The Week Ahead: Women Founders, Code IT, MongoDB

August 25, 2014

It's official.

Even though Sam Houston State traveled to Eastern Washington over the weekend for a little 1-AA action, and Arkansas Baptist College opened its juco season at War Memorial with a 45-14 win over Georgia Prep Academy, college football "officially" debuts this week.

Can I get an amen? God's sport commences, and God's team opens in south Alabama against the Plainsmen Saturday at 3

In the meantime, courtesy of Startup Digest Arkansas, here's a rundown of the week ahead for events related to the Arkansas entrepreneurial/tech/startup scene:

  • The next Little Rock Women Founders Meetup is tonight (Monday) at 5:30 from the Little Rock Chamber. The focus: the Lean Canvas model. More here
  • AVC's Code IT on Tuesday will feature big data guru big data guru Tim Donar, senior big data solution strategist for Hewlett-Packard. More from AVC's Lee Watson: "Tim’s career has covered a wide array of big data technologies for storage and analytics. Tim and his team at HP have developed a stream plugin for HP Vertica. Tim will provide a demo and talk about tools for leveraging social content." Register here
  • Chris Monroe of IA client Rx Results will be at 1 Million Cups Wednesday from the Chamber. Rx is a "next-generation pharmacy risk management company." Here's a piece from Arkansas Business on Rx and its role in "health-care reform."
  • The Little Rock MongoDB User Group will meet Thursday at 5:30 from the LR Chamber. Expect pizza, networking, presentations. More here

Check out the full entrepreneurial calendar at Startup Digest Arkansas...and enjoy the official full start of football season this weekend. 


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