Kristel S. Smith, Executive Director of the Innovation & Commercialization Center at Eastern Kentucky University (ICC@EKU), a program funded by the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development in partnership with EKU and Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation has completed her requirements for certification by National Business Incubation Association. Ms.
Lexington, KY – The Cabinet for Economic Development has created the Office of Entrepreneurship within the Cabinet’s Department for Business Development in an effort to streamline and bolster business development in the state. The office will aim to help businesses at every step of the growth cycle, according to a release from Gov. Steve Beshear’s office.
Kristel Smith, Executive Director of EKU's Innovation and Commercialization Center, has been appointed by Gov. Steve Beshear to serve on the Commission on Small Business Advocacy. Smith, whose term will expire Aug. 22, 2016, will represent the 6th Congressional District.
Community Ventures Corporation (CVC) is now visiting the Eastern Kentucky University campus in Richmond one day each month to help entrepreneurs and homeowners start and grow their own businesses and move into their own homes.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (Aug. 24, 2012) — Kentucky’s entrepreneurial community received a boost Thursday with the unveiling of an expanded and rebranded program designed to provide free business services to innovative start-up companies.