Fundraising On Tap for Spencer Jones' IV Device
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Fundraising On Tap for Spencer Jones' IV Device

Spencer Jones' ARK startup led to the launch of LineGuard Med to develop SafeBreak, a device engineered to protect IV access devices from accidental dislodgment.
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Co-conspirator in Joyce Judy Investment Scam Pleads Guilty to Felony

Three of the four central characters in the international investment scam that sent Joyce Judy, former president of a Little Rock credit union, to federal prison are now convicted felons.
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Tyson Foods 4Q Net Income Up 88 Percent

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale on Monday reported an 88 percent increase in a key measure of profit as its prepared foods and chicken segments continued to show growth.
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Following The Crowd (Robert T. Smith Expert Advice)

One of the more publicized provisions of the 2012 Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act directed the S.E.C. to establish rules allowing companies to use crowdfunding to raise capital in an exempt securities offering.
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SBA Loans in Arkansas Increase 111 Percent

Arkansas' performance exceeded the national average and includes a 34 percent increase in numbers of loans, the SBA said. read more >

Wal-Mart Pulls Cyber Monday Forward to Sunday, Record Industry Sales Expected

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville has decided that Cyber Monday, the biggest online shopping day of the year, should not start on a Monday anymore. read more >

BHL Makes Claim Against OneFinancial on Maumelle Office Building

Johnelle Hunt, through BHL Financing LLC, filed a lien on the Parker Building in Maumelle in connection with a default judgment of $14.7 million against OneFinancial, the holding company of One Bank & Trust. read more >

Are You Overlooking Potential Customers? (Heather Robinette Expert Advice)

Untapped international markets represent a viable opportunity for expansion and diversification for many Arkansas companies, including small ones. However, the narrow view of too many business owners is that exporting is an option only for larger companies or manufacturers. read more >

Wal-Mart's Cindi Marsiglio Sees Progress in Made In USA Initiative

As Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Vice President of U.S. Manufacturing, Cindi Marsiglio oversees the company's 2013 initiative to spend an additional $250 billion on U.S.-made goods during the next 10 years. read more >

Arkansas Capital Corp. Changing Funding Model

Arkansas Capital Corp. of Little Rock will no longer work with state government to provide small-business loans. For the first time in the organization's almost 60-year history, its funding model is changing. read more >

UALR Workshop Explains Commercialization Process for Researchers

Determining the commercial viability of research ideas should be an easy process that need not intimidate university students and researchers who harbor hopes of taking those ideas to market, Rebecca Norman told students and researchers Thursday. read more >

Stocks Move Higher Following Encouraging Retail Results

Major U.S. stock indexes veered higher in midday trading Tuesday, getting a lift from encouraging quarterly results from Wal-Mart Stores, Home Depot and other big retailers. read more >

Wal-Mart Beats 3Q Profit Forecasts

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville reported improved customer traffic and an uptick in a key sales figure during the third quarter, even as a stronger dollar pressured its performance overseas. read more >

Tech Park Board Extends Property Deadline for Richard Mays

The Little Rock Technology Park Authority Board votes Monday to give Richard Mays until Friday to accept the board's offer of $845,000 for his 10,000-SF property at 415 Main St. read more >

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