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Mark Carter

Editor, InnovateArkansas.org

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Mark Carter joined Arkansas Business Publishing Group in 2009 as assistant internet editor. In addition to working for Arkansas Business and ArkansasBusiness.com, Carter edits and writes for InnovateArkansas.org, for which he covers the state's growing startup community.

Carter also edits INOV8, the Innovate Arkansas blog, a chronicle of the innovation in Arkansas. He also travels the state visiting and reporting on Arkansas innovation hubs at state universities.

Last 10 Articles & Blog Posts

SPP: State-by-State Approach to Cutting Emissions Costly

Southwest Power Pool says the proposed federal Clean Power Plan will result in higher energy costs if instituted on a state-by-state basis. read more >

P. Allen Smith Talks Food Diversity at Little Rock's TEDx: Watch Live Here

Little Rock is hosting its first independently organized TED event all day Friday from the Ron Robinson Theater in the River Market District. read more >

Noble Impact, Minnijean Brown Trickey to Talk Education Opportunity Gap

Noble Impact, the Little Rock nonprofit that introduces social entrepreneurship to primary- and secondary-school students, will join Little Rock Nine member Minnijean Brown Trickey on Saturday for a discussion of education opportunity gaps facing minority and under-represented students. read more >

Kavanaugh Branch Kicks Off Allied's Auction Run

The Allied Bank branch at the intersection Kavanaugh and Cantrell in Little Rock's Heights neighborhood took to the auction block Tuesday morning, leading off a four-day run by Blackmon Auctions of Little Rock. read more >

Hark, Go Rogue Partner to Expand Entrepreneurial Media

A licensing agreement will bring Go Rogue's content to the Hark network this fall. Go Rogue interviews area entrepreneurs, and Hark records conversations between entrepreneurs and innovators in central Arkansas. read more >

Venture Center Expands Offerings with Startup Federation Collaboration

The Venture Center has joined the Startup Federation, a global network of entrepreneur centers. The partnership provides members of the Venture Center with access to co-working space, resources, mentorship and connections to capital. read more >

Baptist Health Marks Progess of Future Conway Hospital

Baptist Health holds a "topping out" ceremony at the 37-acre site in Conway that will soon be home to its newest hospital, set to open in the spring of 2016. read more >

WRI Event to Focus on Social Entrepreneurship

The rise of social entrepreneurship — providing goods and services that provide a positive impact on society — will be the subject of the 2015 Social Entrepreneurship Boot Camp at the University of Arkansas Winthrop Rockefeller Institute on Petit Jean Mountain. read more >

Arkansas Launches Farmer-Veteran Initiative

The "Homegrown by Heroes Arkansas Grown" program merges the national Homegrown by Heroes program, started in Kentucky, with the Arkansas Grown initiative, which promotes Arkansas farmers and growers and their products. read more >

Arkansas Ends Fiscal Year with $191M Surplus

Arkansas ended the fiscal year with a surplus of $191.6 million, according to data released Thursday by the state Department of Finance & Administration. read more >