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Bourbon & Boots Designs Look Familiar to Vendors

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/20/2015 12:00 am

Several Bourbon & Boots vendors have come forward in recent weeks saying that their designs have been dropped from the company’s website and replaced with eerily similar ones.

Bourbon & Boots to Open New HQ in Argenta

by Mark Carter 6/18/2015 11:04 am

Bourbon & Boots, the startup acquired by Rod Ford's XCelerate Capital in May, announced Thursday that it will open a new headquarters in the Argenta District of downtown North Little Rock.

Vendors Irked by Unpaid Bourbon & Boots Invoices

by Sean Beherec 6/1/2015 12:00 am

Assets of Little Rock retail website Bourbon & Boots were sold to a new acquisition company last month, and that has left some of its vendors wondering whether they will be paid for merchandise sold under the previous ownership.

Rod Ford's XCelerate Capital Acquires Bourbon & Boots

by Mark Carter 5/14/2015 8:39 am

Little Rock startup Bourbon & Boots, the Southern-themed online marketplace that offers more than 2,000 artisan items with more than 250,000 customers across the country, has been acquired by XCelerate Capital.

nGage Labs Cuts 15 Jobs in Little Rock, But Still Open for Business

by Mark Carter 4/24/2015 9:38 am

nGage Labs laid off 15 workers last month, but its office in Little Rock remains open, a company spokesman says.

Rod Ford's XCelerate Capital Announces Entrepreneurial Scholarship Program

by Mark Carter 1/27/2015 11:08 am

XCelerate Capital of Little Rock has launched an annual Entrepreneurial Programming Scholarship program to help aspiring entrepreneurs, it announced Tuesday. XCelerate Capital is an early-stage venture fund launched earlier this month by tech founder Rod Ford.

Rod Ford's XCelerate Capital Launches Seed-Stage Venture Fund for Tech Startups

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/9/2015 10:48 am

Rod Ford's XCelerate Capital of Little Rock announces the creation of a private, seed-stage venture fund focused on early-stage tech startups across the region.

Rod Ford: Little Rock Startup Scene Needs Capital

by Mark Carter 9/30/2014 10:10 am

Little Rock is on its way to becoming a true entrepreneurial hub in the image of inland startup hotbeds like Austin, Nashville, Des Moines and Omaha, according to local tech firm founder Rod Ford.

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.

Tech Founder Rod Ford Set for AVC's Build IT Series

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/8/2014 3:10 pm

Little Rock tech founder Rod Ford will be the subject of the Arkansas Venture Center's Build IT series Tuesday beginning at 5:30 p.m. from the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Site Chosen, but Little Rock Tech Park Details Lacking

by Luke Jones 11/11/2013 12:00 am

The project is intended to provide a space for researchers from local universities to turn their research into business. For the past two years, the authority’s board of directors has been fighting an increasingly bumpy battle over the location of the park.

Rod Ford's nGage Labs to Open Analytics Center in River Market

by Mark Carter and Lance Turner 10/11/2013 10:09 am

Gov. Mike Beebe and nGage Labs announced on Friday that the company will open an Analytics Innovation Center in the River Market District in downtown Little Rock.

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