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Interapt to Establish HQ in Louisville, Create 250 jobs, Invest $3.7 million

(April 27, 2017) – Interapt LLC, a technology startup focusing on business innovation services and workforce development, will establish a new Louisville headquarters with a nearly $3.7 million investment and create 250 jobs over the coming years, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer announced today. “Already one of the state’s best-known, locally…

Interapt’s Top Ten Tech Moment’s March 7th- March 11th

Adoption of Health Apps, Wearable Devices Grows Nathan Eddy, EWeek The number of U.S. consumers using wearables and mobile apps for managing their health has doubled from 16 percent in 2014 to 33 percent today.The findings are part of a seven-country Accenture survey of roughly 8,000 consumers, including 2,225 in the United States.The majority of…

Interapt’s Top Ten Tech Moments February 22nd- February 26th

FCC PROPOSAL WOULD LET YOU GET CABLE THROUGH APPLE, GOOGLE, AMAZON, AND ANDROID Jenna Busch, Nerdist  This week, the Federal Communications Commission ruled that you can get your cable through devices besides your company’s cable box. The ruling means that instead of having to rent the box from, say, Time Warner or ATT Uverse, you…

Does Your Business Really Need An App?

We live, breathe, and celebrate mobile apps at Interapt.  That’s why, at a recent Louisville Digital Association event, a few Interapt team members discussed how to determine whether your company needs a mobile app, and what it takes to have one built. The crowd included special guests from Louisville’s Meyzeek Middle School as the reigning…

Why Telehealth is Key to the Future of Aging Care

A once-futuristic practice in healthcare that is gaining traction with more providers thanks to the rapid improvement and availability of streaming and mobile technology is telehealth.  Telehealth itself encompasses a variety of technologies and tactics to deliver virtual medical, health, and education services between two remote locations.  Aging adults are one particular group of people…

JA Pitch Competition Brings “Shark Tank” to Junior Achievement Mission

Interapt CEO Ankur Gopal has worked with Junior Achievement to develop its inaugural Pitch Competition & Showcase, a Shark Tank-style event that brings in JA students from local high schools to present their startup ideas to a panel of accomplished entrepreneurs.  Winners will receive cash prizes for use in the classroom, and all finalists get an…

President Obama Visits Louisville to Promote Technology Jobs and Programs

This week, President Obama made a special trip to Louisville, stopping at local tech company Indatus to speak about the initiatives Louisville has taken to provide tech skills to the workforce through programs like Code Louisville. The President’s administration has launched its Tech Hire Initiative to “expand access to tech jobs” and empower American workers…

JA Students Attend Interapt’s Latest Mobile App Workshop

Interapt recently conducted our mobile app development workshop with Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana students from Pleasure Ridge Park High School. The workshop gives students the opportunity to learn about hi-tech innovation and what it takes to design and market an app. Interapt senior staff led the first segment of the workshop, describing what Interapt does and the start-to-finish process of developing an app….

Prince Charles Visits with Interapt at Harmony Village

Interapt was selected to take part in the Royal family’s recent visit to Louisville, and enjoyed a brief visit with Prince Charles as he strolled through a “Harmony Village”” of exhibits at the African American Heritage Center. Organizations from a variety of sectors in Louisville were represented, each involved in some way with promoting local healthcare, environment, food…

This Year’s Best of Leadership Summit Features Interapt Intern

This week, the Leadership Louisville Center hosts its annual Best of Leadership Summit, an event built to provide performance-boosting learning and connect participants to a network of accomplished leaders within the community.  As part of the event, speakers are invited to present “Lightning Talks,” 5-minute sessions meant to excite the audience about a new or big idea….