Amplify Louisville takes ownership of Venture Connectors

By Haley Cawthon – Assistant managing editor—digital
December 13, 2023, 02:08pm EST 
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Amplify Louisville is taking ownership of Venture Connectors.

The entrepreneurial support organization announced the transition in a news release Wednesday. Venture Connectors is longstanding nonprofit that hosts monthly events connecting area entrepreneurs and investors.


This strategic move marks a significant milestone in Amplify Louisville’s mission to catalyze the growth of the entrepreneurial ecosystem, the release said.

Founded 1995, Venture Connectors has been a beacon for entrepreneurs seeking connections, providing a platform for networking, mentorship and collaboration within the startup landscape. With a legacy of nurturing countless success stories, the organization has played a pivotal role in shaping the trajectory of aspiring entrepreneurs, the release said.

“During my over decade-long journey with Venture Connectors from committee member to board chair, I’ve witnessed firsthand the transformative power of a welcoming and supportive startup community,” said Larry Horn, CEO, Amplify Louisville, in the release. “Venture Connectors was not just an organization; it was a gateway to opportunities, ideas and invaluable collisions of activities. As we transition to Amplify, I am deeply honored to lead this evolution. Amplify isn’t just a new name — it represents our continued commitment to elevating and expanding the support we provide to entrepreneurs and innovators.”