Three Strategies to Make an Entrepreneurial City

By Greg Fischer and Dane Stangler Urban vibrancy doesn’t only happen through grand projects or planned spaces. It happens through moments like one we recently witnessed on a vacant lot in downtown Louisville, KY. There, in the city’s Bourbon District, food trucks served a crowd milling around the MakerMobile, a tinkering shop on wheels. Inside this trailer, a 3D printer …

Rise at YPAL Community Connections

Rise will be at YPAL’s Community Connections on Thursday August 22nd. Below is a description of the event. Thanks YPAL for inviting us to be a part of this wonderful experience to connect young professionals to enriching volunteer roles with non profits in Louisville! Looking to get involved with Non-Profit Organizations in the Louisville Community? Join us at Yum! Brands …

Rise Launching at Worldfest 2013

Thanks for visiting RISE’s website. This site will be a resource for refugees and immigrants who wish to go into business within the Louisville community. It will also be a touchpoint for our community who wish to donate their time and talents to support new businesses through mentorship, advising, education, and most importantly as customers! We have some great events …

New Website Launch!

We are so glad to have our new site up and running!  Thanks to Hatfield Media for getting us up and running! Look for great new things to come!