FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Ten Startup Companies Selected for 2018 VC FinTech Accelerator Program Sponsored by FIS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Ten Startup Companies Selected for 2018 VC FinTech Accelerator Program Sponsored by FIS

FIS™ (NYSE: FIS), a global leader in financial services technology, and The Venture Center have announced the 10 startup companies selected to participate in the 2018 VC FinTech Accelerator program, now in its third year.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Venture Center members report 43 percent increase in jobs created

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Venture Center members report 43 percent increase in jobs created

A six-month economic impact analysis conducted in conjunction with the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service recently found that members of The Venture Center have created an additional 192 jobs within the previous year, an increase of 43 percent, resulting in 637 total jobs created by members since The Venture Center’s founding in 2014.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Venture Center Announces Pre-Accelerator Pitch Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Venture Center Announces Pre-Accelerator Pitch Day

The Venture Center today released the date of its Pre-Accelerator Pitch Day, the showcase for companies that have successfully completed the Spring 2018 Pre-Accelerator program.

The event is open to the public and will be held at the Little Rock Tech Park on Tuesday, April 24, at 6 p.m.

COHORT NEWS: Hexanika to be featured at IBM conference

COHORT NEWS: Hexanika to be featured at IBM conference

The need for real-time view of compliance detection, reporting and risk identification requires integration with key core banking environments as well as access to the most current data. Attend Hexanika's session at Think 2018 to understand how its converged solution leverages Artificial Intelligence (AI) to automate regulatory compliance to save cost and time by up to 40%.

Mentor Spotlight: Walter Burgess, VP of Engineering and Sales at Power Technology

Mentor Spotlight: Walter Burgess, VP of Engineering and Sales at Power Technology

Today we're highlighting one of our mentors, Walter Burgess, the VP of Sales and Engineering at Power Technology. Read on to learn about the legacy of innovation that shaped Walter into who he is today, why he thinks Elon Musk might be a "master hype builder," and an important industry that is generating $100 million in the state!

FinTech Predictions for Arkansas and Financial Institutions

FinTech Predictions for Arkansas and Financial Institutions

Keep your bank at the forefront of FinTech innovation with these insights from Wayne Miller, Managing Director of the VC FinTech Accelerator. 

Diversity – A Strong Ingredient in FinTech’s Rise

Diversity – A Strong Ingredient in FinTech’s Rise

Plenty of articles stress the need for or lack of diversity in the startup world, but without specific evidence, that argument might fall flat with some audiences. Using the positive trends of our 2016 and 2017 portfolio companies, we offer several examples of success that back up the claim that diversity benefits founders of all backgrounds.