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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

nGage Labs Cuts 15 Jobs in Little Rock, But Still Open for Business

nGage Labs laid off 15 workers last month, but its office in Little Rock remains open, a company spokesman says. read more >

Arkansas State, Harding Teams Take Top Awards at DWR Governor's Cup

Teams from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro and Harding University in Searcy took top honors at the 2015 Donald W. Reynolds Governor's Cup collegiate business-plan competition awards. read more >

Patent Primer: A Visit with Jeff Stinson of UALR TechLaunch

Jeff Stinson leads the technology commercialization efforts at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock as director of UALR TechLaunch. He's also executive director of Fund for Arkansas' Future, the state's first private angel fund. Stinson believes startups born of university research can bolster the state's growing tech startup ecosystem. Many Innovate Arkansas client firms are university startups that hatched a patentable idea and commercialized it. read more >

Inuvo, PrivacyStar Announce Move to River Market District

Conway tech firms Inuvo Inc. and PrivacyStar announced Thursday that they will move to the Museum Building in the River Market District of downtown Little Rock. The two firms will take up a combined 26,000 SF. read more >

Asa Hutchinson Wants More Private Venture Capital in Arkansas

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday said he'd love to see the continued evolution of private venture capital in Arkansas to meet the growth of the state's tech startup ecosystem. read more >

CinemaCon 2015 Will Have an Arkansas Flavor

This year's event will feature three Arkansas firms at the CinemaCon trade show, interestingly enough: Power Technology Inc. of Alexander; Weldon, Williams & Lick of Fort Smith; and Klipsch of Hope. read more >

Ex-Im Bank Chair: We're Here to Level Playing Field

In Little Rock Tuesday to speak at the Clinton School of Public Service and tour the Power Technology Inc. laser manufacturing facility in Alexander, U.S. Export-Import Bank chairman Fred Hochberg insisted his job is to level the playing field for American exporters, big and small. read more >

Fort Smith Retakes Top Spot in Arkansas Tech Business Index

The index is a comprehensive measure that provides a snapshot of economic activity in Arkansas cities. It encompasses a labor index, housing market index, construction index and retail sales index. read more >

Phyzit App Refines Doctor-Patient Relationships

As with most big ideas, the idea behind Little Rock's Phyzit was hatched when Arkansas Children's Hospital pediatric urologist Stephen Canon realized there had to be a better way. Canon was frustrated with the lack of communication between doctors and patients and set out to improve transitional care management. read more >

Phyzit's 5 Tips for Startup Success

Dr. Stephen Canon and his team at Innovate Arkansas client firm Phyzit offer up their five tips for startup success, plus an important bonus tip. read more >

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