Vogt Awards

Six LouisvilleKY startups Win 2016’s Vogt Awards

  (Louisville, KY) – Six local startups are the 2016 Vogt Awards recipients. Each winner will receive $25,000 in non-dilutive funding and an additional package of valuable services and mentoring for early-stage entrepreneurs.   The winning companies are: Breath Diagnostics, which is developing a patented technology that detects lung cancer by analyzing a patient’s breath for four cancer specific markers. The test is easily administered, readily deployable, has no associated risks, and has the potential to save millions of lives while saving the healthcare industry billions of dollars. Collabra Innovations, which is developing an online platform used by music students,…

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bike donations

Schwinn donates 100 kids’ bikes to LouisvilleKY youth in Ali’s memory

  Children will earn their bike by completing the Bike Sense program LOUISVILLE  – Mayor Greg Fischer announced this week that in memory of Muhammad Ali, the city and Schwinn Bicycle Co. will provide free bicycles to 100 children who earn the opportunity by completing Bike Louisville’s Bike Sense program at 12 Metro Parks and Recreation community centers. Several hundred children are participating this summer in the Bike Sense program, which teaches safety skills, including how to avoid hazards on the road.  Representatives of Bike Louisville will select 100 of those children for the free bikes, from among those who’ve…