. Simpak International

10.5.8. Stinger Equipment

10.5.9. Sunstrand

10.5.10. TriBlue Engineering

10.6. Electronics

10.6.1. Artemis Electronics

10.6.2. Blinky Bling

10.6.3. Casper Security

10.6.4. IGear

10.6.5. iKeyless

10.6.6. Revio

10.6.7. Two Dimensional Instruments

10.7. NanoTechnology

10.7.1. Nauga Needles

10.7.2. Optical Dynamics

10.8. E-Commerce

10.8.1. DRE

10.8.2. Donna Sharp Inc.

10.8.3. Global Aviation Navigator

10.8.4. Misc. Goods Co.

10.8.5. Motorcycle Superstore

10.8.6. Shippers Supply Company

10.9. Media

10.9.1. Horse Racing Nation

10.9.2. Louisville Hot Bytes

10.9.3. Louisville Originals

10.9.4. MedCity News

10.9.5. Networld Media Group

10.10. Food & Beverages

10.10.1. Beyond Zero

10.10.2. Bourbon Barrel Foods

10.10.3. CandyRific

10.10.4. FreshFry

10.10.5. Rabbit Hole Distilling

10.10.6. Victory Hemp Foods

10.11. Originated in Louisville

10.11.1. Beam

10.11.2. Kodable

10.11.3. KYPHA

10.11.4. Orthodata Technologies

10.11.5. Over

10.11.6. Reputation.com

10.12. Acquisitions

10.12.1. Accent Intermedia

10.12.2. Advanced Imaging Concepts

10.12.3. Aperture Credentialing

10.12.4. Aptamera

10.12.5. Appriss

10.12.6. Backupify

10.12.7. bCatalyst

10.12.8. Chapman Kelly

10.12.9. CIAgent

10.12.10. ConnectSoft

10.12.11. Deyta

10.12.12. Elmcroft

10.12.13. Genscape

10.12.14. High Speed Access

10.12.15. Hosting.com

10.12.16. Indatus

10.12.17. iPay Technologies

10.12.18. Iron Triangle Payment Systems

10.12.19. LABSCO

10.12.20. Lawn Solutions Commercial Products

10.12.21. Louisville Slugger

10.12.22. MaximumASP

10.12.23. MedAssist

10.12.24. MedVenture

10.12.25. Modern Gigabyte

10.12.26. Narrowcast Partners

10.12.27. NicView

10.12.28. Peak 10

10.12.29. Potentia Pharmaceuticals

10.12.30. Regenerex

10.12.31. RentalHouses.com

10.12.32. RéVive Skin Care

10.12.33. RowdMap

10.12.34. RxCrossroads

10.12.35. Service Net

10.12.36. Smoothstone IP Communications

10.12.37. StoneStreet One

10.12.38. Street Moda

10.12.39. SureGene

10.12.40. TechRepublic

10.12.41. Telapoint

10.12.42. Telemics

10.12.43. The Learning House

10.12.44. WhiteBox Learning

10.12.45. Zirmed