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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

CHI St. Vincent to Expand WLR Campus

The facility will be located next to CHI St. Vincent's outpatient, ambulatory care facility on the 37-acre campus. Building completion is scheduled for summer 2015. Current services at CHI St. Vincent West include primary care, urgent care, geriatric and sleep services. read more >

David Allan Wins Again at Startup Weekend Little Rock

David Allan has this Startup Weekend thing down. Allan and his Kick It Little Rock team won the latest Startup Weekend Little Rock held at Acxiom's corporate headquarters in the River Market. read more >

ARK Challenge: Eatiply Founder Not Your Typical Young Entrepreneur

David Woodberry isn't typical of the young entrepreneurs you'll find at startup accelerators like the ARK Challenge. Woodberry moved his family from their native Minneapolis to Little Rock to compete in the ARK and grow LinkedCause, which had already launched the TOMS Shoes-inspired Eatiply campaign. read more >

Startup Weekend Returns to Little Rock This Week

The entrepreneurial juggernaut Startup Weekend returns to central Arkansas this week. Startup Weekend Little Rock 2014 will start at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Acxiom's River Market District corporate headquarters and run through Sunday night. read more >

AT&T Gives $35,000 for EAST Initiative Partnership with Innovation Hub

AT&T on Wednesday announced a $35,000 donation to the EAST Initiative as part of its partnership with the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub. read more >

ARK Challenge: Acorn Hours Solving 'Real Problem'

Acorn wants to "intertwine" accountability and service when it comes to tracking service hours, help young people tell their stories and be "catalysts for change," and free up teachers from sometimes tedious paperwork. read more >

Josh Moody's Overwatch Headed to San Francisco for TechCrunch 'Disrupt'

Innovate Arkansas client firm and ARK Challenge alumni startup Overwatch will participate in the prominent national tech conference TechCrunch Disrupt next week in San Francisco. read more >

ARK Challenge Hosts Early Demo Day for NWA Teams

The "lean and mean" theme adopted for the third installment of the ARK Challenge carried over to the startup accelerator program's Demo Day, held Thursday in the Great Hall at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. read more >

Little Rock's RxResults Raises $4M Investment Round

UAMS startup RxResults, a pharmacy risk management company based in Little Rock, on Wednesday announced a $4 million investment by Ansley Equity Partners and Ansley Equities of Naperville, Ill. read more >

Dassault Breaks Ground on $60M Hangar Dedicated to New Models

Dassault Falcon Jet breaks ground on a $60 million expansion at its Little Rock completion facility. read more >