Tagged: carol reeves

Cross-College Entrepreneur Team Making Its Mark

by Marty Cook 5/5/2014 12:00 am

It all started when Carol Reeves held the Arkansas Commercialization Retreat atop Petit Jean Mountain at the UA’s Winthrop Rockefeller Institute.

Arkansas Researchers Gather for Retreat Focused on Collaboration

by Mark Carter 8/5/2013 12:00 am

Researchers from the state’s four research-producing universities gathered recently on Petit Jean Mountain for a one-of-a-kind retreat focused on commercialization, collaboration and networking. The second annual Arkansas Commercialization Retreat, the brainchild of University of Arkansas entrepreneurship guru Carol Reeves, took place over three days at the UA’s Winthrop Rockefeller Institute.

UA Building Successful Startups, This Year Led By Picasolar

by Mark Carter 5/15/2013 9:42 am

Startups launched from the Walton Business College at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville are earning both accolades at national business-plan competitions and money as viable, high-growth businesses.

Boston Mountain Biotech: Former 'Science Project' Now a Potentially Life-Saving Venture

by Mark Carter 2/4/2013 12:00 am

Ellen Brune’s “science project” turned into a viable business venture, one that could save lives. Boston Mountain Biotech is Brune’s University of Arkansas startup that developed a way to simplify the production of proteins used in drugs to treat many diseases, including cancer and diabetes. Basically, BMB’s technology cleans up protein contaminants, and drug companies spend roughly $8 million a year trying to do that during protein production, according to the UA.