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Boom KY and Menifee County partner to open Innovation Hub

The Innovation Hub aims to offer opportunities for high school students and adults.  The initial focus will be to continue the momentum of entrepreneurship and coding for high school students.  Ethruma, a startup created by Menifee County students, won a fellowship at The Young Entrepreneur Show. The Hub will impact the whole community The launch […]

Williamsburg Joins Boom KY

We are very excited to provide this opportunity for our students.  Partnering with Boom KY will give our students a unique and outstanding experience to develop their skills and show what our students can do.Tim Melton Superintendent I believe Williamsburg is well positioned in the Southeastern Kentucky area to support the development of entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial […]

YES Recap

Boom KY held The Young Entrepreneur Show at EKU where 17 student teams from 7 school districts competed for fellowships.  The winning startups were from Wolfe, Menifee, Bell, and Warren Counties.  The top 5 startups that were chosen will receive one-year full access to our internal senior code developers, sales, marketing, mentors, legal, and accounting to […]

Startup and Code opportunities for GRREC Members

Boom KY and Awesome Inc presented to GRREC members yesterday.  The opportunity to partner with schools in the Bowling Green area is vitally important to our economic growth trajectory.   In a recent conversation with WKU Innovation Campus CEO Buddy Steen and Sam Ford, we discussed what qualities the current and future employers in Bowling Green […]

Inaugural Event

Y.E.S.  Don’t miss your chance at experiencing the inaugural Young Entrepreneur Show. On April 11th, 17 teams will converge on the EKU campus to compete for fellowships. Months of hard work will be showcased. Businesses will be launched throughout the Bluegrass. You won’t want your students to miss seeing this event. Schedule your field trip today. […]

Warren County Joins Boom KY

Greenwood High School in Warren County recently came on board with Boom KY. The partnership has been fun to watch as it unfolds. There will be a Young Entrepreneur Show in Western KY later in the spring. We are excited to see all of the start-ups that come out of Warren County! Mr. Patrick Baiocchi […]

Boom KY Summit 2023

Come enjoy an afternoon of cocktails and hors d’oeuvres while you learn more about Boom KY. We are offering a free information session in partnership with Awesome Inc on March 17, 2023, from 4-6pm at the Central Bank Convention Center Room 9 in Lexington, KY.  Summit 2023 Registration https://www.eventbrite.com/e/565525079737

Say YES to success

What is Y.E.S.? What is The Young Entrepreneur Showcase? On April 11, 2023, at Eastern Kentucky University 14 teams from 6 schools across the Commonwealth will come together to compete for business Fellowships. Up to 3 Fellowships will be awarded. The Fellowship includes access to Boom KY’s software developers, designers, videographers, legal, accounting, mentorship, and much […]

Coding comes to Owsley County

Owsley County When people think of Owsley County the first thing, they think of probably isn’t coding. However, this group of students are working diligently to change that perception. They want to bring coding careers to Owsley County, KY. Boom KY is thrilled to play a small part in redesigning the career infrastructure of Owsley County, […]

Tiger Pride

What is Tiger Pride? Tiger Pride is the solution to reducing school waste.  Jason Kinner, Paintsville Technology Teacher, is full of Tiger pride when speaking about his students. “This semester I have seen my students come together in groups in my coding class. They have defined a project, broken up the group into teams to […]

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