The world is shrinking and productivity is improving thanks to technological advances, and business leaders in the field say Americans – and Arkansans – will likely be twice as “connected” to their devices in the next five years.
Despite winning high-profile Arkansas startup competitions, it gets harder to grow from idea to implementation. Stamina, perseverance and out-of-state help makes a difference and highlights a problem for the state’s startup scene.
Little Rock native Bjorn Simmons is vice-president for sales and marketing of startup Wyzerr – a company with a new spin on how to measure customer feedback and consumer attitudes. Where is this startup heading?
Sam’s Club CEO Rosalind Brewer told the media last week that the wholesale club continues to find ways to pack more value into its memberships in response to poor first quarter numbers and competitive pressures in the retail sector. Small businesses stand to benefit greatly.
Entrepreneur Max Farrell is spending this week sitting on the passenger side of an 18-wheeler traveling from Des Moines to Los Angeles, hoping to gain insights for a phone app he believes will help trucking companies better communicate with and retain their drivers.
You haven’t seen much out of Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s public schedule the last two days. That’s because the new Arkansas governor has been on the West Coast in high-level meetings with tech firms interested in his computer coding initiative.
Just a year after the first One Million Cups forum landed in Little Rock, local officials are encouraged by the emergence of the program as a key player in the state and region’s flourishing startup community – yet they’re hopeful for an even bigger payoff in the future.
Nashville-based renewable energy provider Silicon Ranch Corp. said it has selected publicly traded First Solar in Tempe, Ariz., to provide power for a new solar energy project planned for the Highland Industrial Park in East Camden.
Robert Tucker, keynote speaker at the Arkansas Innovation Manufacturing Summit, delivered his part-pep talk, part-lecture describing stories of corporate culture change and what happens to companies that don’t adapt.
Amidst a backdrop described by several podium speakers as a religious revival, Central Arkansas’ startup community held a celebration on Monday (April 27) to announce a major grant that will spark more activity in the state’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.
In just under three years, Kourtney and Beau Barrett have disrupted the fitness headband segment with Junk Brands, a growing custom headband manufacturing operation based in their hometown of Bentonville.
In his latest blog post on the state’s fast-growing startup scene, Startup Dad blogger David Moody writes about his work with first and second-time startup founders, drawing comparisons to the national pastime.
Two closely connected Conway-based tech companies announced plans Thursday to move their corporate headquarters to downtown Little Rock in the fall, adding heft to the city’s fast-growing Creative Corridor.