Tagged: noble impact

Little Rock Tech Park Sees New Tenants at Temporary Location

by Sarah Campbell 4/25/2016 12:00 am

With construction on the Little Rock Technology Park underway at 415 and 417 Main St., it’s easy to forget that tenants have been coming and going at the park’s temporary space at 107 E. Markham St.

Noble Impact To Screen Award-Winning Film, 'Most Likely to Succeed'

by Mark Carter 11/2/2015 12:00 am

Little Rock’s Noble Impact, the nonprofit that works in partnership with the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service to promote social-based student entrepreneurship, will screen the award-winning documentary “Most Likely to Succeed” in Fort Smith and Little Rock.

Noble Impact, Minnijean Brown Trickey to Talk Education Opportunity Gap

by Mark Carter 7/23/2015 1:45 pm

Noble Impact, the Little Rock nonprofit that introduces social entrepreneurship to primary- and secondary-school students, will join Little Rock Nine member Minnijean Brown Trickey on Saturday for a discussion of education opportunity gaps facing minority and under-represented students.

WRI Event to Focus on Social Entrepreneurship

by Mark Carter 7/14/2015 10:14 am

The rise of social entrepreneurship — providing goods and services that provide a positive impact on society — will be the subject of the 2015 Social Entrepreneurship Boot Camp at the University of Arkansas Winthrop Rockefeller Institute on Petit Jean Mountain.

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.

As Startup Culture Grows in Arkansas, Student Entrepreneurs Get Down to Business

by Mark Carter 8/18/2014 12:00 am

Startups are big business in Arkansas these days, especially those of the tech-based variety, and the kids are starting to notice. While Arkansas is just beginning to emerge onto the national tech-based startup radar, the state is helping blaze a trail in one aspect of the startup scene: student entrepreneurship.

Noble Impact CEO Eric Wilson Charts New Course in Student Engagement

by Todd Traub 8/1/2014 12:00 am

Founded by Arkansas businessman Steve Clark and Clinton School of Public Service alumnus Chad Williamson, Noble Impact is an education initiative to establish public service and entrepreneurship as a core curriculum in public schools.

Student Entrepreneurs at eStem Get Their Own Space: The Vault

by Mark Carter 7/21/2014 8:02 am

The Vault is an internal incubator for student entrepreneurs set inside what once was the underground vault of the former Federal Reserve Bank at Third and Louisiana streets in downtown Little Rock. The building now serves students in grades 9-12 as eStem High School.

Noble Institute Brings Youth Entrepreneurship Program to Fort Smith

by Mark Carter 6/23/2014 3:20 pm

The second-annual Noble Institute from Noble Impact kicked off this week in Fort Smith, and event leaders hope to spur the kind of interest in youth entrepreneurship that has enveloped the central Arkansas startup scene over the past year.

Noble Impact Introduces Entrepreneurship Program to eStem Third Graders

by Mark Carter 6/13/2014 11:23 am

After successfully introducing its student entrepreneurship program to Little Rock's eStem Public Charter High School, Noble Impact decided to take on third graders.

Students Shine at First-ever High School Startup Weekend

by Mark Carter 4/7/2014 11:54 am

More than 80 students in grades 9-12 spent the weekend in Little Rock coming up with potential tech-based startup ventures as part of the first-ever High School Startup Weekend.

Video: High School Startup Weekend Kicks Off in LR

by Mark Carter 4/4/2014 9:04 am

The first-ever High School Startup Weekend will be held Friday through Sunday from the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock.

Student Entrepreneurs Launch 'Gourmet Holery,' Hope to Partner with Copper Grill

by Mark Carter 3/20/2014 9:22 am

A pair of Little Rock high-school students are in the process of launching the city's first "gourmet holery," and they might be doing so in partnership with a prominent local restauranteur.

Noble Impact Bringing First High School Startup Weekend to Little Rock in April

by Mark Carter 2/20/2014 9:54 am

Little Rock's Noble Impact is bringing the first-ever High School Startup Weekend to the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service this spring.

Startup Ecosystem Seeping Into High School Ranks

by Mark Carter 11/15/2013 11:20 am

The entrepreneurial momentum that's enveloped Arkansas over the last five years or so is seeping into the high school ranks. Noble Impact works with high schools to promote entrepreneurship.

Startup Weekend Set for Fayetteville Beginning Friday

by Mark Carter 11/14/2013 9:51 am

The northwest Arkansas event is part of the Global Startup Battle in which the top two teams from each Startup Weekend held this week will earn a spot in the Champion's Circle, powered by Google for Entrepreneurs.