Code Louisville recognized for fast growth, innovation

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – Code Louisville, the tech training program that drew praise from the White House earlier this year as a national model, has again been recognized for its rapid growth and innovation.

That's according to a news release from Mayor Greg Fischer's office. 

EnterpriseCorp, an arm of Greater Louisville Inc., has included Code Louisville among its 2015 Hot Dozen – the area’s most promising and innovative early-stage companies and projects.

Code Louisville, operated by KentuckianaWorks, provides free, 12-week training to prepare people for the growing number of higher-paying computer software coding jobs. 

“Louisville is leading the nation to solve the high-tech skills gap, arming citizens with the knowledge they need to have fulfilling careers, and businesses with the trained workers they need to be successful,” said Mayor Greg Fischer.  “We’re fired up about that, so the Hot Dozen recognition is perfect.” Read More.