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A Golden Opportunity for Supply Chain Startups

Fuel is a 16-week, collaborative program for growth-stage, supply chain-focused startups who are serving enterprise clients. Fuel’s focus is on education, mentorship, and growing business relationships with enterprise partners. BENTONVILLE, AR – A new opportunity for supply chain innovation companies opens in Northwest Arkansas. Fuel is designed to help these startups prepare to serve large[...]
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Startup Junkie is Hiring Two Interns for 2018-2019 Academic Year

Description: Startup Junkie will hire two interns for the 2018-2019 academic year. Each paid internship will have approximately 15-20 hours of work weekly, and compensation will be based on experience and effectiveness of the candidate. Our open-concept office is located in the innovation district, overlooking the Fayetteville Square. We’re a serious group of people, who don’t take[...]
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10 Free Tools to Jumpstart Your Business

You’ve likely completed your Lean Canvas. You’ve read Ash Maurya’s Running Lean. You’ve Talked to Humans. Now is the time to put your plans into action and turn planning into doing. But where do you start? You may feel like you need a website, a marketing plan, a sales strategy, a data analyst, etc. But,[...]
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It Pays to be an Arkansas Based Company

Navigating how to fund a startup venture is often one of the largest barriers to getting started in a new business. It is perhaps even more difficult when you are trying to start a company that requires extensive research and development before getting to a product or service that can be sold. The purpose of[...]
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Numbers Fib, Statistics Lie!

Numbers Fib, Statistics Lie! Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable. Mark Twain During the darkest days of the Second World War, Allied bombers were being shot down in alarming numbers. To address those losses, a study was commissioned to examine aircraft that had returned to base damaged by enemy fire. After studying where[...]
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Keeping up with K

Entrepreneurs are a rare breed, oftentimes willing to go the distance when others won’t. Staying resilient in the barricade of “no’s” they receive, entrepreneurs tough it out, knowing that quitting is not, nor ever will be, an option. We spoke with K Clarence Lawrence, and got the scoop on his entrepreneurial journey and where he[...]
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Kasim’s Comeback

Sitting with Omar Kasim at his organic cold-pressed juice bar, I got the scoop on his comeback, as well as the process of building Juice Palm in the wake of losing Con Quesos a year ago. Con Quesos had originally started out as Omar’s honors thesis, which he accelerated into a full-blown business plan. Upon[...]
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My Entrepreneurial Journey

There is no standard journey or common path to becoming an entrepreneur. Each of us has our own story and our own reason for choosing this path. The entrepreneurial path lacks “perceived” security, elements of prestige, and can be a lonely journey. However, I’ve found that the fear can be properly managed when security is[...]
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Libby Primm, RHU

This week we sat down with Libby Primm, founder of Primm Risk Solutions. Located in Springdale across from the Country Club, Libby’s office hosts less than ten employees – each of them adamantly offering us Skittles as we walked through the door. Primm Risk Solutions specializes in providing employee benefit services for employers and their[...]
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