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The Arkansas Research Alliance names the members of its 15-person Board of Trustees. // 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
The Applied Sustainability Center at the University of Arkansas announced Monday that the center has received a $549,976 grant from the Wal-Mart Foundation to create a sustainable food system that links small producers with large markets. // 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
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock and other higher education institutions in the state recently acknowledged the Arkansas Small Business Development Center's shift toward assisting high-tech and innovative businesses. // read more
A groundbreaking ceremony was held Monday for the Dynamic Fuels plant in Geismar, La., a joint venture of Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale and Syntroleum Corp. // read more
Ken Trussell, 46, started Bentonville International Group Inc. in early 2007 and has been in the technology industry for more than 20 years. // read more
Hartford, Conn., has been selected as the location for the next national SBIR conference, to be held Nov. 12-14. // read more
The Arkansas Small Business Development Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will soon sponsor the first Advanced Invention to Venture workshop in Arkansas. // read more
The Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway metropolitan statistical area ranked No. 54 among the Milken Institute's 2008 list of America's Best-Performing Cities Index. // read more
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.
The largest Arkansas-based, Arkansas-owned private companies ranked by reported or estimated revenue (in millions) for fiscal year listed.
Truman Arnold Cos. worked its way up to No. 1 for the first time in 2001 and held that position most years since then. But their subtraction from the 2013 list means Stephens Inc. is on top of Arkansas Business' list of top private firms.