We Believe in Your Ideas, Every One of Them

We believe in idea-scribbled napkins and midnight bright ideas. We believe in working late and sleeping in, and we hail to the coffee that gets us through. We believe in the hustle, the grind, and the moments of quiet reflection in between.


Sprocket Is Where
Minds Meet

At Sprocket, every unconventional path and ‘aha’ moment is celebrated. Why? Because we know there is no work-life balance — there’s only ideas and what we do with them. Our job is to connect you to the best space, people, and resources to make yours come to life.

We’re more than an innovation hub — we are a vibrant community where entrepreneurs, startups, and creative minds come together to break boundaries and reshape the future. As a leading digital economic development organization in West Kentucky, we’re dedicated to nurturing tech-enabled businesses, fostering collaboration, and providing the essential resources for success. Here, dreams are transformed into reality, ideas are ignited, and connections are forged.

Whether you are an early-stage startup, a seasoned business owner, or someone with a spark of an idea, our dedicated resources, dynamic community, and support structures are geared to nurture your aspirations.

Reinventing the Future of Work for the Digital Economy

It’s our mission to transform the region into a powerhouse for the digital age, ensuring that our community thrives alongside the rapid advancements of the global market. With Sprocket, we’re not just keeping pace with the future; we’re working with you to shape it.

Jobs Created

Million Dollars invested in 9 local startups

Startups Supported


Minority or Women-owned companies recruited


Consider Us Your Launchpad

Sprocket is your go-to hub for entrepreneurs and their startups. We provide valuable networks that include investors, mentors, and trusted community partners to help you bring your tech-enabled business from idea to exit.

Startup Support

Because ideas don’t hatch themselves. From ideation to launch to exit, our tailored business support and coaching are there for you every step of the way. Benefit from one-on-one mentorship, customized workshops, and hands-on guidance that help you navigate the entrepreneurial journey.

Co-Working Spaces

Our coworking spaces are designed to foster collaboration and creativity, whether you’re a solo entrepreneur or part of a dynamic team. Come find your inspiration in an environment that buzzes with energy and possibility — and internet as reliable as your mom’s meatloaf recipe.



Join a community of like-minded innovators, mentors, and thought leaders who are as passionate about your success as you are. From networking events to collaborative opportunities, we foster a spirit of unity and mutual growth that sets us apart.



Connect, learn, and grow through our regular events that cater to both budding and seasoned entrepreneurs. Engage with industry experts, mentors, and peers in a supportive community that fosters learning and collaboration.


We Believe in Wide-Open Opportunity

We stand on an unswerving commitment to building the future of work. Through innovation, inclusivity, and collaboration, we strive to create accessible pathways to success, empowering individuals to reach their fullest potential and actively shaping a new era where opportunities are boundless for everyone.



We foster a culture that embraces growth and views failure as a stepping stone towards success, inspiring lifelong learning.



We focus on building connections and guiding entrepreneurs, providing the mentorship and support they need for continual development.


We champion diverse perspectives and collaboration, enhancing our community’s ability to solve problems and achieve greater returns.


We fuel a creative environment where technology meets creativity, allowing endless possibilities for world-changing ideas.


The People Behind the Leftover Ramen in the Fridge

Meet the Sprocket Team

Our team is a collective of innovative minds and experienced professionals committed to turning your entrepreneurial dreams into reality.

Monica Bilak


Monica Bilak

The visionary who ignited the spark, Monica has been the guiding force behind our mission. With a passion for innovation and a belief in the power of collaboration, she’s laid the groundwork for a community driven by creativity and resilience.

Hannah Ranval


Hannah Ranval

Our Business Manager is the bridge between ideas and action. She keeps all the plates spinning and operations in top shape. Responsible for operations and grants administration, Hannah helps fuel the flames so our work continues.

Karly Caldwell


Karly Caldwell

Our Community Coordinator welcomes you every day and ensures your time at Sprocket is its most productive.  Brimmming with creativity and a heart for service, Karly creates space where entrepreneurs and professionals can connect, grow, and thrive.

Erin Ulrich


Erin Ulrich

A wizard with logistics and a knack for spreadsheets, Erin is our master of events and planning. 

Get to Know Our Board

John Truitt

Co- Founder, Kalleo Technologies,  Sprocket Board Chair

Julie Tennyson

Intellectual Property Attorney, Marcum Tennyson, Sprocket Vice Chair

John Woeltz

Entrepreneur, Investor

Ines Rivas-Hutchins

CEO INTEC Group, Sprocket Board Treasurer

Jared Riley

Vice President Software Engineering, Computer Services, Inc.

Terry Bradley

Senior Vice President and Chief Deposit Officer, Paducah Bank and Trust Company

Want to Grab Our Coffees?


We’re not a regular office, we’re a cool office. And we promise when you grab us coffees, you’re getting them from Pipers, so that’s awesome. Are you passionate about innovation, creativity, and entrepreneurship, and eager to shape the future of work? Join us as an intern and dive into real-world projects, working closely with our talented team, nurturing your skills, and becoming an integral part of our mission to build wide-open opportunities for all.