Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center

Center Creates Accelerator to Help Arkansas Entrepreneurs Get Early-Stage Federal Innovation Funding

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center is launching a new accelerator to help more early-stage Arkansas companies tap into SBIR, the highly competitive federal Small Business Innovation Research funding program. Continue reading “Center Creates Accelerator to Help Arkansas Entrepreneurs Get Early-Stage Federal Innovation Funding”

Award Winners (from left): Innovation Consultant Rebecca Todd, Associate State Director Michael Singleton, Business Consultant Martial Trigeaud, Business Consultant Nicolas Mayerhoeffer, and Interim Program Manager (and former consultant) Whitney Horton.

UA Little Rock ASBTDC staff honored for helping Arkansas’s small business owners

Staff members at the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC) at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock were honored for their efforts to help small businesses in the state succeed. Continue reading “UA Little Rock ASBTDC staff honored for helping Arkansas’s small business owners”

Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center

Job growth 25% higher among businesses assisted by ASBTDC

The small businesses assisted by the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC), headquartered at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, are getting bigger, and they credit the center for helping them grow. Continue reading “Job growth 25% higher among businesses assisted by ASBTDC”

Faculty, staff, and students from UA Little Rock ride the Tour de Rock in honor of Steve McClellan's brother, Bruce.

UA Little Rock employees ride Tour de Rock in honor of vice chancellor’s brother

Nine employees from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock rode nearly 550 miles in honor of a vice chancellor’s brother who is battling cancer.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock employees ride Tour de Rock in honor of vice chancellor’s brother”

University of Arkansas at Little Rock employees and students ride the 2018 Tour de Rock to raise money for CARTI in honor of Steve McClellan's brother, Bruce.

Cyclists wanted to ride Tour de Rock in support of vice chancellor’s brother

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Cycling Club is looking for 10 students, faculty, and staff members to ride the Tour de Rock on Saturday, June 1.  Continue reading “Cyclists wanted to ride Tour de Rock in support of vice chancellor’s brother”

Local entrepreneurs to share stories at Startup Small Talk event downtown

Anyone considering starting a business can hear first-hand about the life of a small business owner at Startup Small Talk, a free event on May 7 at 6 p.m. at UA Little Rock Downtown, 333 President Clinton Ave. Continue reading “Local entrepreneurs to share stories at Startup Small Talk event downtown”

a team of business students (Zach Cochran, bottom left, Noah Asher, center, and Abigail Resendiz, bottom right) from UA Little Rock have won second place at the international Ivey Business Plan Competition. The students collaborated with Arkansas Cardiology Interventional Cardiologist Dr. Dwight Christman, back left, Baptist Health Cardiovascular Nurse Anna Helm, center left, and Martial Tregeaud, back right, to commercialize a medical device invented by Chrisman to help cardiologists perform heart surgery with greater safety and efficiency. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock student entrepreneurs win $40,000 at e-Fest

After winning the undergraduate and innovation divisions at the Arkansas Governor’s Cup last week, a dream team of student entrepreneurs from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has continued their winning streak by taking home $40,000 at e-Fest 2019.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock student entrepreneurs win $40,000 at e-Fest”

a team of business students (Zach Cochran, bottom left, Noah Asher, center, and Abigail Resendiz, bottom right) from UA Little Rock have won second place at the international Ivey Business Plan Competition. The students collaborated with Arkansas Cardiology Interventional Cardiologist Dr. Dwight Christman, back left, Baptist Health Cardiovascular Nurse Anna Helm, center left, and Martial Tregeaud, back right, to commercialize a medical device invented by Chrisman to help cardiologists perform heart surgery with greater safety and efficiency. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock student entrepreneurs come out on top at Arkansas Governor’s Cup

A dream team of student entrepreneurs from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has won two of the top honors at the Arkansas Governor’s Cup Collegiate Business Plan Competition, a statewide business plan competition for college and graduate students sponsored by Arkansas Capital Corporation.   Continue reading “UA Little Rock student entrepreneurs come out on top at Arkansas Governor’s Cup”