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”

accelHERate

New ‘accelHERate’ event offer startup advice for women

Women who are looking to start their own technology-based companies can hear from fellow women excelling in research, innovation and business at “accelHERate,” a free forum presented by the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center. Continue reading “New ‘accelHERate’ event offer startup advice for women”

Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center

$100,000 grant to help food and beverage start-up businesses

From restaurants and coffee shops to breweries and bakeries, the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center is looking to boost food and beverage businesses in four central Arkansas counties this year. Continue reading “$100,000 grant to help food and beverage start-up businesses”

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ASBTDC receives $200k to help Arkansas small businesses

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock-based center recently received $200,000 to support innovative small businesses.  Continue reading “ASBTDC receives $200k to help Arkansas small businesses”