President Obama hosted the first-ever White House Demo Day focused on inclusive entrepreneurship and welcoming startup founders and innovators from across the country. He also rolled out a number of new public-private partnerships.
Salil Joshi is the founder of TEDxMarkhamSt, which takes place this Friday, July 24th at the CALS Ron Robinson theater in downtown Little Rock. TB&P contributor Kerri Jackson Case caught up with Joshi for a conversation.
The Little Rock Technology Park Authority Board unanimously approved a motion to request a $6.8 million advance from the City of Little Rock for prime downtown real estate in the fast-growing Creative Corridor on Main Street.
It’s the classic right time, right place story. Wal-Mart’s U.S. CEO Greg Foran just happened to be walking past the founders of Jarratt Industries, who didn’t hesitate to perform the classic elevator pitch. The rest is history.
The Fourth of July is Saturday, and it’s a time we celebrate our country’s independence. Four rising Arkansas leaders share their thoughts on what the nation’s birthday and entrepreneurship mean to them.
This Arkansas summer is hot and right along with it the July/August magazine edition of Talk Business & Politics is hot off the press. It’s packed with lots of news, interviews and commentaries, including an in-depth interview with new AEDC director Mike Preston.
As more prominence and recognition has been given to the state’s burgeoning startup and entrepreneurial community over the past few years, Arkansas still fell from six spots in a highly-watched national index that ranks new business growth and startup activity among the 50 states.