Tagged: arkansas regional innovation hub

Innovation Hub Announces Kickoff of Inaugural I-Fund Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/14/2016 9:52 am

The Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub of North Little Rock says eight teams representing five universities kicked off the inaugural 12-week I-Fund program in Fayetteville over the weekend.

250 Attend HubX-Life Sciences Demo Day at Innovation Hub

by Sarah Campbell 7/1/2016 11:37 am

The demo day hosted by the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub in North Little Rock for teams that completed its first 13-week HubX-Life Sciences accelerator program attracted more than 250 people, including U.S. Rep. French Hill, R-Ark.

Demo Day for HubX-LifeSciences Teams is Thursday

by Sarah Campbell 6/29/2016 10:54 am

Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub in North Little Rock is hosting a demo day from 1-4 p.m. Thursday for teams that have now completed its 13-week HubX-LifeSciences, the state's first privately funded and industry-specific accelerator.

Innovation Hub Joins Winrock International

by Alexis Hosticka 6/15/2016 11:31 am

The Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub is becoming part of Winrock International of Little Rock, which is undertaking a "strategic reorganization of its U.S. and Arkansas programs."

Innovation Hub to Host Summer Printmaking Course

by Jess Ardrey 6/6/2016 3:14 pm

Always been curious about making your own prints? Now's the time to get off the sidelines.

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.

Innovation Hub to Host InnovateHER Competition

by Jess Ardrey 10/12/2015 7:44 am

The national business pitch competition is coming to Little Rock, and we've got the scoop, thanks to our sister publication, Arkansas Business.

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.

10 Events for Weekend Fun: Toad Suck Daze, Bridge to the Future Festival, Mini Maker Faire and More

by Blair Neel 4/30/2015 11:30 am

Little Rock welcomes the month of May with flurry of festivals and activities this weekend! Attend a family-friendly festival, from the Bridge to the Future Festival at Clinton Presidential Center to Conway's annual Toad Suck Daze. Or, support a cause you care about at one of the many fun runs and walks!

Weekend To-Do List: 13 Ways to Have a Picture Perfect Weekend

by Jess Ardrey 4/30/2015 9:41 am

With a perfect weekend forecast ahead of us, can you blame us for daydreaming a little? Engaging weekend mode now.

‘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.