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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

Power Technology's Illumina Laser Projection System on Full Display

The Illumina laser projection system from Power Technology Inc. of Alexander represents a potential win-win for movie-goers and theater owners, and that double score was on full display Monday at the Ron Robinson Theater in Little Rock's River Market District. read more >

Innovate Arkansas Connects Client Firms to Funding Options

Over the past six years, Innovate Arkansas has helped its client firms raise $197 million in private capital. read more >

Seed Capital Sources Growing to Meet Arkansas Deal Flow

As the state's tech startup ecosystem has evolved over the last decade, public and private resources are providing the seed capital funding necessary to help tech founders avoid the dreaded entrepreneurial “valley of death,” that tenuous time between launch and first revenue. read more >

Innovation Hub Will Host Maker Faire Event in Argenta on May 2

The event will run in conjuction with the fourth-annual Argenta Arts Festival and will take place on about three acres of property surrounding the Hub at Poplar and Broadway in downtown North Little Rock. read more >

Field Agent Receives $2M Round from Kansas City VC Firm

Field Agent CEO Rick West said the money will be used for new product development and international expansion. Field Agent has grown a network of more than 600,000 international "agents" who use their smartphones to provide retail intelligence through a Field Agent app. read more >

ADFA Invests $5M in Atlanta's Noro-Moseley Partners, Early Investor in Acumen Brands

Noro-Moseley is a venture-capital fund that has been increasing its activity in Arkansas. In 2010, it invested $3.5 million in Fayetteville's Acumen Brands. read more >

Charles Morgan to Entrepreneurs: Surround Yourself with Good People

Former Acxiom Corp CEO Charles Morgan has some advice for entrepreneurs: surround yourself with good people, secure adequate funding, learn from your mistakes and believe in yourself. read more >

ARK Challenge Startup Politapoll Merging with Little Rock's Civik

With Politapoll on hold, and with Civik still searching for traction, Atwood said it made sense to explore a melding of the minds, of sorts. (RIP, Leonard Nimoy.) And a natural fit, it is. read more >

Nine Billionaires with Arkansas Ties Make Forbes 500 List

Nine billionaires with Arkansas ties find themselves on the most recent Forbes 500 list of the world's richest people, released this week. read more >

Iron Yard Coding School: A 'Game Changer' for Arkansas Tech Startup Scene

The Iron Yard coding school will launch in Little Rock this May, and it's being hailed as a “game changer” for the state in the evolution of its budding tech startup ecosystem. read more >