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Lexington Entrepreneurship Day (LED) 2019

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Lexington Entrepreneurship Day is designed to celebrate, support, and learn from some of the greatest entrepreneurs. We'd love to see you at LED to learn more about the local Startup Ecosystem and the players working hard to make sure Kentucky becomes an even better place to innovate.

This day is generously sponsored by Alltech, one of Lexington's greatest innovative partners!

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Day Pass: Lunch & Dinner Provided -- Wristbands will be available at StartupBreakfast and Base110

Afternoon Pass: Dinner Only Provided -- Wristbands will be available at StartupBreakfast and Awesome Inc

Please feel welcome to attend any and all activities!

The day's five major events include:

Base 110 and Awesome Inc will also be available and free to work from all day. Please feel free to work from either space between or during sessions.

(1) Startup Breakfast - 7:00am - 9:00 am

  • A special Startup Breakfast Event in partnership with Chase Bank. Counselors from Chase Bank will be in attendance to coach startups. As always, come out for networking, peer-mentoring, and an awesome breakfast from DV8.
  • Entrepreneurs, startup founders, students, and enthusiasts gather at DV8 every Wednesday morning at 7:30 am to network and discuss anything from current events to the business models of their latest projects and ideas.
  • Attend Startup Breakfast on Lexington Entrepreneurship Day for unique opportunities to network, find your place in the local entrepreneur ecosystem, and win prizes!
  • DV8 Kitchen, 867 S Broadway #140

(2) 'Gamification' + Lunch - 11:30am - 1:00 pm

  • SPARK Founder’s Series” luncheon event - Michael Hartman
  • "Lessons Learned From 30 years of Video Game Design"
  • Base 110, 110 West Vine Street, 3rd Floor(2)

(3) Mentor Session - 1:30pm - 3pm

  • Panel Discussion with Dr. Lee Todd, and Tywman Clements - Moderated by Luke Murray MD, MBA.
  • Space Tango facilitates microgravity research and manufacturing from right here in Lexington, KY. By exploring this new frontier with industries of all kinds, we can improve life on Earth. The founder, Twyman Clements, and Lee Todd, the former President of the University of Kentucky, discuss the early days of Space Tango and what it's like to be an innovator in Kentucky. Moderating the discussion is Luke Murray, Founder of Murray Medical and Awesome Inc.
  • 348 Main St, Lexington KY 40507

(4) Investor One-on-One's - 3pm- 4pm

  • If you are the founder of a business or startup, please fill out THIS FORM to request a one-on-one meeting with local investors to discuss your business and hear feedback!
  • Commerce Lexington, 330 E Main St #100

(5) 5 Across Pitch Contest + Dinner + Door Prizes - 5:00 (doors open) In seats by 5:30pm - 7:00 pm

  • 5 Across is Lexington's premier pitch contest. Five entrepreneurs will pitch "Shark Tank" style for 5 minutes each for a chance to win $500. The winner of the evening will be invited to pitch at 5 Across Finals in December for the chance to win $5,000.
  • Mane on Main, 201 E Main St #1500
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