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Little Rock Recognized for Low Startup Costs

by Mark Carter 9/28/2015 4:07 pm

A recent survey by SmartAsset.com of the nation's largest 81 cities confirms the efforts of Little Rock leaders to encourage startup growth. Its ranking of U.S. cities with the lowest startup costs includes Little Rock at No. 7.

Startup Weekend Returns to Little Rock This Week

by Mark Carter 9/11/2014 11:39 am

The entrepreneurial juggernaut Startup Weekend returns to central Arkansas this week. Startup Weekend Little Rock 2014 will start at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Acxiom's River Market District corporate headquarters and run through Sunday night.

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.

G60 Pitch Contest Packs The Joint for Central Arkansas Return

by Mark Carter 10/16/2013 9:40 am

G60, the statewide elevator pitch contest for entrepreneurs started by Innovate Arkansas, returned to central Arkansas on Tuesday. The winners were Passenger Baggage Xpress and Arganics.

Filmmaker Courtney Pledger Named Executive Director of Arkansas Motion Picture Institute

by Karen Martin 8/16/2012 1:25 pm

Filmmaker and Little Rock native Courtney Pledger has been named executive director of the Arkansas Motion Picture Institute, a nonprofit organization founded in 2011 to provide leadership in film education and support growth and excellence in film, television and digital media. Her first assignment: Interim director of the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival planned for Oct. 12-21.