10 FinTech Accelerator Startups Named

10 FinTech Accelerator Startups Named
Gary Norcross, chief executive officer of FIS, speaks Monday at the Venture Center in Little Rock. He is surrounded by representatives of the 10 start-ups that were named as participants in the 12-week VC FinTech Accelerator powered by the global technology provider and hosted by the center.

Companies to benefit from 12-week VC FinTech Accelerator powered by global technology provider FIS and hosted by the Venture Center in Little Rock are from all over the map. The program launched Monday.
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UAMS Professor Given $1M Chair, Named ARA Scholar

Hong-yu Li, a professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, was awarded the $1 million Helen Adams & Arkansas Research Alliance (ARA) Endowed Chair and named an ARA scholar in a ceremony held Monday at the Governor's Mansion in Little Rock.
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Tesseract Center, Arkansas Universities Embrace Game Design

Arkansas universities are embracing the curriculum of digital game design, an industry that pays its software developers a median income of more than $90,000.
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