News & Announcements

By: Arkansas Business

February 19, 2024

John Brown University on Monday announced that it plans to offer an undergraduate degree in artificial intelligence beginning in the fall of 2024. . . .Only about a dozen universities in the U.S. offer a full bachelor’s degree in artificial intelligence, according to the release….

By: KNWA Fox24

February 8, 2024

13 measures were used for the report that fell into three categories: access to economic opportunities, high-tech impact and labor-market performance. The measures included factors such as job growth over the years, affordable housing and community resilience. . . .Northwest Arkansas was ranked seventh in the report, up two spots from 2023. It jumped Dallas, which fell two spots, and Pheonix…

By: University of Arkansas

January 23, 2024

A company renting high-quality, affordable outdoor gear and another with a specialized quiver for hunting are among eight startups selected for the spring 2024 cohort of the Greenhouse Outdoor Recreation Program (GORP). …

By: talkbusiness.net

January 23, 2024

The four largest Northwest Arkansas cities reported cumulative sales tax of $9.21 million in their January report. Bentonville had the best start in calendar 2024 reporting November sales tax gains of 13.53% with revenue of $2.158 million….

By: ssidecisions.com

January 23, 2024

Strategic Systems International (SSI) is thrilled to announce its partnership with Cartwheel Studio (Cartwheel)….

By: talkbusiness.net

January 22, 2024

Bentonville-based Cartwheel Startup Studio and the University of Arkansas Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (OEI) recently kicked off an accelerator to support 10 technology startups in the retail value chain….

By: talkbusiness.net

January 21, 2024

Donna Harris, a serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist, estimates that 60% of adults in the U.S. have a business idea….

By: nwaonline.com

January 11, 2024

The Bounds Accelerator, a partnership between the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville and several collaborators, will have 10 companies in its inaugural cohort, the university announced Monday….

By: uark.edu

January 11, 2024

Cartwheel Studio and the U of A Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation are welcoming the inaugural cohort of the Bounds Accelerator, an Arkansas-based emerging technology startup accelerator….

By: axios.com

January 10, 2024

Northwest Arkansas’ newest business accelerator announced its first lineup of companies this week….

By: 5newsonline.com

January 8, 2024

Coming soon to downtown Bentonville is Butter-Scotch Bakery & Bar, a high-concept bakery and, naturally, bar, with its first soft opening planned for Valentine’s Day….

By: ocolly.com

January 3, 2024

Bentonville, Arkansas, is a town that resides in the northwest corner of the state and has been home to Walmart headquarters for the last 50 years….