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Jeff Amerine of Startup Junkie leads a discussion on strategic growth planning for HFA in Bentonville. His firm launched a new arm today to provide that and similar services.
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Startup Junkie Wins $1.1M Contract to Manage State Technology Commercialization Center

The center, previously known as Innovate Arkansas, helps new tech entrepreneurs with turning inventions and high-tech concepts into viable businesses. read more >
Steuart Walton
Business Services / Nonprofits / Small Business

North Arkansas College to Host Economic Development Summit

Steuart Walton and Startup Junkie founder Jeff Amerine will be keynote speakers read more >
Carter Malloy is CEO of AcreTrader of Fayetteville, a farmland investing service that’s so far put $100 million into more than 60 farms.
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AcreTrader Investors Pool Cash to Buy FarmlandLock Icon

Since launching in 2019, Fayetteville farmland investing service AcreTrader has placed “well over” $100 million into more than 60 farms in a dozen states, according to Founder and CEO Carter Malloy. read more >
Joe Ehrhardt
Business Services / Investments

Tech Firm Touts 10x ReturnsLock Icon

Teslar Software of Springdale says it recently offered a 10x return to round one investors who were willing to be bought out. read more >
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Supporting Entrepreneurs Elevates Our Communities (French Hill and Jeff Standridge Commentary)

Our country is experiencing a "startup slump," with fewer people taking the plunge to start their own businesses. To fix this problem, we must craft solutions that create jobs and support business owners. read more >
Small Business

Startup Junkie Forms Arkansas Korea Alliance, to Launch New Accelerator

Startup Junkie Consulting of Fayetteville formalizes a partnership it sought earlier this year and establishes a new accelerator focused on South Korean companies. read more >
Amy Hopper
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Central Arkansas Angel Network Announces Board Appointment

The Central Arkansas Angel Network on Tuesday announced a new board appointment and board assignments. read more >
Jeff Amerine of Startup Junkie leads a discussion on strategic growth planning for HFA in Bentonville. His firm launched a new arm today to provide that and similar services.
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Established Arkansas Companies Seek Startup MindsetLock Icon

Established Arkansas businesses say they must innovate to stay competitive in a rapidly changing world. Learning how to think like a startup is a means to that end. read more >
Jeff Stinson
Banking & Finance / Nonprofits / Small Business

In Central Arkansas, A Host of Angels Aim to Aid Startups

The new Central Arkansas Angel Network will launch this month, aiming to provide investors and early stage startups a new way to connect. read more >
A steel fence sits on the border between Mexico and the United States in the Tinajas Altas Mountains.
Government & Politics / Media & Marketing

The Immigration Conundrum (Editorial)

We need secure borders. We need talented workers. The leaders who can make both happen will leave a lasting legacy. 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.
Business Services / Retail / Small Business

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 >
Kelly Hale Syer, executive director of Downtown Springdale, is optimistic about revitalization, along with Springdale Mayor Doug Sprouse, center, and Bill Rogers, an official with the Springdale Chamber of Commerce. They are seen here on Emma Street, the backbone of the city’s Downtown Master Plan.
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Springdale Hopes to Maintain New Momentum DowntownLock Icon

Springdale hopes to build on recent efforts to reinvigorate its downtown. read more >

First Nowhere Developers Conference Coming to NWA Thursday

The first annual Nowhere Developers Conference, a one-day technology conference for software developers and engineers, will be held Thursday at Record in downtown Bentonville. read more >
Debby Winters, who heads the Winters Law Firm of Fayetteville, specializes in intellectual property law and business law. “The startup community is growing and there is plenty of need out there,” she says.
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Winters Law Firm Finds Success Catering to StartupsLock Icon

Don’t let appearances fool you. The Winters Law Firm in Fayetteville is considered a can’t-miss resource for the area’s startup community. read more >
Startup Junkie founder Jeff Amerine
Investments / Small Business

Startup Junkie to Hold G60 in Northwest ArkansasLock Icon

Startup Junkie Consulting of Fayetteville will hold a G60 pitch contest for entrepreneurs during the third annual BITE NW Arkansas festival later this month in Bentonville. read more >
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Cancer-Fighting Tech, Livestock Tracker Win Big at Governor’s Cup

Teams from the University of Arkansas, John Brown University, Arkansas State University and Harding University won big at the 17th Annual Donald W. Reynolds Governor's Cup competition. read more >
Startup Junkie founder Jeff Amerine
Investments / Media & Marketing / Small Business

Startup Junkie To Pitch IdeaFame to Arkansas Innovators

Startup Junkie Consulting of Fayetteville is planning a new pitch competition platform for prospective entrepreneurs and innovators. read more >
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Experts Predict Breakout Companies in Arkansas Will Be Digital

Ask experts around the state to name the next Arkansas company to break out financially, and you’re liable to get a nonanswer, but the experts do predict one thing: The next Big Thing in Arkansas will come in the digital field. read more >
Investments / Media & Marketing / Real Estate

Fayetteville’s Tech Atlantis Finds Zen with New Name, Location

Tech Atlantis, a provider of cloud-based tax services, is relocating in Fayetteville to the downtown square and changing its name to Zenwork. read more >
Jay Amargos, of Startup Junkie Consulting, says women and minority-owned businesses need support and better access to funding.
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Groups Strive to Support Latino Entrepreneurs

Jay Amargos of Startup Junkie Consulting said a lack of money is just one of many barriers for the prospective Latino entrepreneur. read more >