Greater Louisville Inc names more companies to Hot Dozen

(Louisville, KY) – Greater Louisville Inc’s (GLI) EnterpriseCorp announced the second four of twelve companies selected as a part of the “Hot Dozen” via Twitter.


The second group of companies are:


Edj Analytics – a predictive analytics company that uses a game-based approach to solve difficult problems across a variety of industries, led by Sean O’Leary,


findCRA — created a simple online platform to increase connections between banks and community partners throughout the US.  They support network partners as they collaborate toward the ultimate goal of community reinvestment with measurable social impact, led by Brian Waters and Ben Loehle,

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Paddlewheel Brands — enhances nature’s work in aging distilled spirits through a solution that naturally decreases the time to maturity, increases flavor and smoothness, and reduces evaporation compared to normal aging time frames, while respecting the tradition and keeping within the legal framework for bourbon making.  They help distillers go from barrel to bottle faster, led by Richard Barksdale,


TriBlue Engineering – the majority of the 1 million active oil and gas wells in the U.S. see production suffer due to the lower quality gas that is extracted, known as sour gas. TriBlue has developed a gas sweetening unit that makes processing sour gas more economical and allows additional revenue streams to be made available because of the improved quality of the byproducts, led by Joseph Alexander and Hunter Gerlach,



They join the first four companies – Healthcare Asset Network, Inscope Medical Solutions, NormaLyte and Portland Investement Initiative – announced last week. The Hot Dozen celebrates twelve of the region’s most innovative up and coming companies. EnterpriseCorp will release the names of four companies each week leading up to the event which takes place on September 28. The companies will be honored at the “Hot Dozen” Showcase sponsored by Hilliard Lyons Investment Banking. The event will host the Greater Louisville region’s business leaders and supporters of entrepreneurship. The companies honored are hometown, early-stage companies that EnterpriseCorp believes are positioned to impact not only the region but the globe.


Friends and followers of EnterpriseCorp’s Twitter account (@EnterpriseLou) can learn which companies will make the cut as part of the “Hot Dozen” by checking Twitter. The companies will be announced at 11a.m. each Tuesday leading up to the event. The final four will be announced on September 22, 2015 at 11a.m.


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Event Details:


When – September 28, 2015

Where – Play Louisville at 1101 E. Washington St. Louisville, KY 40206

When – 5:30p.m. to 7:30p.m.


To register for the event, please visit –

 About Greater Louisville Inc.
Greater Louisville Inc. – the Metro Chamber of Commerce is where business leaders come together to advance the Greater Louisville region though job and wealth creation. The organization serves as the voice of the business community by connecting and growing businesses, cultivating entrepreneurship, supporting development of the community’s talent base and facilitating business leadership engagement on issues that impact the competitiveness of the region. For more information, visit

About EnterpriseCorp
EnterpriseCorp is the entrepreneurial arm of Greater Louisville Inc. (GLI) – the region’s leading economic development organization and the Louisville Regional Office for the Kentucky Innovation Network (KIN).  GLI’s EnterpriseCorp is dedicated to building a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem and culture for small, early and second stage fast growth firms. For more information, visit