UA Little Rock finance and economics major Josiah Johnson represented a statistical analysis of the spillover effects and general efficacy of small business initiatives in small towns featured in the TV show Small Business Revolution for his project for the Student Research and Creatives Works Expo. Photo by Ben Krain.

Graduating Student Spotlight on Josiah Johnson

Josiah Johnson, a Donaghey Scholar and senior from Sherwood, is graduating this semester with a BBA in finance and a BBA in economics. Continue reading “Graduating Student Spotlight on Josiah Johnson”

Claire Herman

UA Little Rock Alum Claire Herman Named Director of Acquisitions and Marketing at Converging Capital

Claire Herman, a 2021 graduate of UA Little Rock, has just started an exciting new career opportunity as the director of acquisitions and marketing at Converging Capital in Little Rock. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Alum Claire Herman Named Director of Acquisitions and Marketing at Converging Capital”

Amy Moorehead, owner of Nexus Coffee, is one of the women entrepreneurs speaking in an upcoming ASBTDC panel.

ASBTDC to Present Panel Discussion of Local Women Entrepreneurs

In celebration of Women Entrepreneurship Week, the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC), based at UA Little Rock, is presenting a panel discussion featuring female business owners from central Arkansas who will share their wisdom.

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Cyber Security for Small Businesses

ASBTDC Introduces Online Training to Keep Small Businesses Cyber Safe

New “Cyber Safe” training from the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center equips businesses to recognize and thwart cyber threats.

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Build Your Own Business by the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center

The Build Your Own Business Series for Student Entrepreneurs by ASBTDC Continues

This semester, the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center’s BYOB (Build Your Own Business) program for the University of Arkansas at Little Rock students will start Sept.17 and continue for every third Friday of the month.

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Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center

ASBTDC Receives $125,000 Grant to Assist High-Tech Entrepreneurs

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC) at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $125,000 grant to assist companies pursuing federal Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) grants and contracts. Continue reading “ASBTDC Receives $125,000 Grant to Assist High-Tech Entrepreneurs”

Wendy Orvis

Orvis Honored as 2021 State Star by America’s Small Business Development Centers

Wendy Orvis of the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center was recognized Aug. 18 as a 2021 State Star by America’s Small Business Development Centers (SBDC). Continue reading “Orvis Honored as 2021 State Star by America’s Small Business Development Centers”