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Demo Day for the fourth installment of the ARK Challenge drew a standing-room-only crowd to the Clinton Center as Gov. Mike Beebe provided opening remarks. 
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Spencer Jones Big Winner at ARK Challenge in Little Rock

Spencer Jones, a surgical nurse resident at CHI St. Vincent Infirmary Medical Center in Little Rock, won an investment round of $150,000 for his innovative blood-draw device Wednesday at the ARK Challenge Demo Day in Little Rock. read more >
The ARK Challenge's fourth installment, administered by Innovate Arkansas, kicks off this week in downtown Little Rock.
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ARK Challenge Showcasing Little Rock Startups at Demo Day

The ARK Challenge is the tech-based startup "boot camp" launched in Fayetteville in 2012 through a federal grant that funded two installments. This year, the program was picked up by the state and private investors, continued in northwest Arkansas and expanded to Little Rock. read more >
Gabe Couch of Tagless wants to give back as well as turn a profit.
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ARK Challenge: Tagless Continues Trend Toward Social Entrepreneurship

Social entrepreneurship seems to be as important to today's rising generation of entrepreneurs as turning a profit. Gabe Couch's Tagless seeks to partner shoppers with personal stylists who will hook them up with nonprofit, second-hand clothing distributors. read more >