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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

Jacksonville Mayor: Millage Vote a 'Game Changer'

Jacksonville's new high school should be open by the fall 2019, thanks to voters who on Tuesday approved a 7.6 mill property tax increase to fund facilities. read more >

Tech Park Talks Timeline with KATV; Mary Good to Step Down

Sinclair Broadcasting will need at least three years to move its Little Rock ABC affiliate, KATV Channel 7, from its building at Main and Fourth, Little Rock Technology Park Director Brent Birch told board members Wednesday. read more >

Tech Park Closes on Phase 1 Properties

Renovation for the first phase of the planned Little Rock Technology Park is expected to begin in April after tech park board members on Monday signed closing documents to purchase properties along Main Street. read more >

UALR Helping Defuse Terrorism Recruitment

Perpetrators of violent extremism successfully recruit potential members through social media, and a campaign including a team from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is underway to counter their efforts. read more >

YES Competition Recognizes Top Student Entrepreneurs

The 2016 Youth Entrepreur Showcase brought together the top 25 student teams, representing students in grades 5-8, for the competition's Expo Day. read more >

Spencer Jones' LineGard Med Adds Vance Clement as COO

LineGard Med, the medical device startup from Little Rock entrepreneur Spencer Jones, has added Vance Clement of Fayetteville's BlueInGreen as its chief operating officer, the company announced. read more >

As Expected, Most Hog Football Tickets Going Up

As expected, most Fayetteville tickets to Arkansas Razorback football games are going up in price, but ticket prices for the Hogs' one Little Rock game per year are going down, the University of Arkansas announced Tuesday. read more >

E-Z Mart CEO Sonja Hubbard Appointed to Chair Arkansas Research Alliance

The Arkansas Research Alliance has named Sonja Hubbard, president and CEO of Texarkana's E-Z Mart Stores Inc., chairman of its board of directors and added four new board members. read more >

StudioMAIN Developing LR Financial Quarter

Aiming to help downtown revitalization reach its true potential, a nonprofit group called StudioMAIN has unveiled plans to market an area of downtown it's calling the Financial Quarter. read more >

Stand-alone Acxiom IT Rebrands as Ensono

Ensono is based in suburban Chicago, where Acxiom's IT division was based, and employs around 700 workers in all, 350 at its headquarters. But roughly 150 employees, transitioned from Acxiom, work at its Conway data center. read more >