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Kentucky Small Business Development Center hosting statewide Google event

In honor of National Small Business Week, May 1-7, the Kentucky Small Business Development Center (KSBDC) network is partnering with Google to host a statewide event, “Get Found on Google Search and Maps,” on Wednesday, May 4. The event will help businesses claim their local listing and introduces Google My Business, a free tool that allows businesses to manage their information across...

UK Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship, Kentucky Innovation Network offer sessions

The University of Kentucky Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship and the Lexington Office of the Kentucky Innovation Network will be hosting two more events for budding entrepreneurs this February that are open to UK students, faculty and staff. Want to learn more about how an idea in a lab becomes a product on the market? Bruce Webb, founder of Paratechs Lab and UK professor of virology and molecular...

Deadline extended for application to annual Lexington Minority and Women Contractor Training

Business owners are invited to apply for the annual Lexington Minority and Women Contractor Training Program, whose sponsors include Fayette County Public Schools. The 10-week series covers a range of topics from business planning, estimating and bidding, to contracts, legal issues, and project safety. The classes are reserved for minority- or women-owned companies with a minimum of 51 percent ownership...