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Tech Park Sees More Demand From Startups, Entrepreneurs

Tech Park Sees More Demand From Startups, Entrepreneurs
The lobby and coffee shop of the Little Rock Technology Park's anchor facility at 417 Main St.

The Little Rock Technology Park Authority Board will be asked to approve a conversion of the fourth floor at 417 Main St. to meet increased demand from smaller operations for short-term leases and furnished space.
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Ringer App Creates Buzz For Forest Heights STEM Team

A team of five sixth-graders from Forest Heights STEM Academy in Little Rock have theorized a new smartphone app called SmartRnger and won not only a Best in the State accolade but also $5,000 for their school.
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Altimize Offers Ecommerce Apps to Retailers

Altimize, a new startup leasing space at the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub in North Little Rock, offers a simple platform for and creates online apps so that retailers can help customers shop their stores online.
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