A TALK Briefing | Aug. 2, 2020
TALK COVID-19 Updates
Only $99 per individual and $300 per company to  join as a member!  Find the archive of our COVID-19 TALK updates on   the TALK page . Also, read us on Linked In, and Facebook at Technology Association of Louisville Kentucky plus Twitter @talklou! Stay safe and enjoy your summer!

Upcoming Virtual Events
Aug. 4-6.  " Comptia's ChannelCon. " A Look at Tech Subjects for Tech & Business Professionals. A TALK Partner. Free.

Aug. 4, 9 AM. "Small Business Relief Grants Update." Greater Louisville Inc. Free.

Aug. 5, 3 PM, "Boardroom Buddhas - Women and Money: Removing the "Taboo" and Changing the Narrative." By Interfaith Paths to Peace. Click above link and enter 938122 in Zoom. Free.

Aug. 7, 10 AM, " Restart Kentucky: Update with Public Health Officials. " KY Chamber. Free.

Aug. 13, Noon. "Manufacturing Executive Roundtable with KAM." Hosted by KAM & Blue & Co. Free.
VC firm Launches Virtual Matchmaking Event for Midwest Startups and Investors

A Chicago venture capital firm is launching a new virtual matchmaking initiative to connect entrepreneurs with tech investors.

Sandalphon Capital,  led by Jonathan Ellis, has launched the  “midwest.tech/connect” virtual summit,  a virtual event that aims to connect startups across the Midwest to venture capital firms and angel investors.

The three-day event takes place September 8-10 and will create one-on-one meetings between founders and investors. The event is free for founders, and startups and investors have until Aug. 7 to apply to participate.
PPP Loans: Can Still Apply
Washington lawmakers are working on the  terms of the next economic relief package . Some possible new initiatives in discussion include a second, but more targeted PPP loan and a blanket forgiveness of PPP loans under $150,000. If you haven’t yet applied for a PPP loan, the deadline for new applications is August 8, 2020.