Tagged: Technology

Innovation Hub Growing in Pine Bluff

Innovation Hub Growing in Pine Bluff

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Go Forward Pine Bluff’s innovation hub, The Generator, is in for a busy September. Mildred Franco, executive director of The Generator, hopes renovations will begin then on its physical location: the three-story building formerly known as the Merrill Civic Center. read more >

Washington Tech Firm Opens Two NWA Offices

Washington Tech Firm Opens Two NWA Offices

Technology & Telecom

Affirma Consulting of Bellevue, Washington, has opened two offices in northwest Arkansas this year, its National Engineering Center of Excellence in downtown Fayetteville and a NetSuite operation in Bentonville read more >

AEDC Helping Companies Combat Cybercrime

AEDC Helping Companies Combat Cybercrime

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The Arkansas Economic Development Commission is coordinating cybersecurity assessments and providing cybersecurity training to help employers square off against cybercrime, because falling prey to it can cause them to fold or lose big bucks. read more >

Little Rock Startup Set to Sell Speed-Torque

Little Rock Startup Set to Sell Speed-Torque

Health CareTechnology & Telecom

Vascugenix, a Little Rock startup run mostly by students at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, plans to bring its medical device for emergency heart surgeries to market in late August or early September. read more >

Spektron Using AI to Design Drugs

Spektron Using AI to Design Drugs

Health CareTechnology & Telecom

Spektron Systems of Little Rock is using artificial intelligence and machine learning to speed up drug discovery in a process that involves designing a new molecule that could be further developed into a new drug. read more >

Bill Tracking App LobbyUp Expands to 14 States

Bill Tracking App LobbyUp Expands to 14 States

Technology & Telecom

LobbyUp, a legislative bill tracking company headquartered in Conway, completed a $750,000 expansion to 14 states on Nov. 6. It wasn’t planning an Election Day stunt; the company simply missed its Nov. 1 goal by a hair. read more >

Movista Growing With $12M Infusion

Movista Growing With $12M Infusion

Technology & Telecom

Movista Inc. of Bentonville will strengthen its leadership team, invest in innovation and next-generation technology and form a sales and marketing arm that will also be based in Bentonville — all with a recent $12 million investment from Level Equity of New York. read more >

Gas Pos Relocates to North Little Rock

Gas Pos Relocates to North Little Rock

Technology & Telecom

Gas Pos, a graduate of the 2018 Venture Center FinTech Accelerator in Little Rock, recently relocated its headquarters to North Little Rock from Birmingham, Alabama, and announced that it will create 30 tech jobs. read more >

BioVentures Boot Camp Wins National Recognition

BioVentures Boot Camp Wins National Recognition

Health CareTechnology & Telecom

The Health Sciences Entrepreneurship Boot Camp run by BioVentures recently won a national award, the second-place Innovations Research & Research Education Award from the Association of American Medical Colleges. read more >

MISO Supports Cybersecurity Education with Philander Smith

MISO Supports Cybersecurity Education with Philander Smith

Technology & Telecom

Midcontinent Independent System Operator Inc. of Carmel, Indiana, recently partnered with Philander Smith College in Little Rock to develop a curriculum for the school’s new cybersecurity program, which will award certifications and two-year and four-year degrees. read more >

Privacy Rules Put Arkansas In EU’s Web

Privacy Rules Put Arkansas In EU’s Web

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Arkansas companies that are gathering any online information on European Union residents, regardless of whether they have an EU office or EU customers, must comply with the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation or risk massive fines. read more >

Rejuvenix Ready to Reduce Cancer Side Effects

Rejuvenix Ready to Reduce Cancer Side Effects

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Rejuvenix Technologies LLC of Perryville has patented a technology that aims to reduce side effects for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment by delivering drugs directly to tumors. read more >