What better place to look for advice on launching a startup venture than from those on the front lines? The state continues to produce talented entrepreneurs who are producing successful startups that are attracting investors and gaining traction in their respective markets. Many of them are clients of Innovate Arkansas.
The ARK Challenge is an accelerator program for tech-based startups that was launched in Fayetteville two years ago and since has become an integral part of the state's tech and entrepreneur communities.
Mike Malone, director of the nonprofit Northwest Arkansas Council, talks NWA growth, the creation of new business opportunities, and how the area's cities work together for the benefit of the entire region.
A company that makes a key component of sanitizers says it will build a pilot production facility in Fort Smith and eventually put its company headquarters there.