Tagged: joel gordon

Sizing Up the Startup Ecosystem Movement in Arkansas

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 6/18/2018 12:00 am

Over a decade, Arkansas has fallen in line with the national trend of embracing and publicly funding a relatively new form of economic development: structured help for entrepreneurs.

Winrock’s Commitment to Innovation Hub Questioned

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 5/14/2018 12:00 am

Former employees, including the executive director who resigned in February, fear the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub is bound for financial failure two years after merging with Winrock International, but Winrock insists the doomsayers don’t know what they are talking about.

Winrock Hires New Hub Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/7/2018 12:12 pm

Winrock International announced Wednesday the appointment of Christopher Jones, Ph.D., as executive director and lead maker of the nonprofit Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub in North Little Rock, effective Monday.

Executive Director of The Hub Quits

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 2/5/2018 11:34 am

Joel Gordon's last day at the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub was Feb. 2.

Super Mover: Joel Gordon of the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/26/2017 12:00 am

Joel Gordon has been named the new executive director of the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub in North Little Rock.

The Hub's Joel Gordon: Making a New Economy

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 6/6/2017 9:57 am

The Hub's new executive director, Joel Gordon, talks to Arkansas Business about its mission, its place in Arkansas’ budding tech-savvy and innovative ecosystem and the Hub's future.

Innovation Hub Names Joel Gordon Executive Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/31/2017 8:40 am

The Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub announces that Joel Gordon has been named as its new executive director, effective June 1.

Connecting Students With Careers (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 2/13/2017 12:00 am

The Little Rock School District announced an initiative to expose high school students to different careers by adding classes in the fields of health care, technology, teaching and construction.

Young Minds Spark Big Ideas With Boost from Local Entrepreneurship Programs

by Dwain Hebda 12/1/2016 12:00 am

Student entrepreneurs are enjoying a new level of credibility thanks to their mastery of technology, specifically social media, which when properly leveraged can turn a product from an idea into a sensation overnight.

Update: 'Conductor' Innovation, Entrepreneurial Initiative Launches at UCA

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/17/2016 11:00 am

The University of Central Arkansas in Conway, Startup Junkie Consulting of Fayetteville and the Central Arkansas Venture Team launches a public-private initiative called "Conductor" to drive entrepreneurship and innovation.

Little Rock Family Presents The 2015 Pioneering Parents

by Stephanie Jackson 6/1/2015 12:00 am

In our second annual Pioneering Parents feature, you’ll meet dedicated change makers in Arkansas who are helping local children and raising their own families along the way. These moms and dads are innovating the way our children learn and create, helping them survive health dilemmas, thrive after tragic accidents, and in one case—finding loving families for children who have no one.

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.

Good, Clean Fun at Bubblefest July 27 - 29

by Jennifer Pyron 7/21/2011 3:39 pm

Don't miss Joel Gordon, aka the Bubble Man, next week in the River Market.