Tagged: innovate arkansas

Civik Connects Legislators, Constituents Through Targeted Surveys

by Mark Carter 11/25/2014 9:27 am

Trent Atwood's Civik enables elected officials to use targeted questions, based on ZIP code or demographics, to survey constituents on specific issues.

Innovate 2 Educate Event Allows Students to Solve Problems

by Mark Carter 11/24/2014 8:09 am

Students from eStem Public Charter High School in downtown Little Rock spent Friday morning pitching startup ideas designed to innovate the current educational model.

Investors at Technology Summit Advise Startups to Sell the Vision

by Mark Carter 11/13/2014 4:05 pm

Investors participating in the Arkansas Technology Summit Thursday at the Argenta Innovation Center in downtown North Little Rock said they'd prefer to see an inspired pitch from a potential investment target than a detailed business plan.

ARK Challenge Showcasing Little Rock Startups at Demo Day

by Mark Carter 11/12/2014 8:27 am

The ARK Challenge is the tech-based startup "boot camp" launched in Fayetteville in 2012 through a federal grant that funded two installments. This year, the program was picked up by the state and private investors, continued in northwest Arkansas and expanded to Little Rock.

PBX to Launch Baggage Tracking at LIT, XNA

by Mark Carter 11/3/2014 12:00 am

Passenger Baggage Xpress aims to reconnect airline travelers with lost luggage in a fraction of the time it usually takes, and officially “goes to market” at Clinton National and Northwest Arkansas Regional airports.

ARK Challenge: Spencer Jones' Light Bulb Moment Could Benefit Patients

by Mark Carter 10/14/2014 8:44 am

The road to entrepreneurship takes many different routes. For some, entrepreneurship seems to exist as part of their DNA. For others, a light bulb moment illuminates the way.

Tom Dalton of Innovate Arkansas: Funding for Early Stage Startups Has Increased

by Mark Carter 10/10/2014 9:28 am

Innovate Arkansas director Tom Dalton writes in the INOV8 blog that funding for early stage, tech-based startup ventures in Arkansas has increased dramatically in the past six years.

IA Client Firm SEAS Education not Typical 'Startup'

by Mark Carter 9/1/2014 12:00 am

One Innovate Arkansas client firm stretches the "startup" tag. SEAS Education of Mountain Home has been around since 1995 and quietly has become a leading national provider of education plan management software.

ARK Challenge Readies for Third Installment

by Mark Carter 7/7/2014 12:00 am

The third installment of the ARK Challenge startup accelerator in Fayetteville, scheduled to run for three months beginning later this summer through September, will be leaner and meaner.

Fayetteville's TiFiber Develops Potential Replacement for Triclosan

by Mark Carter 5/23/2014 9:38 am

Fayetteville's TiFiber has announced an exclusive license to commercialize synthetic, antimicrobial polymers that could replace the controversial antibacterial agent triclosan through a bar soap product from Bradford Soap Works.

Little Rock Firm Blazes Its Own PGx Testing Path

by Mark Carter 5/20/2014 3:50 pm

Personalized medicine has grown to encompass the practice of tailoring health care to a specific patients' DNA profile. Doctors use this practice, called pharmacogenetics (PGx), to help determine how individuals metabolize and respond to certain drugs and treatments. One Innovate Arkansas client firm is helping them do just that.

Anna Drachenberg's 5 Tips for Startup Success

by Mark Carter 5/5/2014 12:00 am

Anna Drachenberg and her co-founders at Innovate Arkansas client firm HIPAA Risk Management have developed a data security and health care compliance program for businesses.

HRM's 'Four Tops' Ready to Tackle HIPAA Security

by Mark Carter 5/5/2014 12:00 am

A glance at the leadership team of Fayetteville startup HIPAA Risk Management will reveal no CEO, no president — only four vice presidents, all female, who divvy up responsibilities based on their own personal expertise.

Details Emerge About 2014 ARK Challenge in Fayetteville, Little Rock

by Mark Carter 3/17/2014 12:39 am

For the first installments of 2014 planned for Fayetteville, just five startup teams will be chosen. They will receive $50,000 in seed funding up front as opposed to the $20,000 previously provided.

Adam Arroyos' 5 Tips for Startup Success

by Mark Carter 3/3/2014 12:01 am

Adam Arroyos of Innovate Arkansas client firm Grandslam Performance Associates shares his five tips for startup success.

NWA Location the Perfect Testing Grounds for Fayetteville Startup

by Mark Carter 2/5/2014 10:13 am

VisuaLogistic Technologies is working with the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department to test roadside sensors that are designed to provide interstate drivers with a traffic warning system.

ARK Challenge Readies for Little Rock Expansion; Warwick Sabin to Lead

by Mark Carter 1/21/2014 9:37 am

Warwick Sabin, executive director of the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub, will direct the ARK Challenge business accelerator when it expands to Little Rock this year.

Eyenalyze Aims to Help Local Restaurants Compete

by Mark Carter 1/6/2014 12:00 am

Conway CPA Michael Rasmussen was working in southern California 15 years ago when he hatched the idea for Eyenalyze, a financial service that aims to level the playing field for independent local restaurants.

It's A Big Week for Entrepreneurs in Arkansas

by Lance Turner 11/18/2013 10:40 am

With Startup Weekend having just wrapped up in Fayetteville and Global Entrepreneurship Week kicking off in Little Rock tonight, it's a big week for entrepreneurs in Arkansas.

Check Out Emily Reeves' Tips for Entrepreneurs on Innovate Arkansas

by Lance Turner 10/29/2013 11:07 am

A quick programming note for our Arkansas Business-reading entrepreneurs, who might want to check with Stone Ward's Emily Reeves, who's sharing all kinds of tips and advice for entrepreneurs and startups on our sister site, Innovate Arkansas.