Tagged: arkansas venture center

Venture Center, Tech Park Offices to Move Into Block 2 Building

by Mark Carter 12/18/2014 10:50 am

Leaders of the Arkansas Venture Center and the Little Rock Technology Park will set up offices in the former ARK Challenge space on the ground floor of the Block 2 building in the 100 block of East Markham in downtown Little Rock.

Early-Stage Startups Shine at AVC's Pre-Flight Pitch Day

by Mark Carter 12/17/2014 11:38 am

The Arkansas Venture Center introduced its first class of Pre-Flight graduates Tuesday night with promising, early-stage startups pitching ideas developed over the course of a 14-week, pre-accelerator program. Pre-Flight is a program created by the Nashville Entrepreneur Center in 2011 and licensed this year by the AVC in Little Rock.

Rod Ford: Little Rock Startup Scene Needs Capital

by Mark Carter 9/30/2014 10:10 am

Little Rock is on its way to becoming a true entrepreneurial hub in the image of inland startup hotbeds like Austin, Nashville, Des Moines and Omaha, according to local tech firm founder Rod Ford.

Tech Founder Rod Ford Set for AVC's Build IT Series

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/8/2014 3:10 pm

Little Rock tech founder Rod Ford will be the subject of the Arkansas Venture Center's Build IT series Tuesday beginning at 5:30 p.m. from the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Chamber's New Entrepreneurship Director Poised to Help Startups Grow

by Mark Carter 8/14/2014 11:30 am

Jordan Carlisle’s new gig with the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce wasn’t much of a stretch. After all, he already was working with the Arkansas Venture Center out of space donated by the Chamber, and the new duties mirror his agenda as a local startup champion.

Arkansas Venture Center Launches Pre-Flight Accelerator Course

by Mark Carter 8/5/2014 10:39 am

Backed by the Nashville Entrepreneur Center, Pre-Flight will be held on Monday nights over a 14-week period beginning Sept. 8 from the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce, which is sponsoring the program.

Josh Moody's Overwatch App Ready to Hit Market

by Mark Carter 7/23/2014 3:38 pm

Gamers can expect to see the free Overwatch combat gaming app in the iTunes store within a couple of weeks, Overwatch CEO Josh Moody told his 1 Million Cups audience Wednesday in Little Rock.

Arkansas Venture Center Names Operations Team

by Mark Carter 7/23/2014 10:56 am

Joining AVC co-founder, president and CEO Lee Watson on staff are Caroline Ford as director of communications and development and Marshal Kenneday as director of operations. AVC was founded in 2013 and officially launched in May with a $500,000 matching grant from the state.

James Hendren to Kick Off AVC's Entrepreneurial 'Build It' Series

by Mark Carter 6/6/2014 9:07 am

Arkansas "techpreneur" pioneer James Hendren will kick off the Arkansas Venture Center's Build It program on Tuesday from the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Arkansas Venture Center Launches With $500K Grant From State

by Mark Carter 5/20/2014 1:11 pm

The Venture Center is a membership-driven, nonprofit organization that offers entrepreneurial services related to startup acceleration, corporate innovation and technical training.