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Hillcrest Apartments Register $1.4M Sale (Real Deals)Lock Icon

The eight-unit apartment building in the Hillcrest area of Little Rock was purchased by 4611 Woodlawn Properties LLC and Equity IRA LLC. read more >
Real Estate

Seven-Digit Deals: Sologne Circle Home Sells for $2MLock Icon

Big homes in west Little Rock dominate this week’s installment of million-dollar real estate transactions. read more >
Education / Small Business

2021 Governor’s Cup Winners Announced

The eight winners of the 2021 Arkansas Governor's Cup Collegiate Business Plan competition were announced during a virtual presentation held at noon Thursday. read more >
Sam Walls III, president and COO of Arkansas Capital Corp., and Rush Deacon, CEO of the community development financial institution
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Arkansas Capital Corp. Eyes More Interstate OpportunityLock Icon

After stepping up during the COVID-19 pandemic, nonprofit Arkansas Capital Corp. sees “a banner year for loan volume” as lending activity gets busy. read more >
Dhu Thompson
Education / Investments / Small Business

Delta Plastics Steps Up (Editorial)

We were pleased last week to learn that Delta Plastics of Little Rock will be the new sponsor of the Arkansas Governor’s Cup Collegiate Business Plan Competition. read more >
Dhu Thompson, owner and chairman of Delta Plastics.
Agriculture & Poultry / Education / Nonprofits / Small Business

Delta Plastics Takes Over As Title Sponsor Of Governor’s Cup

Delta Plastics of Little Rock succeeds the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation as the title sponsor of the Arkansas Governor's Cup Collegiate Business Plan Competition. read more >
Douglas Hutchings, CEO of PicaSolar, a Fayetteville innovator in solar panel technology. PicaSolar took the top prize in the graduate division at the Governor’s Cup in 2013. The startup now has additional funding and nine employees.
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Startups and More Bubble Up from Governor’s CupLock Icon

Over nearly two decades of the Donald W. Reynolds Governor’s Cup competition, just over $2 million in prize money has been given to teams of college students with entrepreneurship ideas deemed promising by competition judges. read more >
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UA Teams Win Donald Reynolds Business Competition

Drone Surveying Solutions, from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, won the undergraduate division of the 16th annual Donald W. Reynolds Collegiate Business Plan Competition. read more >
Education

20 Teams Head to Governor’s Cup Finals

Arkansas Capital Corp. of Little Rock announces 20 teams from nine Arkansas universities that have advanced to the final rounds of the annual Donald W. Reynolds Governor’s Cup Collegiate Business Plan Competition. read more >
Dr. Nancy Gray is the head of UAMS BioVentures, which does technology licensing and is an incubator for start-up companies that do medical research.
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UAMS BioVentures Providing Business Guidance

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences BioVentures was launched more than a decade ago to combine research at UAMS with entrepreneurship, technology licensing and economic development. BioVentures has since spun off 22 companies using technologies developed at the campus. read more >