Vogt Awards Alumni

“The Vogt Awards was incredibly fun and valuable! I am grateful for its mentorship and programming that helped us grow the business and for connecting us with folks who have become dear friends. It’s an incredible opportunity for Louisville startup founders.”


2023 Vogt Awards Recipients


Pictured front row left to right:  Terri Lykins, My Food My Choice; Chris Matthews, Gamerabble; Cecile Matthews, Gamerabble

Pictured back row left to right:  Jeff Cummins, Immersive Hearing Technologies; Matthew Neal PhD, Immersive Hearing Technologies; Stevens Bonhomme, Feedcoyote; Dan Ross-Li, Affinna; Eddie Fieldhouse, The Kentucky Hug; David Galownia, The Kentucky Hug 

2012 Vogt Award Recipients

Ikotech is a bio-technology business specializing in novel, high-speed magnetic cell sorting systems for use in life science applications.

2011 Vogt Awards Recipients

Psyche has designed a butterfly-shaped pillow to help the sleep apnea patient get a good night’s sleep.

2007 Vogt Award Recipients

GreenerWay created an advanced energy monitoring and control device allowing home and business owners to better manage their energy consumption and lower utility bills.

Lawn Solutions Commercial Products developed a user-friendly power seeder, called Turf Revitalizer, weighing 200 pounds less than standard power seeders.

MobileFit uses MP3 technology with voice instruction to coach health club members through individual routines.

Touchless Care Concepts developed Rash Relief, a spray-on ointment to treat rashes associated with incontinence -- the lack of voluntary control of excretory functions.

For more information about the Vogt Awards contact:

Lisa Bajorinas
Lisa Bajorinas
Vogt Awards Program Director
(502) 836-0735
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Ramona Dallum
Ramona Dallum
Senior Vice President, Community Leadership
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