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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

Realtors: Arkansas Home Sales Up 15 Percent

Arkansas home sales increased by more than 15 percent in March while the price of those homes went up by more than 8 percent, according to data released Wednesday by the Arkansas Realtors Association. read more >

Arkansas' Top Exporters Recognized, Officials Call for Ex-Im Bank Renewal

At an awards ceremony recognizing the state's top exporters, Arkansas small business owners and an official with the U.S. Export-Import Bank called for the bank charter's renewal. read more >

Tech Park Board Chooses WDD Architects for Phase 1 of Project

The Little Rock Technology Park Authority Board has selected Wittenberg Delony & Davidson as the architect for the first phase of the tech park, planned for the Main Street corridor in downtown Little Rock. read more >

PTI to Provide Projection Mapping on Old State House for LR Film Festival

The projection mapping used to illuminate and transform Cinderella's castle at Disney World in Orlando will be a part of the Little Rock Film Festival, thanks to Power Technology Inc. of Alexander, an Innovate Arkansas firm. read more >

Rod Ford's XCelerate Capital Acquires Bourbon & Boots

Little Rock startup Bourbon & Boots, the Southern-themed online marketplace that offers more than 2,000 artisan items with more than 250,000 customers across the country, has been acquired by XCelerate Capital. read more >

VIC Portfolio Firm Develops Treatments for Poultry Bacteria

Akeso Biomedical of Boston, a portfolio company of VIC Technology Venture Development of Fayetteville, announced Tuesday that it has licensed a new class of compounds to treat bacterial infections, including one transmitted to humans from chickens. read more >

UALR Receives $20M for New Visual Arts Building

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock announces the second biggest gift ever made to the school, a $20.3 million grant from the Windgate Charitable Foundation. read more >

Venture Center's Pre-Flight Program Graduates Second Class

The Venture Center's latest Pre-Flight class includes three startups that identified specific problems in their respective markets and proposed solutions. read more >

Angel Eye's 5 Tips for Startup Success

CEO Steve Bethel wants to expand the platform to provide two-way communication between parents at home and nurses at the hospital. While Angel Eye focuses on further developing its product, it remains a small startup on the cusp of growth. read more >

For Parents of Preemies, A Little Innovation from Angel Eye

The tech-based startups that make up the portfolio of Innovate Arkansas client companies have taken innovation to new heights in Arkansas, from the potentially groundbreaking solar-cell technology of Picasolar to the e-commerce genius of Acumen Brands. Now another IA client firm, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences startup Angel Eye Camera Systems, has applied some innovation to the NICU. read more >