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CAAN Investor Reception

Central Arkansas Angel Network (“CAAN”) is a nonprofit organization with the following mission: To educate individuals in Central Arkansas about how to make investments in early stage companies. To spur economic development by bringing together investors to capitalize early stage companies with the ability to grow well-paying jobs in the State of Arkansas. To help …

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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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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 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 Receives Kauffman Foundation’s 2019 Inclusion Open Grant

Grant will enable the Conductor to bring its growth program to rural Arkansans, hire Program Officers to deliver initiative in underserved areas CONWAY—The Conductor today announced that it has been awarded the 2019 Inclusion Open Grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. The Inclusion Open Grant was created by the Kauffman Foundation to find uncommon …

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Conductor Hires Director of Operations, Rural Director

Grace Rains and Tiffany Henry Join the Conductor as Director of Operations, Rural Director CONWAY—The Conductor today announced that Grace Rains and Tiffany Henry will join its leadership team as the Director of Operations and Rural Director, respectively. “The Director of Operations and the Rural Director are both pivotal additions to the Conductor team, and …

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Applications Are Now Open For Brand Camp 2019

Brand Camp: Marketing meets middle school for four fun days! CONWAY – This summer, middle school students will join the teams from Eric Rob & Isaac Advertising, the University of Central Arkansas’ University Marketing and Communications Department and the Conductor to create a campaign for the Arkansas Travelers! Brand Camp is open to incoming 5th-7th …

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