The Donald W. Reynolds Governor’s Cup is just around the corner, and the finalists were announced today. Well, semifinalists in terms of the undergrads.
As we’ve chronicled plenty in this space, Arkansas’ collegiate entrepreneurs have been smokin’ the last few years, winning prestigious international business-plan competitions and faring well at the Tri-State Governor’s Cup that pits the winners from Arkansas, Oklahoma and Nevada.
ASTA Video Series
The Arkansas Science & Technology Authority has a great video series on its Facebook page profiling clients and its efforts to build the tech sector in Arkansas.
Here’s an ASTA video on IA’s own BlueInGreen, and here’s the most recent ASTA “Spotlight” on SFC Fluidics, another IA firm. (Both BlueInGreen and SFC Fluidics are portfolio companies of VIC, by the way.)
Jeff Amerine, IA advisor and general startup guru, is usually gone in 60 seconds. But he’s fixin’ to be fast, as in the NWA Business Journal’s Fast 15 (yes, think AB’s 40 Under Forty, 20 Under Twenty, etc.)
Amerine has been scheduled as the featured speaker for this year’s Fast 15, nominations for which run through March 29. More here.
Amerine, INOV8 readers may recall, used to have an ongoing blog series on this site (sigh). Alas, those were the good, ol’ days….