July Virtual Lunch: An Entrepreneur Without a Company

"Who am I without my company?” That’s the question Louisville native Taylor Trusty asked himself after he sold Blackstone Media to a Boston firm two years ago. At Venture Connectors' July virtual lunch, Taylor shared his entrepreneurial journey — which included a move...

June Virtual Lunch: Gateway to NuLu

  Venture Connectors was pleased to host our first virtual meeting in June! Speakers Nick Campisano of Campisano Capital and Stacy Griggs of El Toro shared about their roles in the Gateway to NuLu building in the booming East Market Street corridor. Campisano...

March Lunch: The PetFirst Journey

At our April lunch, Katie Grant Blakeley, discussed her entrepreneurial journey with PetFirst, including the path to its recent acquisition by MetLife. She shared that with nearly $75 billion spent on pet care annually in the United States, PetFirst is filling a...

February Lunch: The Rabbit Hole Story

At Venture Connectors' February lunch, Rabbit Hole Distillery Founder & CEO Kaveh Zamanian shared how the company has become one of the fastest-growing American whiskey brands in the United States. He talked about his strategic partnership with Pernod Ricard,...

January Lunch: A Hub for Innovation

Our first lunch of 2020 featured Mayor Greg Fischer, who talked about how Louisville is working with national and local partners such as Microsoft, JP Morgan Chase, Jefferson County Public Schools and University of Louisville to grow the city's tech workforce and make...