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VIC Develops Own Startup ‘Venture Ecosystem'

VIC Develops Own Startup ‘Venture Ecosystem'

A unique technology transfer model is helping a Fayetteville company incubate early-stage, high-tech startups and place them on a path to market success.
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ARA Scholars Program Announces Two New Scientists

Carolina Cruz-Neira and Gareth Morgan were introduced from the Governor's Conference Room at the state Capitol by Gov. Mike Beebe and ARA director Jerry Adams.
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Startup Weekend Returns to Little Rock Sept. 12-14

The 54-hour event, at which ideas are turned into potential tech-based startup ventures, is scheduled for Sept. 12-14 from the Charles Morgan Auditorium at Acxiom's River Market corporate headquarters.
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First Mini Dealership in State Uses Enhanced IT Solutions

Parker Mini of Little Rock opened earlier this year as the first MINI dealership in the state. The dealership, owned by the Parker Automotive Group, uses information technology services unique to the dealership provided by the Computer Hut of Little Rock as a way to promote its “Dare to be different” strategy. read more >

Whittington To Receive $1.6 Million in Cash Upon Exit From Windstream

Brent Whittington, who this week submitted his resignation as chief operating officer of Windstream Holdings Corp., will leave with a severance package that includes $1.6 million in cash, the company revealed Friday. read more >

James Victore at Made by Few: The Best Work is Authentic

Good work comes from being authentic, the renowned artist told designers, graphic artists and other "makers of the web" gathered for the 2014 Made by Few tech conference that began Friday at the Argenta Community Theater in downtown North Little Rock. read more >

Made by Few Rolls Friday, Saturday

In its fourth year, Made by Few is a growing nationally prominent conference for "makers of the Web" -- individuals who design and create web/mobile applications and sites. read more >

NLR Woman Pleads Guilty to $1M Payroll Fraud

Regina Lynn Paff, 53, who handled the payroll for AGL Corp. of Jacksonville, pleaded guilty to a single count of wire fraud filed directly by federal prosecutors. read more >

Windstream Holdings COO Brent Whittington to Resign

Windstream Holdings Inc. of Little Rock said Tuesday that Brent Whittington, its chief operating officer, is resigning effective Sept. 1. read more >

Last Chance to Nominate Candidates for Arkansas Business' 20 in Their 20s List

Nominations are being accepted for the list of the state's most influential young professionals, "The New Influentials: 20 in Their 20s." read more >

Hospital Operator Community Health Systems Reveals Cyberattack

Community Health Systems Inc., which operates hospitals in Fort Smith, Bentonville, Springdale and seven other cities in Arkansas, on Monday blamed Chinese hackers for a cyberattack that accessed "non-medical" data on 4.5 million patients of its affiliated physicians. read more >

Public Company Board Service Can Mean Lots of Work and Risk

This week we list all directors of 19 publicly traded companies headquartered in Arkansas and the compensation they received for service on the boards in the most recent fiscal year. It's work that's “a whole lot harder” than it used to be. read more >

Windstream Spinoff Hits Dividend Even More Than You Think

On July 29, Windstream Holdings Inc. sent shock waves through Wall Street when it announced it would spin off most of its physical assets — mostly copper wires and fiber-optic cables — into a separate, publicly traded real estate investment trust. read more >

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