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Healthy Hometown Happy Hour Hackathon – August 24th – 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

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On August 24th, from 3 to 6 PM, LVL1 will be hosting a health data brainstorming hackathon in association with the Knight Foundation, XLerateHealth, Greater Louisville Enterprise Corp, Louisville Quantified Self, University of Louisville School of Public Health, and University of Louisville Health Sector Management MBA Program!

The focus of this hackathon will be to brainstorm ideas and discover talent associated with completing the Knight Foundation’s Health and Communities challenge.  Food and drink will be provided, so come on down, and talk about ideas that could win Louisville a seat at the table in this competition.  The Knight Foundation is giving $5 million to some of the best ideas nationwide, and this is the start!  Learn more about the competition at https://www.newschallenge.org/challenge/healthdata/brief.html

If you’re interested, sign up here: http://knchealthlouisville.eventbrite.com

Entry is free, and food and drink will be provided.  Got ideas on how Louisville can use data to form a healthier community? Show up on the 24th!

New Co-ops Caleb Sheehan and Isaac Gebru

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WE have 2 new Fall 2013 Co-ops: Yitzhak (Isaac) Gebru and Caleb Sheehan. They are new LVL1 members! Lets give them a welcome…

 
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Here they are testing out the Seebeck effect.

Arduino Soldering Workshop

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Friday, August 16, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Learn how to assemble and solder your own solarbotics freeduino. The cost of this workshop covers the materials cost for a freeduino microcontroller kit. Your assembled Freeduino is yours to keep! Use the vast open resources of the LVL1 and Arduino community to come up with your own electronic applications.
http://www.eventbrite.com/event/7727732857
Limited Seating! Come for the workshop stay for the horrible movie afterwards.

Have an idea for a startup? Come learn how to turn your idea into reality!

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On July 1st at 7PM, LVL1 will be hosting a talk by serial entrepreneur and KY Small Business Development Center associate state director Gordon Garrett to help hackers and makers navigate the often-difficult business world and to understand how individuals successfully go from idea to startup.

Gordon Garrett of the KSBDC

 

With 15 service centers statewide and an experienced and knowledgeable staff, the Kentucky Small Business Development Center provides unparalleled consulting and training services that help existing business owners and potential entrepreneurs succeed.  Their services include one-on-one management consultations, training workshops, market research, loan packaging help, assistance with financial projections and information needed to make informed business decisions.  With a team of dozens of analysts, researchers, and business specialists, Gordon helps individuals and business at all stages, from business planning and market research to financial analysis and marketing solutions.  Gordon has served as a strategic business advisor, CEO and board member for numerous high-tech start-up ventures and high-growth companies and has launched and managed to acquisition six successful technology companies of his own.

If you’re curious about how the business world works and want to learn how to access the resources critical to any successful startup, you’ll want to come see Gordon speak on July 1st at 7PM at LVL1!

LVL1 Hackerspace
1205 E. Washington St.
Louisville, KY 40206