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Paul Singh, a venture capitalist who spoke recently in Little Rock, says he has invested in thousands of startups in 50 countries.
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Sizing Up the Startup Ecosystem Movement in Arkansas

Over a decade, Arkansas has fallen in line with the national trend of embracing and publicly funding a relatively new form of economic development: structured help for entrepreneurs. read more >
The Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub merged in 2016 with a larger nonprofit, Winrock international, but critics say the result has not put the Hub on solid footing.
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Winrock’s Commitment to Innovation Hub QuestionedLock Icon

Former employees, including the executive director who resigned in February, fear the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub is bound for financial failure two years after merging with Winrock International, but Winrock insists the doomsayers don’t know what they are talking about. read more >
Chris Jones
Nonprofits / Small Business

Winrock Hires New Hub Director

Winrock International announced Wednesday the appointment of Christopher Jones, Ph.D., as executive director and lead maker of the nonprofit Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub in North Little Rock, effective Monday. read more >
Joel Gordon
Nonprofits / Small Business

Executive Director of The Hub Quits

Joel Gordon's last day at the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub was Feb. 2. read more >
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Education / Investments / Small Business

Super Mover: Joel Gordon of the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub

Joel Gordon has been named the new executive director of the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub in North Little Rock. read more >
Joel Gordon
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The Hub’s Joel Gordon: Making a New Economy

The Hub's new executive director, Joel Gordon, talks to Arkansas Business about its mission, its place in Arkansas’ budding tech-savvy and innovative ecosystem and the Hub's future. read more >
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Nonprofits / Small Business

Innovation Hub Names Joel Gordon Executive Director

The Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub announces that Joel Gordon has been named as its new executive director, effective June 1. read more >
Construction / Education / Health Care

Connecting Students With Careers (Editorial)

The Little Rock School District announced an initiative to expose high school students to different careers by adding classes in the fields of health care, technology, teaching and construction. read more >
Jeff Standridge, a leader with the Central Arkansas Venture Team, speaks about the University of Central Arkansas' new public-private Conductor initiative to drive entrepreneurship and innovation. Other partners include Startup Junkie Consulting and the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub at Winrock International.
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Update: ‘Conductor’ Innovation, Entrepreneurial Initiative Launches at UCA

The University of Central Arkansas in Conway, Startup Junkie Consulting of Fayetteville and the Central Arkansas Venture Team launches a public-private initiative called "Conductor" to drive entrepreneurship and innovation. 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 >