LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- ParkVu, makers of the popular Music WithMe application for smartphones and Facebook, has been named a 2010 Hot Dozen company by GLI's ENTERPRISECORP. The Hot Dozen is an annual celebration of 12 locally-owned companies who have benefited from Louisville's entrepreneurial atmosphere and continue to thrive in our region. The companies represent innovation and entrepreneurship in Louisville's business community.
"We are extremely honored to be recognized as a contributor to the innovative spirit that abounds in Louisville," said Terry Goertz, co-CEO of ParkVu. "The city has made it easy for us to set up and grow our business, providing us with an amazing pool of talent from which to draw from and a dynamic culture that makes living and working in Louisville a pleasure."
Hot Dozen companies are selected because they exemplify Louisville as a place to start and grow a company. Honoring them is part of ENTERPRISECORP's mission to create a new culture of entrepreneurship and dramatically increase the number and quality of fast-growth, entrepreneurial companies headquartered in our region.
"The companies selected for the Hot Dozen contribute to our city's job and wealth creation and with that comes the need to support their talent attraction efforts," said Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson. "Attracting high quality talent, whether from within our community, from the region or nationally requires our continued focus on world class amenities," he said.
ParkVu is the creators of Music WithMe, a growing family of applications for smartphones and online social networking site, Facebook. Music WithMe allows smartphone owners to wirelessly download their music files direct to their phone via a Wi-Fi or cellular connection. Music WithMe on Facebook allows users to share their musical tastes with friends on the most popular online social network.
The Hot Dozen companies will be honored on October 11th at a special reception at 21c Museum Hotel. The event, sponsored by Hilliard Lyons, Mountjoy Chilton Medley and Old National Bank provides an opportunity for the Hot Dozen companies to celebrate this honor and network with the entrepreneurial community.
ParkVu's WithMe family of software delivers on the promise of true mobility and social discovery. ParkVu's Music WithMe for smartphones allows users to wirelessly download their music files direct to their device anytime/anywhere. Music WithMe on Facebook enables music discovery and interaction on the world's largest social networking site. ParkVu's ongoing development of innovative products and services continue to meet the consumer's demand for instant access to their music files while leveraging the power of social media to share and discover. For more information, please visit http://music.withme.com.
ENTERPRISECORP is the division of Greater Louisville Inc. that specializes in developing the region's fast-growth entrepreneurial sector. ENTERPRISECORP has helped 60 clients secure over $65 Million in financing, and 6 of our clients have experienced $150 Million of liquidity.
ParkVu and Music WithMe are registered trademarks of ParkVu. All other registered or unregistered trademarks are the sole property of their respective owners.