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 business students selected to participate in Rice Business Plan Competition

A team of business students from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been selected as one of 42 teams from some of the world’s top universities who will compete for more than $1.5 million in prizes at the Rice Business Plan Competition April 4-6.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock business students selected to participate in Rice Business Plan Competition”

Bowen Law School graduate David Alan Bubbus created the successful hamburger restaurant chain David's Burgers. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

Law school degree a must have for David’s Burgers president Alan Bubbus

A law degree has been a lifesaver for entrepreneur David “Alan” Bubbus Jr., who continues to make his mark on the central Arkansas restaurant scene as president of David’s Burgers, an expanding burger franchise with 10 locations.  Continue reading “Law school degree a must have for David’s Burgers president Alan Bubbus”

Photo composite of UA Little Rock graduate student Nora Bouzihay who studied in Dubai

UA Little Rock student selected for minority women business owner accelerator program

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student has been selected for a competitive new entrepreneur accelerator program for early-stage, minority, and women-owned businesses in Arkansas.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock student selected for minority women business owner accelerator program”

Law degree gives Bowen grad a marketing edge for accounting business

An accounting degree gave Richard Bell the know-how he needed to be an accountant, but it was his legal education from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s William H. Bowen School of Law that helped him be a successful entrepreneur. Continue reading “Law degree gives Bowen grad a marketing edge for accounting business”

ASBTDC plans week of activities to encourage entrepreneurship

Anyone at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock interested in exploring entrepreneurship can turn to the on-campus experts at the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center. Continue reading “ASBTDC plans week of activities to encourage entrepreneurship”

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center, based at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, will host a free “Get Started with Governor’s Cup” workshop from 10-11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20, in Ottenheimer Library Room 535 for UA Little Rock students interested in joining the Governor’s Cup competition.

Get Started with the Arkansas Governor’s Cup

The Arkansas Governor’s Cup Collegiate Business Plan Competition brings an opportunity for teams of college students to win a grand prize of $25,000 while exploring their flare for entrepreneurship.  Continue reading “Get Started with the Arkansas Governor’s Cup”

UALR-based small business center receives $200,000 to assist innovative entrepreneurs

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC) at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is one of five small business and technology development centers in the nation selected to receive a $200,000 grant to support programs for innovative, technology-driven small businesses.

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