Tagged: Xcelerate Capital

Bourbon & Boots to Open New HQ in Argenta

Bourbon & Boots to Open New HQ in Argenta

Technology & Telecom

Bourbon & Boots, the startup acquired by Rod Ford's XCelerate Capital in May, announced Thursday that it will open a new headquarters in the Argenta District of downtown North Little Rock. read more >

XCelerate Capital Invests $250K in Real Agent Guard

XCelerate Capital Invests $250K in Real Agent Guard

Technology & Telecom

Real Agent Guard developed a mobile-enabled personal security system for real estate agents. It was created by founders Justin Horner and Tim Brasuell in the aftermath of the murder last year of a central Arkansas agent. read more >

‘The Rise of the Rest’ And Arkansas (Rod Ford Commentary)

‘The Rise of the Rest’ And Arkansas (Rod Ford Commentary)

OpinionTechnology & Telecom

In the past five years, three trends have emerged that support the Rise of the Rest philosophy: 1) easier access to capital (crowdfunding); 2) the emergence of the benefit corporation, which allows for profit alongside social good; and, of course, 3) the availability of the full tech stack (cloud computing), where supercomputing is accessible to almost anyone on a rent-as-needed basis. read more >