Tagged: ark challenge

Details Emerge About 2014 ARK Challenge in Fayetteville, Little Rock

by Mark Carter 3/17/2014 12:39 am

For the first installments of 2014 planned for Fayetteville, just five startup teams will be chosen. They will receive $50,000 in seed funding up front as opposed to the $20,000 previously provided.

ARK Challenge Readies for Little Rock Expansion; Warwick Sabin to Lead

by Mark Carter 1/21/2014 09:37 am

Warwick Sabin, executive director of the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub, will direct the ARK Challenge business accelerator when it expands to Little Rock this year.

Startup Ecosystem Seeping Into High School Ranks

by Mark Carter 11/15/2013 11:20 am

The entrepreneurial momentum that's enveloped Arkansas over the last five years or so is seeping into the high school ranks. Noble Impact works with high schools to promote entrepreneurship.

Check Out Emily Reeves' Tips for Entrepreneurs on Innovate Arkansas

by Lance Turner 10/29/2013 11:07 am

A quick programming note for our Arkansas Business-reading entrepreneurs, who might want to check with Stone Ward's Emily Reeves, who's sharing all kinds of tips and advice for entrepreneurs and startups on our sister site, Innovate Arkansas.

Fayetteville's Btiques: Hitting Its Creative Stride

by Mark Carter 10/7/2013 12:00 am

The Fayetteville firm officially launched its boutique shopping app this past summer and currently counts as customers more than 30 boutiques in Fayetteville, Bentonville, Little Rock, Fort Smith, Conway, Cabot and Newport, and Fort Worth, Texas.

Q&A with PressBaby: From Startup Weekend to the ARK, and the Differences Between LR and NWA

by Mark Carter 9/16/2013 09:45 am

Innovate Arkansas caught up with PressBaby co-founder and COO Emily Reeves, who explains just how PressBaby came to be, provides an insider's look into the ARK Challenge and discusses the differences between central and northwest Arkansas from an entrepreneur's perspective.

ARK Challenge II Names 3 Winners: Info Assembly, Overwatch, Langhar

by Mark Carter 9/5/2013 01:55 pm

Each winning startup will receive $150,000 in funding. The nine participating teams received $20,000 in seed funding and access to product development and a host of mentors during a three-month boot camp in Fayetteville.

From India to Fayetteville, MineWhat Makes Miles Pay Off

by Mark Carter 5/31/2013 04:06 pm

It's a bit more than 9,000 miles from Bangalore, India, to Fayetteville. Janakiram Ganesan and Pavan Kumar, entrepreneurs who took their e-commerce startup MineWhat from their native India to the ARK Challenge tech startup accelerator last fall, are making the most of those miles.

ARK Challenge Accelerator Hopes to Continue Success

by Mark Carter 5/6/2013 12:00 am

Later this month, perhaps even as soon as this week, ARK officials hope to name the 10 startup finalists who will relocate to Fayetteville and compete for up to $150,000 available to two overall winners of this mentorship-driven startup boot camp.

The Story of Sooligan: From San Fran to Super Bowl Via NWA

by Mark Carter 1/7/2013 12:00 am

Sooligan is a social media app that makes it easy to find and share information about any city in the world.