Why awesome inc exists

Awesome Inc exists to help people pursue their definition of Awesome. We do this by creating community around entrepreneurship and technology.

Our programs

Awesome Inc was founded on the basis of the "give-first" mentality. Awesome Inc started in 2009 and has grown to be the epicenter for anything related to technology or business. We strive to make Lexington a better place to live and work through the following programs.

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Entrepreneurship

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Five across logo

A pitch competition for kentucky entrepreneurs.

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A mentor-driven program designed to accelerate Kentucky's high tech startups.

Awesome fund

A pre-seed and seed stage fund that will invest in tech startups primarily in and near Kentucky.

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Corporate Innovation

Helping KY companies discover, test, and implement innovative ideas.

Coworking

Awesome Inc's coworking space hosts anyone needing a place to work. Open coworking, private offices, conference rooms, it is a place for any remote worker or corporate team to work from and collaborate with one another.

Cherub Fund

The Cherub Fund is a baby angel fund that was launched in 2013. The Cherub Fund makes small investments (less than $10,000) into early stage startups.

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Hall of Fame

The Kentucky Entrepreneur Hall of Fame is a physical and virtual destination that shares and celebrates the stories of Kentucky's most successful entrepreneurs.

Technology

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APAX is your partner in creating customized software solutions that help organizations grow and thrive.

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Students learn to code by working through curriculum and building projects on teams. Our curriculum comes with live support from our team throughout the year and professional development to equip teachers to educate students and prepare them for the future.

Coding Club

The coding club offers students an opportunity to learn to code from professional software developers, all while surrounded by a community of peers in a convenient weekday evening format.

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Intro to graphic design

The Intro to Design course is created to focus on helping professionals in the marketing and events workspace. No prior design knowledge or experience is required but basic computer skills.

Intro to web development

Curious about coding, but not quite ready to take the plunge with our Web Developer Bootcamp? The Intro to Web provides a smooth entry into the world of software development, even for absolute beginners.

Salesforce Accelerator

The best way to launch a career in the rapidly growing Salesforce ecosystem is through becoming a certified Administrator for the world's most popular CRM platform. This part time accelerator will prepare you for your new career.

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Web Developer Bootcamp

The Web Developer Bootcamp is an intenstive, hands-on program teaching web and software development, with a focus on job-ready skills. In just 16 weeks, we'll help you achieve your goals and land your dream job as a developer.

Week of Code

The Week of Code Summer Camp provides a fun and engaging introduction to coding, with a focus on building important skills for the future. By the end of the week, your child will build a website, mobile app, and video game.

Other Programs

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Joy Project

The Joy Project is a charity foundation that was founded to better the lives of people in the Lexington Community.

Startup LexingtonRed asterisk

Startup Lex is an entrepreneur focused community made for encouraging growth, education, and giving first.

Lexington Startup WeekendRed asterisk

Startup Weekend is a three-day program where aspiring entrepreneurs can build a company and experience startup life.

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Startup Summer Retreat

Join other founders, entrepreneurs, mentors, and startup community members for a multi-day retreat, focused on growth. All while having fun.

Team Alpha

Team Alpha is our internship program with a goal to equip each intern with skill sets while gaining real-world experience by working on one of four teams.

UndrCvr LexRed asterisk

UndrCvr Lex is a partnership between Awesome Inc, BaseHere, and the Lexington Chamber of Commerce that provides opportunity to introduce the community and college student talent to all of the tech organizations in Lexington.

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Awesome Inc is a contributor of this program, not an owner