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Applications being accepted from Louisville area start-ups for entrepreneur program

Application deadline Dec. 16

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Nov. 14, 2016) ‚ÄĒ Applications are being accepted from Louisville area start-up companies through Dec 16 to participate in Revit 2017,¬†an opportunity for founders of early stage companies to meet with a team of marketing experts who will¬† help the founders refine and hone their marketing strategies ensuring long-term growth, and at no cost to the company.

Revit is sponsored by Nucleus, the economic development arm of the University of Louisville Foundation, and EnterpriseCorp, part of Greater Louisville Inc.

Revit is for early stage companies that:

  • Are located in the Louisville region
  • Have some customer traction and revenue
  • Have a public website
  • Have online and digital analytics
  • Qr¬†able to state clearly their biggest marketing pain
  • Have founder(s) who are coachable

From the completed applications received, 3-5 companies will be selected to participate in RevIt 2017. Selected companies will be announced Jan. 25, 2017. RevIt engagement sessions are Feb. 15, 2017. A six month post-implementation analysis will be in August 2017.

The RevIt marketing volunteers represent an array of expertise in branding, strategy, eCommerce, social media, and creative services with experience in a variety of industry sectors. The engagement between the founding entrepreneur(s) and the volunteer marketing team is in the form of a three hour in-depth session.

The marketing team will have reviewed the entrepreneur’s application package prior to the meeting. They will have assessed the entrepreneur’s written marketing strategy, online presence, social media following, data analytics, and the stated marketing pain. The team will then provide customized strategies to improve the company’s market visibility and customer access.

Selected entrepreneurs will receive customized strategies to improve their market visibility and customer access at no cost. Selected companies will be encouraged to implement the suggested strategies and will complete a survey assessing the value of the program and their six-month growth.