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Conductor & Arkansas Coding Academy partner to form Arkansas High School Hackathon

The Hackathon featured a day long coding event at the University of Central Arkansas  for area high school students to compete February 25, 2020 – Conductor and Arkansas Coding Academy formed a unique partnership to develop the Arkansas High School Hackathon, hosted last week at the University of Central Arkansas.  The day long event allowed …

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Conductor’s 2019 annual report shows continued growth

Conductor releases annual report containing a year in review for initiatives CONWAY – Expansion of footprint, services, and funding are the important themes of the 2019 annual report released today by Conductor, a public-private partnership between the University of Central Arkansas and Startup Junkie Consulting. Opening its doors just 3 years ago, the Conductor works …

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Conductor Arranges Spring Office Hours Across Central Arkansas

Current and aspiring small business owners to receive free business coaching Conway – The Conductor, a public-private partnership between the University of Central Arkansas and Startup Junkie, will continue its free office hours across central Arkansas communities in spring of 2020. These office hours consist of 30 minute, free one-on-one consultations from the Conductor team, …

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Applications Open for Fourth-Year of Award-Winning Health Sciences Entrepreneurship Boot Camp

Conductor, UAMS, BioVentures and Arkansas INBRE collaborate to host boot camp for undergraduates around the state. CONWAY—Conductor, BioVentures, UAMS, and Arkansas INBRE are collaborating for the fourth year to host a weeklong camp for undergraduate and graduate students from across the state. The camp is an intensive program that focuses on catalyzing innovative ways to …

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Global Entrepreneurship Week

Conductor to Celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week

10 million people. 35,000 events. 170+ countries. Every November. One Week. CONWAY – The Conductor is hosting Global Entrepreneurship Week programming Nov. 18-24, 2019 across Central Arkansas. The programming will include a series of workshops, speaker series, networking events, pitch competition, and hands-on STEM activities. Started by the Global Entrepreneurship Network, in partnership with the …

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Conductor Offers Free Business Coaching to Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners in Multiple Arkansas Counties

Entrepreneurs to receive free business assistance through the Conductor’s Rural Growth Initiative. CONWAY – The Conductor, a public-private partnership between the University of Central Arkansas and Startup Junkie, today announced the initial roll out of the Office Hours program, which consists of free one-on-one coaching from business and entrepreneurial leaders from the Conductor team. Meetings will …

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Q&A with Master Maker Jason Huselton of UCA Makerspace

I remember quite clearly a few years ago attending a Raspberry Pi showcase at the Arkansas Innovation Hub in North Little Rock. It was there that I listened to former Hub Master Maker Joel Gordon passionately tell me about the Maker movement. The result of this renewal for makers is the Maker Faire. The Maker …

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Conductor Announces Homecoming IdeaFame Live: Pitch Competition

CONWAY, ARK. (Oct. 8, 2019) — Conductor teams up with the University of Central Arkansas Homecoming Committee to host an IdeaFame Pitch Competition as part of UCA Homecoming Week on Thursday, October 24, 2019, at 1:40 p.m. The pitch competition encourages entrepreneurship and innovation by allowing contestants to express their ideas and win cash prizes. …

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Conductor Announces Fall 2019 Entrepreneurship Programming

Programming will include an inspirational Game Changers speaker series with influencers, a Startup Stories speaker series with local entrepreneurs, and business pitch competitions. CONWAY–The Conductor today announced the line-up for their Fall 2019 entrepreneurship programming in Central Arkansas. The programming will include an inspirational Game Changers speaker series with local influencers, a Startup Stories speaker …

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Conductor Announces New STEAM Programming for Students, Community

Programming includes coding classes, electronic invention tools, engineering with computer chips and more CONWAY—The Conductor today announced a new slate of high-tech offerings that are designed to focus on the five elements of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) education. The new offerings will create opportunities for students and the community to learn the …

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