Innovation

Pharmacy Firm RxResults Adding Jobs

Pharmacy Firm RxResults Adding Jobs

RxResults, a pharmacy risk management company that is partly owned by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, said it plans to add between 20 and 30 jobs in the next 21 months, according to a UAMS news release. Founded in 2008, RxResults was created to help lower drug costs for employers and their workers while making sure they receive the best medicines available.
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Investors at Technology Summit Advise Startups to Sell the Vision

Investors participating in the Arkansas Technology Summit Thursday at the Argenta Innovation Center in downtown North Little Rock said they'd prefer to see an inspired pitch from a potential investment target than a detailed business plan.
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Video: ARK Challenge Concludes Fourth Run in Little Rock

The ARK Challenge startup accelerator last week concluded its fourth installment, and first in Little Rock, with Demo Day presentations of company pitches held inside the Clinton Center's Great Hall.
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Spencer Jones Big Winner at ARK Challenge in Little Rock

Spencer Jones, a surgical nurse resident at CHI St. Vincent Infirmary Medical Center in Little Rock, won an investment round of $150,000 for his innovative blood-draw device Wednesday at the ARK Challenge Demo Day in Little Rock.
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