Technology Archive

Brown Engineers Gets Grant for STEM Education

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 1/29/2018 12:00 am

The National Science Foundation recently awarded a one-year, $225,000 Small Business Innovation Research grant to Brown Engineers LLC of Little Rock to develop a water engineering computer simulation.

Metova Names Stephanie Funk VP of Creative Services

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/25/2018 10:39 am

Metova of Conway has named Stephanie Funk vice president of creative services.

The Conductor Announces New 10x Cyber Accelerator

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/24/2018 04:20 pm

The Conductor announces a new partnership with Metova Inc., the Arkansas Economic Development Commission and Startup Junkie to launch the 10x Cyber Accelerator.

Claiborne Deming Among Investors in John James Startup

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/23/2018 11:22 am

Founded by John James and Jim Kane, Fayetteville startup Engine says it has raised $1 million in venture capital to fund a cloud-based e-commerce software platform.

Online Ad May Be Selling Aristotle Inc.

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/22/2018 12:00 am

A posting on lists a “Media Buying Digital Agency” in Arkansas — but “relocatable” — with an asking price of $4 million. The ad doesn't name the company, but it's beginning to look a lot like Aristotle.

Ron Crawford Sues for $1.5 Million Over Digital Training Platform

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/22/2018 12:00 am

Ron Crawford, Arkansas youth basketball sports maven and businessman, is trying to recover more than $500,000 plus $1 million in punitive damages over an investment in a mobile platform for athlete training.

Gender Diversity on Company Boards Accelerates in Arkansas

by Gwen Moritz 1/22/2018 12:00 am

Since November 2014, the last time Arkansas Business measured the estrogen fueling the state's publicly traded companies, the number of women directors has grown by more than 40 percent, and the number of all-male boards has been cut in half.

Must Be Present to Win (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 1/22/2018 12:00 am

There's a lot of truth in the observation that women tend to set higher standards for themselves — and it's a darn good thing, because they will be held to higher standards.

Women Get Foot in AEDC's Minority-Business Door

by Kyle Massey 1/22/2018 12:00 am

The Division of Minority & Women-Owned Business Enterprise has certified 13 women-owned businesses over three months.

Women-Owned Businesses: Arkansas Ranks 23rd in Growth

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/22/2018 12:00 am

Arkansas had an estimated 80,400 women-owned businesses in 2017, employing 55,700 workers and generating sales of about $9.5 billion.

Windstream Confirms Elimination of 54 Jobs in Arkansas

by Gwen Moritz and Lance Turner 1/18/2018 04:46 pm

Sources tell Arkansas Business that hundreds of Windstream employees are being laid off, but the Little Rock telecom released only the local number affected.

Time to Talk About Harassment (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 1/15/2018 12:00 am

The recent flood of women who have begun speaking out about behavior that ranges from inappropriate to criminal creates a lightning-rod topic for organizational leaders.

Mohammad Abrar Alam Regarded for Biosciences Work (A-State Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/15/2018 12:00 am

Mohammad Abrar Alam, assistant professor of chemistry at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, was recently recognized by the Arkansas Biosciences Institute with its New Investigator of the Year award for 2017.

Bespoke Provides Video Content That's Just What the Doctor Ordered

by Kyle Massey 1/8/2018 12:00 am

Bespoke Health tailors detailed videos for patients facing specific conditions or procedures, using a secure streaming system that is seen as potentially revolutionary in health care.

Internet Fairness Just Crashed (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 1/8/2018 12:00 am

The internet, this great American invention which has changed the way the world communicates, does business and lives — this vast democratization of connectivity — is under attack

Nighswonger Moves to Mercy; Khanga Settles In at Visit Bentonville (NWA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/8/2018 12:00 am

Todd Nighswonger has joined Mercy Fort Smith as senior media relations and communications specialist. Amanda Khanga has joined Visit Bentonville as meeting and sales manager.

Chicago Firm Closes On Acquisition of ABC Financial

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/2/2018 11:00 am

Thoma Bravo of Chicago closes on its previously announced acquisition of ABC Financial Services Inc. of Sherwood.

Arkansas Community Foundation Adds Lauren Morris (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/1/2018 12:00 am

Lauren Morris has joined the Arkansas Community Foundation in Little Rock as affiliate program director.

Jonathan Adams Joins Nabholz (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/1/2018 12:00 am

Jonathan Adams has been hired as business development officer in central and south Arkansas for Nabholz Construction in Conway.

The Year in Executive Q&A: 2017

by Gwen Moritz 1/1/2018 12:00 am

We asked 51 Arkansas business leaders to weigh in on challenge and success throughout 2017.