Kentucky is Off to the Races with Plans to Become World-Class Technology Hub

March 28, 2019 11:59:56

Already famous for the Kentucky Derby and its sister competition, the Oaks, the Bluegrass State is racing ahead with plans to become a world-class technology hub. Taking place from April 29 to May 4, 2019, ‘Run for The Unicorns’ is a fintech forum on blockchain, virtual reality and similar technologies that’s set to galvanize Louisville, the state’s largest city. Held to coincide with the Kentucky Derby Festival, the networking and promotional event provides a platform for the state to showcase its strengths as a seeding ground for new business. Tech startups looking for a home will find the state’s business-friendly features a boon. If they are serious about transforming into unicorns, Kentucky is the place to be.

Run for the Unicorns, hosted by Convergence, is a confab that aims to put Kentucky on the startup map. It’s scheduled to get underway with a pre-conference hackathon & e-sports game jam powered by blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI) and extended reality (XR) technologies. Throughout its six-day itinerary, attendees will have the…

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