Tagged: arkansas regional innovation hub

Innovation Hub's Second Maker Faire Is May 7

by Sarah Campbell 4/27/2016 2:34 pm

The Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub is expecting an even larger crowd than last year’s 3,000-plus for its second annual North Little Rock Mini Maker Faire.

Tandem Apartment Sales Add Up to $11.2 Million (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 4/11/2016 12:00 am

Shorter College Gardens Apartments in North Little Rock sold for $7.05 million while Willow Bend Apartments in Jacksonville sold for $4.25 million.

Made by Few Conference Moves to Bentonville; Innovation Hub To Host Open House

by Mark Carter 2/29/2016 12:00 am

Made by Few, the tech conference for “makers of the Web” from Little Rock agency Few, will move to northwest Arkansas for its 2016 installment.

Kim Lane Moves from AMP, AY to Innovation Hub

by Mark Carter 2/22/2016 12:00 am

Kim Lane is the new director of digital and entrepreneurial programming for the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub.

Innovation Hub to Host Accelerator for Students

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/10/2016 10:03 am

The Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub and Junior Achievement of Arkansas on Wednesday announced the launch of HubX—NextGen, an entrepreneurial development program for high school students.

Innovation Hub Expands to East Arkansas Through ASU Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/9/2016 2:29 pm

The Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub announced Tuesday that it will extend its services to the East Arkansas Regional Innovation System (EARIS), created this week thanks to a $500,000 federal grant awarded to Arkansas State University.

Arkansas Blue Cross Joins HubX Accelerator Team

by Mark Carter 12/15/2015 10:29 am

Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield announced Tuesday that it has signed on as a sponsor of the HubX-Life Sciences health care startup accelerator from Baptist Health and the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub.

Fayetteville Chamber Buys Bradberry Building for $2.4M

by Marty Cook 11/4/2015 7:07 am

The Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce has completed its purchase of the Bradberry Building at 21 W. Mountain St. on the downtown square.

John James Looks to Make New Mark With Hayseed

by Marty Cook 8/31/2015 12:00 am

Hayseed, which moved into the Old Post Office building on the downtown Fayetteville square, hopes to raise $6 million to help the next generation of Acumens. James said Hayseed has already partnered with four startups and is consulting a fifth.

Startup Junkie's Jeff Amerine on Using Entrepreneurship to Innovate Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/29/2015 12:00 am

Jeff Amerine recently left his position as director of Technology Ventures at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville to devote himself full time to Startup Junkie Consulting, the firm he began in 2008.

Innovation Hub Expanding to NWA in Partnership with Fayetteville Chamber

by Mark Carter 6/25/2015 11:36 am

The Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub, in partnership with the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce, will expand to northwest Arkansas, officials announced Thursday.

‘The Rise of the Rest’ And Arkansas (Rod Ford Commentary)

by Rod Ford 4/13/2015 12:00 am

In the past five years, three trends have emerged that support the Rise of the Rest philosophy: 1) easier access to capital (crowdfunding); 2) the emergence of the benefit corporation, which allows for profit alongside social good; and, of course, 3) the availability of the full tech stack (cloud computing), where supercomputing is accessible to almost anyone on a rent-as-needed basis.

Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub Lauded by Business Facilities Magazine

by Sean Beherec 4/13/2015 12:00 am

The Innovation Hub, located at Broadway and Poplar Streets in North Little Rock, offers several programs to cultivate skills development and entrepreneurship. The hub also hosts events and promotes educational initiatives.

Innovation Hub Will Host Maker Faire Event in Argenta on May 2

by Mark Carter 3/12/2015 8:00 am

The event will run in conjuction with the fourth-annual Argenta Arts Festival and will take place on about three acres of property surrounding the Hub at Poplar and Broadway in downtown North Little Rock.

100 Girls of Code Lands in Arkansas, Aims to Address Gender Gap

by Mark Carter 2/13/2015 1:43 pm

An initiative called 100 Girls of Code that aims to close the gender gap that currently exists in STEM-related fields officially has come to Arkansas.

WR Foundation Awards $35k to EAST Initiative, Innovation Hub for Entrepreneurship

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/4/2015 10:43 am

The matching grant will complement a recent $35,000 donation from AT&T and assist with the procurement and setup of technology and equipment to be used in the EAST Initiative's STEAM Lab at the Hub's Argenta Innovation Center in downtown North Little Rock.

Arkansas Technology Summit to Showcase Research-based Startups

by Mark Carter 11/12/2014 9:51 am

The summit will run all day Thursday from the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub's Argenta Innovation Center in downtown North Little Rock.

State of the South Report Cites Innovation Hub as Key to Arkansas Growth

by Mark Carter 10/22/2014 10:16 am

The Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub in North Little Rock and its efforts to foster innovation, entrepreneurship and access to the "knowledge" economy were lauded in the just-released 2014 State of the South report from MDC.

AT&T Gives $35,000 for EAST Initiative Partnership with Innovation Hub

by Mark Carter 9/11/2014 8:01 am

AT&T on Wednesday announced a $35,000 donation to the EAST Initiative as part of its partnership with the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub.

Foreign Patent Trolls Threaten Arkansas Economy (Warwick Sabin Commentary)

by Warwick Sabin 9/1/2014 12:00 am

“Patent trolling,” the practice of obtaining large buckets of intellectual property rights with the intention of using them to extract damages and settlement revenue rather than to protect innovation or produce anything, is not a new idea.