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'Distressed' Hazen Team Shines at Youth Entrepreneur Showcase

by Mark Carter 1/16/2015 4:14 pm

A team of youth entrepreneurs who appear ready to sell their wares through online marketplaces like Little Rock's Bourbon & Boots were among the top winners at Friday's Youth Entrepreneur Showcase Expo Day at Park Plaza.

Youth Entrepreneurs Showcased at YES Competition

by Mark Carter 1/17/2014 2:51 pm

The competition entails students, working as individuals or in small groups and led by teacher advisers, developing and marketing their own business concept.

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.

Finalists Announced for Arkansas Governor's Cup Business Plan Contest

by Mark Carter 3/13/2013 10:27 am

Semifinalists and finalists have been announced for the 2013 Donald W. Reynolds Arkansas Governor's Cup Collegiate Business Plan Competition. The event is set for April 10 at the Statehouse Convention Center

YES Program Recognizes Youth Entrepreneurs

by Mark Carter 1/17/2011 12:54 pm

The sixth annual Youth Entrepreneur Showcase recognizes the entrepreneurial spirit in Arkansas fifth-, sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders.

Young Entrepreneurs Prepare to Showcase Ideas on Jan. 14

by Stacey M. Jones 1/3/2011 6:20 am

The Youth Entrepreneurial Showcase will feature the innovative products and services of the 25 finalists’ teams from across the state.