Startup Week Louisville 2021 Startup Week Louisville 2021

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Location

Online (Brella) + In-Person (Lodgic Everyday Community)
552 E Market St
Louisville, KY

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Monday, September 20, 2021

- EDT
Opening Ceremony
Garrett French
Garrett French Citation Labs, Founder
- EDT
Startup 101
Startup Grind
Raffi Kayat
Raffi Kayat borderless, CEO
Adam Robinson
Adam Robinson Strategexe, Chief Marketing Officer
- EDT
Startup 101
Locking Down Data Care: Lessons on How to Be Cyber Resilient
Colin Glover
Colin Glover CISA, Cybersecurity Adviser/Cybersecurity KY State Coordinator
- EDT
Corporate innovation & intrapreneurship
CVG Airport - "Pilot" Programming
Naashom Marx
Naashom Marx CVG - Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, Senior Manager, Strategic Innovation
Stephen Saunders
Stephen Saunders CVG - Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, Director of Innovation & Information Technology

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

- EDT
Access to Capital Venture Capital
SSBCI 2.0: The Potential for KY Capital Formation
Kelby Price
Kelby Price Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation, Executive Director, Venture Development
Eric Cromwell
Eric Cromwell Cromwell Schmisseur, President
Dan Schmisseur
Dan Schmisseur Cromwell Schmisseur, Founding Member
- EDT
- EDT
- EDT
- EDT
Access to Capital
Wave Kentucky Whiskey 2021 Digital Fund
Ben Tsai
Ben Tsai Wave Financial, President & Managing Partner

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

- EDT
Startup 101
KY innovation - State update
Anthony Ellis
Anthony Ellis KY Innovation, Acting Executive Director
- EDT
Venture Capital
Understanding Angel & VC Investor Operations - Local Investor Panel
Kelby Price
Kelby Price Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation, Executive Director, Venture Development
Sue Baggot
Sue Baggot Power Within Consulting, Founder
Joe Noonan
Joe Noonan Bluegrass Angels, Fund Manager
Katie Birge
Katie Birge M25, Associate, Head of Platform
Candice Rezvanian
Candice Rezvanian KSTC, Venture Finance, VP of Ops
- EDT
Venture Capital
Lessons from innovators around the world
Alex Lazarow
Alex Lazarow Cathay Innovation, Partner
Bryce Butler
Bryce Butler Access Ventures, Managing Director
- EDT
Startup 101
State of Kentucky University Commercialization
Ian McClure
Ian McClure University of Kentucky, Associate Vice President for Research, Innovation and Economic Impact; Exec. Director, UK Innovate
Allen Morris
Allen Morris Commercialization EPI-Center, University of Louisville, Executive Director
Monique Quarterman
Monique Quarterman Kentucky Commercialization Ventures, Executive Director
Taunya Phillips
Taunya Phillips Office of Technology Commercialization at University of Kentucky, Director
- EDT
Student Education Venture Capital
Breaking Into VC
Savannah Johnson
Savannah Johnson VC Investor
Brian Burton
Brian Burton Playground Global, Venture Investor
Nicole DeTommaso
Nicole DeTommaso Harlem Capital, Senior Associate
- EDT
- EDT

Thursday, September 23, 2021

- EDT
Access to Capital Student Education
University Innovation, Funding Technologies, & Paying It Forward For Future Founders
Bryce Butler
Bryce Butler Access Ventures, Managing Director
Landon Young
Landon Young Elevate Ventures, Executive Director of University Initiatives
Ian McClure
Ian McClure University of Kentucky, Associate Vice President for Research, Innovation and Economic Impact; Exec. Director, UK Innovate
Natalia Bishop
Natalia Bishop University of Louisville, Director of Innovation & Entrepreneurship
- EDT
- EDT
Impact Startup 101 Student Education
You Are Never Too Young To Start
Natalia Bishop
Natalia Bishop University of Louisville, Director of Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Natasha Sams
Natasha Sams Governor's School for Entrepreneurs at KEENStart, Executive Director
Malcolm Muhammad
Malcolm Muhammad Project G.E.L.
Ricky Mason
Ricky Mason BrainSTEM University, CEO
Mary Taylor
Mary Taylor Kentucky Department of Education’s Office of Career and Technical Education, Training and Development Specialist
- EDT
Product
Innovatemap's Fundamentals of Product
Christian Beck
Christian Beck Innovatemap, Executive Partner, Growth Strategy & Design
- EDT
Impact Startup 101 Student Education
Truly Impactful Solutions: The Impact Gap Canvas
Natalia Bishop
Natalia Bishop University of Louisville, Director of Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Emily Stuhldreher
Emily Stuhldreher GiveBackHack, HQ Staff
- EDT
- EDT
Venture Capital
Venture Capital 101
Kelli Jones
Kelli Jones Sixty8 Capital, Co-Founder & General Partner
Molly Fowler
Molly Fowler Dorm Room Fund, CEO
Savannah Johnson
Savannah Johnson VC Investor
Lenore Champagne Beirne
Lenore Champagne Beirne Bright Ventures, Founder
- EDT
Student Education Venture Capital
Launching Your VC Career in College
Savannah Johnson
Savannah Johnson VC Investor
Darren Douglas
Darren Douglas Plexo Capital, Precursor Ventures, VC Summer Associate
Tonna Obaze
Tonna Obaze Harlem Capital, Investor, Chief of Staff
- EDT

Friday, September 24, 2021

- EDT
- EDT
ART WORK Sessions Creative
ART WORK: Best Practices in Creating Your Business
Soozie Eastman
Soozie Eastman Filmmaker, President, 502 Film Collective
Bill Wingate
Bill Wingate Wingate CPA LLC, Film Tax Incentive, Business Valuation & Litigation Services
Erin Roark
Erin Roark 180 Degrees Productions, In-house Counsel/Producer
- EDT
Corporate innovation & intrapreneurship
Corporate Intrepreneurship: Driving Innovation through Partnerships with Industry Startups
Dan Robbins
Dan Robbins Provi, Senior Director, Commercial Analytics & Data Strategy
Eric Bickel
Eric Bickel Papa John's International, Director of Data Science
- EDT
Access to Capital
No luck at the bank? CDFI's and their economic impact on a startup community
David Taliaferro
David Taliaferro Lenderfit, Co-Founder & CEO
Mary Ellen Wiederwohl
Mary Ellen Wiederwohl LHOME, Interim President & CEO
Keisha Deonarine
Keisha Deonarine Park Community Credit Union, Executive Director of Philanthropy and Corporate Relations
- EDT
- EDT
- EDT
Startup 101
Cash flow basics: The lifeblood of any business
Neil Kane
Neil Kane University of Notre Dame, Director, ESTEEM Curriculum and Capstone Advising