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Jamie Fugitt

One group of the 2022 40 Under 40 class talk about what organizations must do to recruit and retain workers in today’s challenging labor market.
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Finding, Keeping the Very Best (Lance Turner Editor’s Note)

What our 2022 40 Under 40 honorees had to say about what organizations must do to recruit and retain workers in today’s challenging labor market. read more >
John James’ software at Engine handles everything from content management to processing e-commerce orders and payments.
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John James Starts Engine, Raises $4M for E-Commerce Software FirmLock Icon

Fayetteville entrepreneur John James has raised nearly $4 million for his latest startup, Engine, which sells business management software to e-commerce retailers. read more >
Jeff Standridge of Conway formed Cadron Capital Partners, a venture capital company, with Jeff Amerine and his son, Brett Amerine. Their goal is to raise at least $20 million for Arkansas companies seeking investment.
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Raising Arkansas Money For Arkansas CompaniesLock Icon

A new venture capital firm in Conway seeks to raise $20 million to focus on startups in Arkansas. read more >
Scott Davis, founder and CEO of MobX, shows off a Trezor digital wallet containing around $64,000 in bitcoin currency. Digital wallets can hold an unlimited amount of currency.
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Bit by Bit, Digital Financing Coming to Little RockLock Icon

Two Little Rock technology companies, MobX and Freedom Coin Inc., say Arkansas is on the cusp of seeing its first “initial coin offering,” a new way for startups and individuals to raise capital for businesses and projects. read more >
Gov. Asa Hutchinson discusses the importance of STEM education and tech-based entrepreneurship at the Venture Center in Little Rock earlier this year.
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Little Rock Recognized for Low Startup Costs

A recent survey by SmartAsset.com of the nation's largest 81 cities confirms the efforts of Little Rock leaders to encourage startup growth. Its ranking of U.S. cities with the lowest startup costs includes Little Rock at No. 7. read more >
Members of the Simple Service team brainstorm during Startup Weekend Little Rock. Simple Service would go on to win the inaugural event.
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Startup Weekend Returns to Little Rock This Week

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. read more >
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It’s A Big Week for Entrepreneurs in Arkansas

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. read more >
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G60 Pitch Contest Packs The Joint for Central Arkansas Return

G60, the statewide elevator pitch contest for entrepreneurs started by Innovate Arkansas, returned to central Arkansas on Tuesday. The winners were Passenger Baggage Xpress and Arganics. read more >