National headliner announced for new Derby event focusing on Diversity & Inclusion as the foundation for next generation entrepreneurship!

Derby Diversity Business Summit and University of Louisville School of Public Health’s Center for Creative Placehealing, are thrilled to announce DAZZLE LAB - a new collaboration focused on developing venture capital/private equity access for next generation entrepreneurs, especially GenZ, who are people of color, women, disabled and/or LGBT from the Ohio River Valley region.

DAZZLE LAB is being hosted by Theo Edmonds and Tawana Bain and co-curated with Story Louisville. The event headliner will be ARLAN HAMILTON, founder of Backstage Capital.

Sponsored by Pure Path Capital, whose CFO Michael Markiewicz is a member of the LGBT community, DAZZLE LAB will focus at the intersection of health sciences and the creative industries. The event will take place on May 1, 2019 from 3p-6p at the UofL Health Sciences Campus.

More exciting announcements about this inclusive approach to entrepreneurship in the Ohio River Valley are forthcoming.

To learn more about Arlan and Backstage, or the concept behind Dazzle Lab, CLICK HERE>

Laurel Kemper