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UALR's Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center will host events in 15 cities across the state later this month to help aspiring and active entrepreneurs get their businesses and mark the Ninth Annual Arkansas Entrepreneur Week. // read more
The Arkansas Research Alliance names the members of its 15-person Board of Trustees. // read more
Diamond State Ventures II will invest between $75 million and $90 million in the next five years. // read more
Lenders and the U.S. Small Business Administration made 303 unique 7(a) loans in Arkansas during its fiscal 2008, which ended Sept. 30. // read more
The state's official Web portal, Arkansas.gov, recently was named among the top 10 state sites for the fourth time in six years by the Center for Digital Government's Best of the Web competition. // read more
The state's congressional delegation announced this week that the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center will receive a $93,405 grant through the U.S. Small Business Administration's Veterans Assistance and Services Program. // read more
A week from today Josh Quittner, editor-at-large for Time Magazine, will be the featured speaker at the 2008 Arkansas Venture Forum Conference, organizers announced recently. // read more
A coalition of economic development, energy and environmental leaders on Tuesday announced the formation of Progress Arkansas, a group charged with the task of building consensus and broad support for economic, energy and environmental policies. // read more
Southern Business & Development magazine's summer 2008 issue places the Little Rock area at the top of its list of "Hot Markets in a Cold Economy." // read more
Keith Henkel's Insight Ecosystems is looking to provide to small and mid-sized banks the same services as larger financial services providers at a more affordable price. // read more
Welspun Tubular of Little Rock, Alliance Rubber of Hot Springs, Tyson Foods of Springdale and Conway Machine were the four Arkansas companies recognized Wednesday at the 2013 Governor's Award for Excellence in Global Trade.
University of Arkansas startup HomeDx won the elevator pitch portion and finished second overall in the graduate-level division of the 2013 Donald W. Reynolds Tri-State Governor's Cup business-plan competition Tuesday in Las Vegas.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville is making a push to sell more U.S.-made goods and part of that effort includes promoting products made in Arkansas.
Northwest Technical Institute in Springdale has more prospective students than spots in its diesel and truck technology program. A future expansion in lab space could help the school, located in an area known nationally for its diesel tech jobs.