2018 Vogt Awards Winners

Agent Ally

Agent Ally builds tools for health insurance agents, who sell Medicare plans, that save time, create personalized recommendations and provide talking points tailored to their clients unique needs.

Dry Baby

Dry Baby is the sole manufacturer of liquid and stain repellent, 100% cotton baby apparel. Babies are messy, but Dry Baby’s innovative apparel keeps children dry, comfortable, and clean all day. Dry Baby stands alone—we are where fashion meets function.

Enriched Couples

Our app guides young couples through must-have conversations about money to develop financial teamwork and richer relationships based on their personal values.

Pascal Tags

Pascal Tags is a first of its kind truly passive inventory tag. This patent pending battery-free inventory tag tells companies truly what is in their inventory and where it is located. Manufacturing is the entry market as the technology is the first technology to ever rival Barcode for easy of use and price.


sport.io is a registration and analytics platform for amateur sporting events.  sport.io enables athletes to integrate their fitness data, results, and community in a central location, and provides organizers with tools and market insights to engage with athletes and grow their events.

True Secure SCADA

Founded in 2013, TrueSecureScada (TSS) is helping utilities, manufacturing companies, and others defend against cyber-based attacks against the networked equipment that they use to manage and control physical systems.  Our flagship product SCADA-Guard(™) is built on nearly a decade of research and patented technology to protect SCADA devices from cyber-security threats.


The Vogt Awards provide funding, resources and recognition to entrepreneurs with products in the early growth stage. Vogt Award recipients are chosen from early-stage entrepreneurs in the Louisville area, that have the potential to create a scalable business based on innovative, technology-based products that they develop themselves.

For more details on criteria and application information, visit VogtAwards.com

Vogt Awards Mission

Help start-up ideas and products develop into viable and successful businesses that will provide economic growth, stability and employment for the Greater Louisville area.

Vogt Partnership

The Community Foundation’s Vogt Invention and Innovation Fund has supported the Vogt Awards for more than 12 years. In that time almost $2.5 million has been given out to nearly 50 companies. EnterpriseCorp is the proud administrator of the Vogt Awards program.

“The Vogt Awards is made possible by the Vogt Invention and Innovation Fund at the Community Foundation of Louisville. The Fund was established by Mr. Henry Vogt Heuser Sr. in 1999 in order to help start-up ideas, products, and projects develop into viable and successful businesses that will provide economic growth, stability, and employment for the greater Louisville area (including Southern Indiana). Therefore, the Vogt Awards Selection Committee will select companies that offer the greatest potential for regional economic impact.” – Community Foundation of Louisville