Small Business Archive

Medical Marijuana Rollout Sparks Interest Among Arkansas Entrepreneurs

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 7/3/2017 12:00 am

The state began accepting applications Friday from those wishing to grow and sell marijuana for medical use, but when the drug might make into the hands of patients is still anyone's guess.

How to Score 100 on Marijuana Business Applications in Arkansas

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 7/3/2017 12:00 am

Applications to grow and sell medical marijuana, which are due Sept. 18, will be scored using a 100-point scale.

SPONSORED: Simplifying The Tax Code Without Overhauling The System

by 6/28/2017 08:00 am

Six steps that follow good social policy.

SPONSORED: Goddess Office Products Thrives Versus Larger Competitors

by 6/26/2017 08:00 am

A modest start blossoms into successful niche market despite potential for built-in biases.

Super Mover: Joel Gordon of the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/26/2017 12:00 am

Joel Gordon has been named the new executive director of the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub in North Little Rock.

Jeff Standridge On Why Companies Should Encourage Startups

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/26/2017 12:00 am

"A vibrant startup/innovation ecosystem is a great place for an established company to source talent," says Jeff Standridge, chief catalyst of The Conductor at UCA.

SPONSORED: Building a Sustainable Venture Ecosystem – The Long Game

by 6/22/2017 08:30 am

It is important that teachers, parents and students understand that there are viable career paths to entrepreneurship, and that established companies thrive when they have a steady flow of smart, innovative talent upon which to build.

Video: A Conversation On Leadership with Jon Harrison

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/20/2017 11:39 am

Arkansas Business' "Foundations" interview series continues with Jon Harrison, owner of VIP2 of Little Rock, which helps businesses through leadership training programs for staff at all levels.

More Cold Brews Coming to Hot Springs

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/19/2017 12:00 am

The craft beer scene in Hot Springs is growing red hot.

Northwest Arkansas' Most Expensive Home Sales of 2016

by Marty Cook 6/19/2017 12:00 am

The number of seven-figure homes sold in Washington and Benton counties almost tripled in 2016 compared with the previous year.

Pulaski County's Most Expensive Home Sales of 2016

by Mark Friedman 6/19/2017 12:00 am

Sales of luxury homes in Pulaski County jumped in 2016 to a number not seen since Arkansas Business began tracking them in 2004 – 29 homes sold for $1 million or more, up from 20 in 2015.

Trump Grants Request for Disaster Assistance in Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/15/2017 11:09 am

President Trump has granted the governor's request for a disaster declaration for the state after damage due to storms, tornadoes and flooding from April 26 to May 19.

Halff Associates Opens Little Rock Office

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/15/2017 09:15 am

Engineering/architecture firm Halff Associates Inc. on Thursday announced the opening of its Little Rock office at 10411 W. Markham St., Suite 320.

SPONSORED: Budgeting, Forecasting, Planning Set Successful Businesses Apart

by 6/14/2017 08:00 am

Winging it is no way to run your business. You've got too much at stake. Proper business planning is an essential tool for successful businesses. This is the first of a three-part series.

$4.4M Invested in Akeso Biomedical

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/13/2017 04:54 pm

Akeso Biomedical on Tuesday announced that it has closed its most recent financing round of $4.4 million from existing and new investors.

Northwest Arkansas Council Names Nelson Peacock CEO

by Marty Cook 6/13/2017 11:12 am

The Northwest Arkansas Council named Nelson Peacock, a McCrory native and the senior vice president of government relations for the University of California system, as its CEO.

SPONSORED: When Is It Time To Update Your Company's Website?

by 6/13/2017 08:00 am

Technological efficiency and visitor trends offer clues a redesign might be needed.

Startup Junkie to Hold G60 in Northwest Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/12/2017 12:00 am

Startup Junkie Consulting of Fayetteville will hold a G60 pitch contest for entrepreneurs during the third annual BITE NW Arkansas festival later this month in Bentonville.

The Hub's Joel Gordon: Making a New Economy

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 6/6/2017 09:57 am

The Hub's new executive director, Joel Gordon, talks to Arkansas Business about its mission, its place in Arkansas' budding tech-savvy and innovative ecosystem and the Hub's future.

Wal-Mart's Quinn: Community Leaders Key to Workforce Development

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 6/5/2017 11:10 am

The International Economic Development Council's annual Economic Future Forum is underway now and continues tomorrow at the Little Rock Marriott Hotel.