Innovate Arkansas provides the necessary due diligence required to identify potential new technology products and services, assist the founders or inventors of the products with their business startup and financial support needs, and provide the mentoring needs to move them to commercial enterprises.
- Technology product assessments
- Market feasibility analysis
- Intellectual property advice
- Commercialization strategies
- Business plan development
- Coaching and mentoring assistance
- Product and concept valuation
- Enhance links to existing capital resources
- Early stage investment advice
- SBIR application assistance
- STTR application assistance
- Federal, state and local grant assistance
- Second and third stage financing assistance
On-The-Shelf Intellectual Property Development
- Identification of on-the-shelf IP
- Negotiation of control of on-the-shelf IP
- Matching on-the-shelf IP with serial entrepreneurs
- On-the-shelf IP development
- Utilization of Winrock International’s IP professional network for general IP questions
With the cameras rolling, Daniel and Stephanie Rensing accepted an offer from a "Shark Tank" investor. But after they had time to think about it, they changed their minds.
Undergraduate teams of minority students will compete in the Alley Scholars Shark Tank Business Plan Challenge on Saturday at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.
University of Arkansas engineer Jing Yang has received a $500,000 federal grant to further develop sensing and transmission systems for energy-harvesting, wireless sensor networks, the university said Tuesday.
Innovate Arkansas client firm Bourbon & Boots, from Little Rock entrepreneur Matt Price, has partnered with Dillard's, the department store chain based in Little Rock, to launch a new line of Southern-themed jewelry.