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Learn About the Arkansas Fellowship

Launched in 2014, the Arkansas Fellowship is a program that brings accomplished and motivated students from Arkansas’s colleges and universities together with entrepreneurial, high-growth employers in the state. The Arkansas Fellowship offers a two-year fellowship program to a select group of gradua...

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Mentor Feature: Dina Miller, Dillard's

Meet Dina Miller, Divisional Merchandise Manager of Jewelry, Watches, Sunglasses, and Fashion Accessories at Dillard’s Inc.As a repeat host for the Arkansas Fellowship program and mentor at our second IA Network event focusing on retail startups, Dina is a strong advocate for entrepreneurs in the st...

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Team Member Feature: Jamie Fugitt

Meet Jamie Fugitt, Innovate Arkansas talent development consultant and chairman of the Arkansas Fellowship program.What makes Arkansas a great place to start and grow business?Arkansas has enough talent and resources to do world-class things, but small enough to get access to the highest levels of l...

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Mentor Feature: Spencer Jones

Meet Spencer Jones of Lineus Medical, one of our valued mentors in HealthTech.Talk Business: Fast 15, Spencer JonesArkansas Business: 20 in their 20s, Spencer Jones

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HealthTech Case Study: Angel Eye

The IA relationship with Angel Eye began with a cold call and initial meetings with its founder Dr. Curtis Lowery, in 2010 before the company was even licensed out of the UAMS system. Dr. Lowery is the top neo-natal doctor in Arkansas.Due to his familiarity with the problem, Dr. Lowery and Angl...

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Lapovations Wins Top Prize at Baylor Business Plan Competition

In Baylor University's Global New Venture Competition held February 23-24, Innovate Arkansas client Lapovations took home the top prize, winning $52,500 total. Another Arkansas company and Innovate Arkansas client, Grox, won a $5,000 prize for sustainable businesses and an honorable mention for a to...

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Become An Arkansas Fellowship Host Company

The Arkansas Fellowship provides a pipeline for Arkansas’ most dynamic, entrepreneurial companies (“Host Companies”) to employ high-performing, entrepreneurial college graduates (“Fellows”). While employed, Fellows build networks, develop professional skills, and hone their leadership throu...

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Treatsie Says Mentorship Is Baked In For Innovate Arkansas Clients

For Treatsie, being an Innovate Arkansas client means getting unadulterated advice from startup veterans. From connections and introductions to competitive insights and operational expertise, Treatsie has dipped its hand in the Innovate Arkansas cookie jar a few times and keeps coming back for more.

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For RxResults, Innovate Arkansas' Network Is Key For Strategic Growth

From the time RxResults and Innovate Arkansas started working together in 2009, when the company was in its early founding days, to today when the bond is still strong, RxResults President and CEO Tery Baskin says the Innovate Arkansas network has been the biggest benefit.

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For Red Clay, Innovate Arkansas Was An Instant Plug Into Arkansas' Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Innovate Arkansas, Red Clay co-founder Abigail Kiefer says, was immediately helpful once she became a client. And now, it's something she always has in her back pocket.