Russell Technology Business Incubator, Humana partner to champion health equity in West Louisville – Louisville Business First

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Four local businesses engaged with the AMPED Russell Technology Business Incubator were recently surprised with investments totaling $207,500.
It’s a part of a larger partnership between the minority-owned business incubator and Humana (NYSE: HUM) to champion health equity in West Louisville, according to a news release.
In the release, Dave Christopher Sr., founder and executive director of AMPED, said that it “takes a village to get this done” regarding the AMPED Russell Technology Business Incubator (RTBI) and Humana’s support. “We are greatly appreciative of the partnership with Humana to come alongside AMPED to make this all work.”
The entrepreneurs behind the businesses were surprised with the investment during a video interview, which you can check out below.
The four businesses include:
“At Humana, we are excited to have a continuous relationship with AMPED RTBI,” said Keisha Smith, associate director of Health Equity Louisville Community of Opportunity at Humana. “Through our partnership with AMPED and these entrepreneurs, we’re able to take intentional action to address health disparities, making it easier for people in West Louisville and all the communities Humana serves to achieve their best health.”
The partnership will continue to grow as Humana plans to invest further in AMPED RTBI in 2022.
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