Tagged: kickstarter

Little Rock Entrepreneurs Raising Funds — And Profile — With Kickstarter

by Jan Cottingham 11/3/2014 12:00 am

A couple of Arkansas entrepreneurs who recently reached their business funding goals through Kickstarter say the crowdfunding platform may be even better at generating interest — and potential customers — than it is at raising money.

Texas Tourism Turns Down Oxford American

by Michelle Corbet 10/6/2014 12:00 am

When Oxford American first started focusing its music issues on Southern states, the Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism funded the issue’s accompanying CD in an advertising partnership valued at $33,000.

QU-BD of Little Rock Makes 3-D Printing Accessible

by Luke Jones 2/24/2014 12:00 am

QU-BD — pronounced “cubed” and standing for “Quintessential Universal Building Device” — has managed to create and market a 3-D printer that costs no more than $200.

Fayetteville Artist, Photographer Open Bottle Rocket Gallery

by Eric Monson 12/2/2013 12:00 am

The Bottle Rocket Gallery in Fayetteville opened Sept. 20 after raising $6,000 through Kickstarter. The funds raised through Kickstarter will be used for visiting artists’ travel and installation stipends

QU-BD Goes Deep on Kickstarter with 3-D Printers

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/11/2013 12:00 am

QU-BD, a 3-D printer manufacturer in Little Rock, is funding a whole printer, the QU-BD (pronounced “cubed”) One Up, which is described as the “least expensive, production ready, high quality 3-D printer available on the market.”

UALR Student Funds First Novel Through Kickstarter

by Jordan King 7/30/2013 11:09 am

Since exploring the world of crowdfunding with this cover story in May, we've decided to periodically check in with projects in progress on sites including Kickstarter and Indiegogo. Today, we look at book project by a University of Arkansas at Little Rock student.

A. Heath Abshure: Don't Let Embarrassment Get In the Way of Reporting an Investment Scam

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/22/2013 12:00 am

A. Heath Abshure was appointed to lead the Arkansas Securities Department by Gov. Mike Beebe in December 2007. In this week's Executive Q&A, he talks about crowd funding regulations, common complaints and what to do if you think you've been scammed.

Crowdfunding Update: 'Big Doc The Movie' Seeks $2 Million

by Jordan King 6/25/2013 9:16 am

Since exploring the world of crowdfunding with this cover story in May, we've decided to periodically check in with projects in progress on sites including Kickstarter and Indiegogo. Today, we look at film project with a interesting connection to Arkansas.

Stone's Throw Opening Still Brewing

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/27/2013 12:00 am

The partners behind Stone's Throw Brewing have met three out of four financing goals and say their brewery could open in late June.

LR Startups Stone's Throw Brewing, Treatsie Attract Funding

by Jan Cottingham 5/6/2013 12:00 am

Kickstarter, based in New York City, is a crowdfunding platform that allows individuals to seek donations for their projects in exchange for rewards. Among those projects are two based in Little Rock: Stone’s Throw Brewing and Treatsie.

Crowdfunding Eases Cash Crunch for Arkansas Startups

by Jan Cottingham 5/6/2013 12:00 am

A profound shift in how capital is raised means anyone can become a venture capitalist and anyone can solicit funds to support startup dreams.

Tech Startups in Arkansas Look to Web For Funding

by Luke Jones 2/18/2013 12:00 am

As young, technologically minded entrepreneurs prepare their businesses for startup, many are turning to crowd-funding to scare up elusive capital.