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Lexington Entrepreneurship Day 2022

A day to learn, network, and celebrate entrepreneurship in Lexington, KY.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22

Startup Breakfast

Join on Zoom

8:00am - 9:00am

Entrepreneurs, startup founders, students, and enthusiasts gather online to network and discuss anything from current events to the business models of their latest projects and ideas.

Networking Event

Why Lexington

Startup Founder Session + Lunch

11:30am - 1:30pm

In this session, we'll sit down with a panel of 4 Founders of Lexington-based startups to ask them why they chose Lexington to setup shop.

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Investor One-on-Ones

By request or invite only

1:30pm - 3:30pm

If you are the founder of a business or startup, please email keith.mcmunn@awesomeinc.org to request a one-on-one meeting with local investors. You will discuss your business and hear feedback!

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What's happening in Kentucky?

Session hosted by Middle Tech

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Our state is constantly growing, changing, and striving to be the tech and entrepreneurship hub of our region. This session, hosted by the Middle Tech podcast team and special guests, will provide insights into the past, present, and future of Kentucky.

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Corporate Innovation Roundtable

By request or invite only

3:30pm - 4:30pm

If you are in the Corporate world and want to be more innovative, this event is for you. Discuss, learn, and grow with other innovators. Email keith.mcmunn@awesomeinc.org to reserve your seat at the table.

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Networking

At Bourbon on Rye

3:45pm - 4:45pm

Grab a drink and network with everyone before the day's finale, 5 Across!

Happy Hour

5 Across Pitch Competition

and Dinner

5:00pm - 7:00pm

5 Across is Lexington's premier pitch contest. Five entrepreneurs will pitch "Shark Tank" style for 5 minutes each for a chance to win $5,500. The winner of the evening will be invited to pitch at 5 Across Finals in December for the chance to win $55,000.

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