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Lexington start-ups honored with eAchiever awards

Each received at least $1 million in funding in Fiscal Year 2014

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 20, 2014) — As part of Lexington’s Global Entrepreneurship Week, 20 start-up companies in the Bluegrass Region were honored with the eAchiever award for receiving at least $1 million in funding and/or creating five new full time jobs in Fiscal Year 2014.

Illustration courtesy of ZD Net
Illustration courtesy of ZD Net

Companies represent industry sectors in biotechnology, advanced manufacturing, e-commerce, IT and software development, homeland security, energy technologies and business services.

The Lexington Office of the Kentucky Innovation Network conducts an annual survey of each early-stage companies. The results are based on self-reported data for July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014. This year 125 companies responded to the survey.

Altogether, Bluegrass Business Development Partnership clients raised more than $57 million dollars in capital funds and created 272 new full-time and part-time jobs in FY 2014.

Companies that received the eAchiever award are:

  • A Look At Media Ventures, LLC
  • Allylix, Inc.
  • AntiOp
  • Bluegrass Vascular Technologies, Inc.
  • Care Team Solutions
  • Coldstream Laboratories, Inc.
  • Directed Energy Incorporated
  • Float Money
  • Invenio Therapeutics
  • Mercury Data Systems, Inc.
  • MosquitoMate, Inc.
  • nGimat, LLC
  • Paratechs
  • PDx Biotech
  • Science Tomorrow
  • Seikowave
  • SIS, LLC
  • Summit Biosciences Inc.
  • Twin Star TDS
  • Volar Video, Inc.