Posts Tagged ‘ASBTDC’

The first Arkansas Entrepreneurial & Innovation Ecosystem Summit was held Tuesday, Aug. 22, in North Little Rock at the Arkansas Municipal League. Hosted by the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, the event attracted 42  service providers, technology company leaders, and university members with key roles in supporting innovative Arkansas entrepreneurs. The purpose of the summit was […]

Skylyne Boutique Opens in Monticello

August 3rd, 2017 by Stephanie Harton

With an eye for fashion, Holly Donaldson knew Monticello needed an affordable option for women’s clothing. Her new business, Skylyne Boutique, opened on July 11. When Donaldson decided to pursue her dream, she took a friend’s advice and contacted the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. Stephanie Harton, […]

Highlights from the Arkansas SBIR Road Tour

April 20th, 2016 by Rebecca Todd

Innovative Arkansas entrepreneurs had the unique opportunity April 19 to meet directly with federal agency representatives from the Small Business Innovation Program. About 65 entrepreneurs attended the event, with several driving in from Jonesboro, Alma, Fort Smith, Fayetteville, and Russellville. The Tour Little Rock was part of the national SBIR Road Tour’s South East leg. SBA Administrator Maria […]

Small Business Center Produces Large Economic Impact

September 1st, 2015 by Gwen Green

By providing small business owners with the tools and support they need to succeed, the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center is driving economic development. Businesses assisted by the ASBTDC network increased sales 17.8 percent more than the average Arkansas business, generated $16.2 million in tax revenues, and produced jobs at a brisk rate, […]