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Access free entrepreneurship training and services in Eastern Kentucky

Eastern Kentucky is full of dreamers with bright ideas. SOAR Innovation was created to help them to turn those ideas into thriving businesses. SOAR Innovation, funded by Kentucky Innovation, is a part of the Shaping Our Appalachian Region team working to level the playing field for entrepreneurs and startups in our region.

By the numbers: SOAR Innovation 2023

startups served
startups advanced
startups funded
invested in startups

Empowering the Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow

SOAR Innovation has a dedicated team working to grow dreams of entrepreneurship within the halls of colleges and universities across Eastern Kentucky. This group is committed to cultivating a robust technology-focused entrepreneurial ecosystem within our higher education institutions, with support from the Appalachian Regional Commission. By concentrating our efforts here, we aim to inspire and equip the next generation of innovative founders!

See how SOAR Innovation can help your Eastern Kentucky startup

Step 1: Access free business training

Download your copy of SOAR's 2023 Complete Guide to Entrepreneurship in Eastern Kentucky.

Step 2: Attend in-person events

We know exhaustion, loneliness, and confusion can all challenge Eastern Kentucky entrepreneurs. With that in mind, SOAR Innovation hosts events where regional startups can gather, share ideas, and develop community. We invite you to attend our next event!

Step 3: Work with our team

The SOAR Innovation team can provide Eastern Kentucky startups with direct services.
Apply for startup funding with SOAR Innovation.

Step 4: Apply for funding

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