Kentucky Innovation Network Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Accelerator/​Incubator

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 21

  • Portfolio
  • 10

  • Exits
  • 10


Kentucky Innovation Network General Information

Company Description

Founded in 2001, Kentucky Innovation Network is an accelerator/incubator based in Frankfort, Kentucky. The firm seeks to invest in companies operating in the technology sector.

Business Details

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Other Investor Types
Angel Group
Corporate Office
  • 300 West Broadway
  • Frankfort, KY 40601
  • United States
+1 (502) 000-0000

Kentucky Innovation Network Investments (21)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Bioptics Technology 17-Jul-2023 Grant 00.000 Other Healthcare Technology Systems Startup
DesiCorp 17-Jul-2023 00000 00.000 Biotechnology Startup
Faradine Systems 17-Jul-2023 00000 00.000 Other Hardware Generating Revenue
Fetal Life 17-Jul-2023 00000 00.000 Monitoring Equipment Generating Revenue
HeXalayer 17-Jul-2023 00000 00.000 Electrical Equipment Startup
Pascal Tags 17-Jul-2023 00000 00.000 Electronic Equipment and Instruments Generating Revenue 0000000 0000000000
Degranin Therapeutics 07-Jul-2023 00000 00000 Drug Discovery Generating Revenue
Amplify Louisville 02-Aug-2021 00000 00000 Consulting Services (B2B) Generating Revenue
Victory Hemp Foods 12-Jul-2021 Later Stage VC 00.000 Food Products Generating Revenue
Fetal Life 01-Feb-2020 Grant 0000 Monitoring Equipment Generating Revenue
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Kentucky Innovation Network Exits (10)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Summit Biosciences 18-Jan-2024 Buyout/LBO
TriBlue Engineering 16-Aug-2022 000 00 00000000
GearBrake 03-Jan-2020 000 00 00000000
Beyond Zero 01-Mar-2019 000 00 00000000
MakeTime 10-Jul-2018 000000000000000000
Rooibee Red Tea 04-Jun-2018 000 00 00000000
Mom's Med Minder 12-Oct-2017 000 00 00000000
Perfect Carity 01-Dec-2016 000 00 00000000
3DLT 31-Dec-2015 Out of Business
Linkedü 01-Oct-2015 Out of Business
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Kentucky Innovation Network Management, Team & Partners (21)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Kristel Smith Director Richmond, KY
Monique Quarterman Executive Director 0 Frankfort, KY
Jeff Hook Executive Director of CRICC Bowling Green, KY
Richard Johnson State Director Frankfort, KY
Lisa Bajorinas Executive Director 0 Louisville, KY
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Kentucky Innovation Network Co-Investors (6)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Bruce Linton 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Christopher Harding 0 Series chart Industry bar
Evolution Ventures 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Keyhorse Capital (KSTC) 0 Series chart Industry bar
The Sandy River Charitable Foundation 0 Series chart Industry bar
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Kentucky Innovation Network FAQs

  • What is Kentucky Innovation Network?

    Founded in 2001, Kentucky Innovation Network is an accelerator/incubator based in Frankfort, Kentucky.

  • When was Kentucky Innovation Network founded?

    Kentucky Innovation Network was founded in 2001.

  • Where is Kentucky Innovation Network headquartered?

    Kentucky Innovation Network is headquartered in Frankfort, KY.

  • How many investments has Kentucky Innovation Network made?

    Kentucky Innovation Network has made 21 investments.

  • What has Kentucky Innovation Network invested in?

    Kentucky Innovation Network has made numerous investments in companies like Bioptics Technology, DesiCorp, and Faradine Systems within the Healthcare Technology Systems, Biotechnology, and Hardware industries.

  • What has Kentucky Innovation Network invested in recently?

    Kentucky Innovation Network's latest investment was on 17-Jul-2023 in Bioptics Technology, a company within the Healthcare Technology Systems industry.

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