Tagged: venture center

Arkansas' 3E Software Picked for Accelerator

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 2/11/2019 12:00 am

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.

Venture Center Names Mimi San Pedro Chief Strategy Officer

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/17/2019 3:01 pm

The Venture Center has hired Mimi San Pedro as its chief strategy officer.

10 Startups Chosen For Inaugural ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 1/10/2019 9:51 am

Ten startups have been selected to participate in the previously announced inaugural ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator, sponsored by Independent Community Bankers of America and hosted by the Venture Center of Little Rock.

Venture Center Names Wayne Miller Executive Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/8/2018 11:42 am

Wayne Miller, managing director of the Venture Center’s FinTech Accelerator, has been named executive director of the Little Rock-based nonprofit.

Community Bankers Group, Venture Center Launch New Accelerator

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 10/31/2018 10:56 am

The Independent Community Bankers of America is partnering with The Venture Center in Little Rock to launch the ICBA ThinkTech Accelerator, a community bank-focused fintech accelerator program.

Sizing Up the Startup Ecosystem Movement in Arkansas

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 6/18/2018 12:00 am

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.

Lee Watson on Supporting Startups Taking First Steps at Venture Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/18/2018 12:00 am

Lee Watson with the Venture Center explains what it does, and how entrepreneurs are turning their dreams into businesses.

FIS, Venture Center Name Fintech Accelerator Participants

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 5/3/2018 10:28 am

Global financial services company FIS of Jacksonville, Florida, and the Venture Center in Little Rock have named the 10 startup companies selected to participate in their 2018 VC FinTech Accelerator program.

Study: Venture Center Created 192 Jobs in 2017

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/2/2018 9:17 am

The Venture Center in Little Rock announced Monday that it created 192 jobs last year, according to a Clinton School student's analysis.

Head to Lead Operations, Development at Venture Center (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/16/2018 12:00 am

Jessica Head has been hired as a director of operations and program development for the Venture Center in Little Rock.

FinTech Firm BankLabs to Add 19 Jobs in Little Rock

by Lance Turner 4/5/2018 10:20 am

BankLabs of Little Rock says will create up to 19 full-time jobs in the capital city by the year 2020.

Little Rock Startup Hires Venture Center Exec

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/5/2018 3:31 pm

RaftUp Technologies of Little Rock announced Monday the hiring of Jessica Johnston-Myers as its COO.

Venture Center, FinTech Sandbox Announce Partnership

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/1/2018 1:43 pm

The Venture Center of Little Rock and Boston-based FinTech Sandbox announced Wednesday a partnership to increase access to financial data that financial technology startups need to jump start their businesses.

Arkansas Community Foundation Adds Lauren Morris (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/1/2018 12:00 am

Lauren Morris has joined the Arkansas Community Foundation in Little Rock as affiliate program director.

FIS Partners With Two Startups; 2nd FinTech Accelerator Ends

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 7/27/2017 11:27 am

Global technology provider FIS partners with two startups that graduated from last year's inaugural VC FinTech Accelerator.

Hill, McHenry: CHOICE Act Will Help Community Banks, Fintech Startups

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 7/7/2017 4:53 pm

The priorities of two congressmen supporting the Financial CHOICE Act are to offer community banks on “off ramp” from Dodd-Frank regulations, better define systemically important banks and bring accountability as well as transparency to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Venture Center's 2017 FinTech Accelerator Nets 295 Applicants

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/15/2017 3:42 pm

The Venture Center of Little Rock says 295 entrepreneur and startup teams have applied for its 2017 FinTech Accelerator, twice the number that applied for the inaugural program held last year.

Demo Day for VC FinTech Accelerator is Aug. 3

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 7/26/2016 9:48 am

Seats are filling up, with more than 200 expected to attend the Venture Center’s VC FinTech Accelerator’s Global Investor Demo Day to be held from 1-5 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Clinton Presidential Library.

Little Rock Tech Park Board Votes to End Lease at Markham Street

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 7/14/2016 10:10 am

The Little Rock Technology Park Authority Board voted Wednesday to pay a $38,100 fee to terminate its lease and move out of its temporary space at 107 E. Markham St. by Feb. 28.

10 FinTech Accelerator Startups Named

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 5/17/2016 10:32 am

Companies to benefit from 12-week VC FinTech Accelerator powered by global technology provider FIS and hosted by the Venture Center in Little Rock are from all over the map. The program launched Monday.