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In2Lex announces events, news for entrepreneurs

Events for kids, teens, adults

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 10, 2015) — In2Lex—whose mission is to promote Lexington as a career, education and lifestyle destination for creative and technical business professionals and to act as catalyst where our technical, entrepreneur, and creative communities coincide—announced several upcoming events.

in2lex_209x38_0Kids Code Camp
The one-day experience is for middle and high school students interested in programming. Scheduled from noon to 5 p.m. on Feb. 21, the course will teach students a basic understanding of variables, logic, and loops, experience with JavaScript syntax, and will have written at least 2 of their own programs. Cost is $125. Registration deadline is Feb. 21. To register click here

Job Shadowing – Academy of Information Technology at Bryan Station High School
The Academy of Information Technology at Bryan Station High School is looking for businesses interested in providing job shadowing opportunities and/or summer internships for students participating in the academy. Scheduled dates are Feb. 17 and 24. For more information contact Billie Peavler at [email protected].

5 Across
Scheduled from 5-7 p.m. on Feb. 25, 5 Across is an informal gathering of entrepreneurs, investors and service providers from Lexington. Each Five Across meeting features five presentations from local entrepreneurs who will be pitching their idea to a panel of judges, with the winner getting $500. Cost is $5. Deadline to register is Feb. 25. To register click here.

Awesome Inc. Kids Code Camp
Scheduled from 1-5 p.m. from March 30 to April 2, the camp teaches kids how to write apps. This camp for middle and high school students will teach the fundamentals of coding. Students will create websites, mobile apps and learn to design video games all while having fun with our energetic team. By the end of the camp, each student will have built at least 1 web page, mobile app, and video game using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Android, and Unity 3D. Early bird registration by March 1 is $495. After March 1 registration is $695. To register click here.

LEX>>FWD
LEX>>FWD is dedicated to growing professional software developers through presentations and networking. The group is open to anyone, inlcuding professionals who are looking to grow their skills and network, students looking to gain contacts and information, and long-term professionals interested in collaboration. 
Meetings are the first Thursday of each month at 6 .m. at Kre8now Makerspace, 903 Manchester St. For more information, join the LinkedIn group.

Awesome Fellowship
The Awesome Fellowship is now taking applications. The fellowship is a program designed to accelerate early stage startups. It is directed by Awesome Inc and sponsored in part by the Cabinet for Economic Development. The program accepts teams on a rolling basis and provides them with resources for up to one year. 
To learn more about the Awesome Fellowship click here.

Kentucky Innovation Network’s Funding Opportunity
The Lexington Office of the Kentucky Innovation Network has announced a new grant funding opportunity for very early stage start-up companies. The program is being supported by the Bluegrass Angels, the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development, and the Bluegrass Business Development Partnership. 
For more information, click here.

Enterprise Content Management Architect at VeBridge
The ECM Architect serves as a primary business analyst and technical architect for client enterprise contentmanagement initiatives. To learn more click here. Send resumes to VeBridge at [email protected].

Design Engineer at Watanabe USA Corp.
Watanabe USA Corp. is a full service custom manufacturer offering comprehensive manufacturing services for businesses in the automotive and other industrial and technology related industries. They are seeking an experienced, dedicated and inspired Machine Design Engineer to join our team of talented and dedicated employees. To learn more, click here

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