Tagged: winrock international

Liz Young Named New Director of Winrock's Arkansas Women's Business Center

by Mark Carter 5/5/2014 11:02 am

The AWBC is a program of Winrock International and part of its BIG DEAL initiatives to provide technical assistance and training -- plus access to markets and sources of capital -- to small business owners.

New Book Recalls Little Rock’s Architectural History

by Luke Jones 8/26/2013 12:00 am

The architecture firms of Wittenberg Delony & Davidson and Witsell Evans & Rasco have been present for the design and restoration of scores of Little Rock landmarks. Two retired principals of those firms, Gordon Wittenberg and Charlie Witsell, have completed a book. “Architects of Little Rock, 1833-1950,” profiling many of those landmarks and the stories behind them.

Innovate Arkansas Clients Fill State's Borders, Represent Different Industries

by Innovate Arkansas Staff 6/3/2013 2:44 pm

Innovate Arkansas, the partnership between the Arkansas Economic Development Commission and Winrock International, was established to nurture technology-based startups in Arkansas and help grow high-wage jobs in the state.

ARK Challenge Accelerator Hopes to Continue Success

by Mark Carter 5/6/2013 12:00 am

Later this month, perhaps even as soon as this week, ARK officials hope to name the 10 startup finalists who will relocate to Fayetteville and compete for up to $150,000 available to two overall winners of this mentorship-driven startup boot camp.

Rodney Ferguson Will Be Winrock International's New CEO

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/4/2013 9:31 am

Winrock International says Rodney Ferguson will become the nonprofit's new president and CEO on April 1.

Startups: That ‘Next New Facebook’ is Great, But Market Acceptance Will Result in Funding

by Tom Dalton 7/9/2012 12:00 am

Too often, technology developers concentrate the majority of their time on perfecting products, ever tweaking that “next new Facebook” or that must-have new app. And when finally they are finished, they approach investors for that infusion of $250,000 to $500,000 to enter the market, yet with no sign or hint of customer acceptance.

Work-Life Awards Honor Businesses, Nonprofits

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/14/2012 12:00 am

Science Applications International Corporation, The Procter and Gamble Distribution Company, and the City of Fayetteville were among the winners Tuesday at the 2012 Arkansas Governor's Work-Life Balance Awards held at The Peabody Little Rock.

Dumas: DTEC's 'Self-Initiated Comeback' A Success (Technology Advancements (Under 20K) | Winner)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/17/2011 12:00 am

Dumas' efforts to pull itself up and redefine its local economy after storms destroyed much of the city’s business infrastructure on Feb. 24, 2007, and the loss of several businesses since, have earned it recognition as an Arkansas Business City of Distinction in the category of Technology Advancements.