Posts Tagged ‘small business’

Serial Entrepreneur Continues to Call on ATU Center

February 13th, 2018 by Ronda Hawkins

ASBTDC client Emily Young is what you might call a serial entrepreneur. After founding a graphic design business called The Brainstorm Agency in 2014, it didn’t take her long to catch the business bug. In 2016 she teamed up with her parents on her second business, a bookstore that hosts live music, open mic nights, […]

Can healthy food taste good? Not that long ago, Collin McReynolds didn’t think so. But participating in a 30-day nutrition challenge at Crossfit Align four years ago led McReynolds to change her diet and inspired her to start Crave Fuel, a prepared meal service, in 2014. “I wanted to figure out a way to make the […]

A national small business showcase Monday in the nation’s capital included an Arkansas brewery. Superior Bathhouse Brewery, located in Hot Springs National Park, was one of only 14 small businesses featured at the America’s SBDC Client Showcase and Reception for members of Congress and their staffs. The brewery, the first Arkansas business to be invited […]

Small business owners can reduce stress and avoid costly mistakes with effective tax planning and recordkeeping techniques. On Jan. 11, Neil Denman of Denman, Hamilton, & Associates, CPA, LLC will help small business owners develop an effective tax plan and recordkeeping process, using Internal Revenue Service requirements and proven industry techniques. With more than 25 […]

The U.S. Department of Energy is accepting applications until Oct. 23 for the first round of its Small Business Vouchers Pilot program. Through the voucher program, DOE will commit up to $20 million in technical and research assistance awards to help small businesses bring to life next-generation clean energy technologies. Companies may apply for and receive up […]

ASSIST Streamlines SBIR/STTR Electronic Submissions

October 7th, 2015 by Sarah Ricard

The National Institutes of Health now has an online system to help small businesses submit SBIR and STTR grant applications. ASSIST (Application Submission System & Interface for Submission Tracking) is available to help small businesses prepare, submit, and track grant applications through to NIH. ASSIST provides: Secure web-based data entry Collaboration of multiple users Pre-submission […]

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, […]