The Innovate Arkansas Web site is a comprehensive resource for new and existing technology and knowledge-based businesses. It includes multiple databases of resources, from capital funding entities to individuals with technological expertise, a variety of helpful links and a calendar of events. It is also a source for trend stories, features and a blog that focus on entrepreneurs and innovative ideas being developed and marketed throughout Arkansas.
Fresh off a new round of federal SunShot Initiative funding and a $1.2 million round of equity capital, Fayetteville's Picasolar will spend the next 10 to 12 months scaling its solar cells to meet the industry standard.
Trent Atwood's Civik enables elected officials to use targeted questions, based on ZIP code or demographics, to survey constituents on specific issues.
Students from eStem Public Charter High School in downtown Little Rock spent Friday morning pitching startup ideas designed to innovate the current educational model.
Cameron Smith, whose efforts to place women on corporate boards of directors was the subject of a front-page story last week, says it's not always easy persuading denizens of New York and Silicon Valley to move to Vendorville, the Bentonville-Rogers-Springdale-Fayetteville metroplex that's home to 1,390 suppliers to Wal-Mart Stores Inc.