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Joe Ehrhardt

Arvest, Signature Bank Adopting New Tech

Brick-and-mortar banks aren’t going away, but online resources, digital platforms and mobile connections are the future of banking, Arkansas bank professionals said last week. read more >
Joe Ehrhardt’s applications are useful because he knows bankers’ problems, Signature Bank COO Brant Ward says.
Banking & Finance / Business Services

Teslar Builds on Pandemic SuccessLock Icon

The fintech company, which helped simplify the PPP loan forgiveness process during the pandemic, has its sights on new projects. read more >
Investments / Restaurants & Food / Small Business

Springdale’s EasyBins Announces $2M Investment

EasyBins said it will use the funding to expand its geographic footprint and invest in technology and staff. read more >
Banking & Finance / Government & Politics / Technology

Teslar Simplifying SBA Loans

Teslar Software of Springdale provided the software used to process more than 1.3 million — more than one-fifth — of the Paycheck Protection Program loan applications that received funding this year. read more >
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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 >
Joe Ehrhardt
Banking & Finance / Small Business

Teslar Software by 3E Touts ICBA Investment

Financial technology company Teslar Software by 3E of Springdale announced Tuesday that the Independent Community Bankers of America has invested in it, bringing the company’s total seed capital raised to $2 million. read more >
Joe Ehrhardt
Banking & Finance / Investments / Small Business

Arkansas’ 3E Software Picked for Accelerator

3E Software Inc. of Springdale is one of 10 companies, and the only one from Arkansas, chosen to participate in the inaugural ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator. 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 >
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Attention Arkansas Startups, 10X Cyber Is Only for You

There’s a new kind of accelerator now, 10X Cyber Accelerator, that accepts only Arkansas companies with annual revenue of between $100,000 and $10 million. read more >