UK, Lexington set to celebrate business innovation during Global Entrpreneurship Week Nov. 13-19

By Eric Hartman and Carl Nathe Special to KyForward It all begins on Monday — the University of Kentucky, the city of Lexington and Lexington-based startup entrepreneurs, small businesses, investors and service providers will join in the worldwide celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week 2017. A total of 15 events celebrating entrepreneurship will take place on campus and at venues throughout...

Shawn Rogers named new director of Bluegrass Small Business Development Center

Shawn Rogers has been named the new director of the Bluegrass Small Business Development Center. As a veteran in the economic and small business development fields, Rogers brings over 14 years of experience into her new role. Her experience includes roles as an executive staff advisor at the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development’s Office of Entrepreneurship, vice president of New Markets Tax...