Tagged: venture center

Tech Park Board Told FinTech Startups Will be Named Monday

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 5/12/2016 11:52 am

The Little Rock Technology Park Authority Board on Wednesday was told the first phase of the development, which includes work on 415 and 417 Main St., is on time and going smoothly.

10 Startups Chosen For FinTech Accelerator Launching May 16

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 4/27/2016 1:32 pm

Ten startups have been offered the opportunity to participate in the VC FinTech Acceleration program powered by global technology services provider FIS and hosted by the Venture Center in Little Rock.

Little Rock Tech Park Sees New Tenants at Temporary Location

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 4/25/2016 12:00 am

With construction on the Little Rock Technology Park underway at 415 and 417 Main St., it’s easy to forget that tenants have been coming and going at the park’s temporary space at 107 E. Markham St.

FIS FinTech Set To Start at Venture Center

by Mark Carter 2/29/2016 12:00 am

This spring, global banking technology services provider FIS will kick off its first fintech startup accelerator program in partnership with the Venture Center in downtown Little Rock.

FIS to Bring FinTech Accelerator to Little Rock

by Mark Carter 12/17/2015 1:48 pm

FIS will sponsor a startup accelerator in Little Rock devoted to financial technology, CEO Gary Norcross announced Thursday during the 150th annual meeting of the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Venture Center, UALR Partner on '2 Days to Startup'

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/4/2015 11:15 am

The program brings business professionals, entrepreneurs and students together for a problem-solving competition in which participants create products and services.

Delta Challenge Pitch Contest Set for LR

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/29/2015 10:09 am

A project of the Delta Regional Authority, the competition aims to attract entrepreneurs from Arkansas and the entire Delta region to pitch their ideas for a fellowship with the Delta Entrepreneurship Network.

Tech Park, Venture Center Mark Companies' Move to Next Stage

by Mark Carter 10/16/2015 9:41 am

Little Rock Tech Park Director Brent Birch told his board Wednesday that things are busy at the park's downtown space.

Little Rock Recognized for Low Startup Costs

by Mark Carter 9/28/2015 4:07 pm

A recent survey by SmartAsset.com of the nation's largest 81 cities confirms the efforts of Little Rock leaders to encourage startup growth. Its ranking of U.S. cities with the lowest startup costs includes Little Rock at No. 7.

Build IT to Feature Mainstream Technologies Founders

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/28/2015 10:18 am

Next week's Venture Center Build IT "fireside chat" speaker series features the founders of Little Rock's Mainstream Technologies.

Lou McAlister to Lead Venture Center's Pre-Accelerator Program

by Mark Carter 8/5/2015 10:12 am

Lou McAlister, CEO of Little Rock's Broadband Development Group, will lead the fall session of the Venture Center's pre-accelerator program for startup founders.

Delta Entrepreneurship Network Headed to Little Rock

by Mark Carter 8/3/2015 1:02 pm

The Delta Entrepreneurship Network, which launched the Delta Challenge pitch contest earlier this year, has scheduled a second round of six competitions including a contest in Little Rock scheduled for November.

Venture Center Launches Pitch 'N Pint Contest

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/27/2015 3:11 pm

The Venture Center launched its Pitch 'N Pint series of startup pitch contests at the Flying Saucer in Little Rock's River Market District.

Venture Center Partners with Entergy on Mentor Training Program

by Mark Carter 6/18/2015 9:34 am

The program is a half-day course that guides participants through the Venture Center's methodology and mission, walking through the steps to take a business from idea "to a scalable, investable venture."

Venture Center's Pre-Flight Program Graduates Second Class

by Mark Carter 5/5/2015 10:53 am

The Venture Center's latest Pre-Flight class includes three startups that identified specific problems in their respective markets and proposed solutions.