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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

Josh Moody's Overwatch App Ready to Hit Market

Gamers can expect to see the free Overwatch combat gaming app in the iTunes store within a couple of weeks, Overwatch CEO Josh Moody told his 1 Million Cups audience Wednesday in Little Rock. read more >

Arkansas Venture Center Names Operations Team

Joining AVC co-founder, president and CEO Lee Watson on staff are Caroline Ford as director of communications and development and Marshal Kenneday as director of operations. read more >

Alma Firm Receives Federal Grant for 'Quad Rider'

InvoTek, a research and development firm from Alma, has received a $175,000 federal grant for development of the "Quad Rider," a gear and braking device that helps people with disabilities safely operate a handcycle. read more >

Student Entrepreneurs at eStem Get Their Own Space: The Vault

The Vault is an internal incubator for student entrepreneurs set inside what once was the underground vault of the former Federal Reserve Bank at Third and Louisiana streets in downtown Little Rock. The building now serves students in grades 9-12 as eStem High School. read more >

Jay Chesshir: Acquisition Process for Tech Park Could Be Done by End of Year

Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce CEO Jay Chesshir believes the acquisition process for the recommended site of the planned Little Rock tech park could be "substantially done by the end of the year." read more >

Vivione Partners with Global Firm to Offer Diagnostic Test for Oil and Gas Industries

Vivione Biosciences of Pine Bluff has announced a partnership with the Institute for Environmental Health that will open up its pathogen detection system to the oil and gas industries. read more >

ARK Challenge Readies for Third Installment

The third installment of the ARK Challenge startup accelerator in Fayetteville, scheduled to run for three months beginning later this summer through September, will be leaner and meaner. read more >

Launch Retreat Hopes to Fill Niche in Startup Ecosystem

Part startup accelerator, part Startup Weekend, a new event in northwest Arkansas is designed to nudge early-stage startup ventures on their way to healthy growth. read more >

Pulaski County Jail Exceeds Capacity, Closing to New Offenders

The sheriff's office says the jail had 1,281 inmates as of Monday morning — which is above the facility's capacity of 1,210 inmates. read more >

Fayetteville's CrossFleet Launches Mobile App for Field Service Industries

CrossFleet, the Fayetteville startup and Innovate Arkansas client firm that launched the LOCATE tracking app for the trucking industry in 2012, has turned its attention to field service industries. read more >