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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

Update: Tech Park, Richard Mays Settle on Price

The board will pay Mays $1.037 million for the 10,000-SF property, with both sides agreeing to drop law suits. It met late Tuesday afternoon and voted to extend the offer which Mays accepted. read more >

Update: Scott Inman to Leave KATV in Early 2016, Join GenWealth

Scott Inman, the lead news anchor for KATV-TV, Channel 7, in Little Rock, will leave the ABC affiliate in early 2016 and join GenWealth Financial Advisors as director of business development. read more >

Simmons First Unveils Plan to Move Pine Bluff Forward

Simmons First National Corp. is leading a coalition of civic, business and government leaders in Pine Bluff in an initiative called "Go Forward Pine Bluff" designed to invigorate the city and grow its tax base. The bank will fund the effort through its Simmons First Foundation. read more >

Fayetteville's BlueInGreen Sees Wave of Growth

BlueInGreen delivers dissolved oxygen, carbon dioxide and ozone into water treatment systems and has clients in multiple states across the U.S. read more >

Illumina Laser Lights Up New York

The Illumina laser projection system from Power Technology Inc. of Alexander has made it all the way to New York, New York. read more >

Arkansas Capital Corp. Changing Funding Model

Arkansas Capital Corp. of Little Rock will no longer work with state government to provide small-business loans. For the first time in the organization's almost 60-year history, its funding model is changing. read more >

UALR Workshop Explains Commercialization Process for Researchers

Determining the commercial viability of research ideas should be an easy process that need not intimidate university students and researchers who harbor hopes of taking those ideas to market, Rebecca Norman told students and researchers Thursday. read more >

Realtors: Arkansas Home Sales Up 13 Percent in September

Arkansas home sales increased by more than 13 percent in September while the price of those homes went up by more than 2 percent, according to data released Wednesday by the Arkansas Realtors Association. read more >

Tech Park Board Extends Property Deadline for Richard Mays

The Little Rock Technology Park Authority Board votes Monday to give Richard Mays until Friday to accept the board's offer of $845,000 for his 10,000-SF property at 415 Main St. read more >

Public Radio Stations Form Natural State News

Member stations are KUAR/KLRE at UALR, KUAF at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, KASU at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, and KTXK at Texarkana College in Texarkana, Texas. read more >