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IA Interviews: The CEO Tech Forum

David Sanders, Director of Innovate Arkansas (IA) at Winrock, interviews Mike Smith and Tim McFarland, leaders of the CEO Tech Forums for Innovate Arkansas clients. If you’re the busy leader of a dynamic organization, it’s hard to find the perfect time, environment, and people with whom to process t...

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IA Interviews: Lineus

David Sanders, Director of Innovate Arkansas (IA) at Winrock, interviews Vance Clement, CEO of Lineus Medical, and Spencer Jones, Founder and CTO of Lineus Medical. Lineus Medical is a medical device company focused on reducing IV complications for patients and providers. Their SafeBreak Vascul...

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IA Interviews: Foster Davis, BreachBits

David Sanders, Director of Innovate Arkansas (IA) at Winrock interviews J. Foster Davis, Co-Founder & COO of BreachBits. BreachBits specializes in delivering predictive cyber risk insights for business executives. Foster is an Arkansas native who served in the U.S. Navy as a cyber warfare office...

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IA Interviews: TJ Sangam, SupplyPike

David Sanders, Director of Innovate Arkansas (IA) at Winrock interviews TJ Sangam, CEO of SupplyPike. SupplyPike builds automated software to manage packaged goods stock at retailer locations and avoid deductions while identifying supply chain issues before they hit the bottom line. David and TJ tal...

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IA Interviews: Noah Asher, Vascugenix

David Sanders, Director of Innovate Arkansas (IA) at Winrock interviews Noah Asher, CEO of Vascugenix. Vascugenix is a medical device company focused on developing innovative products to improve interventional cardiovascular procedures. David and Noah talk about the success that Noah has had in Arka...

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IA Interviews: April Roy, FemPaq

David Sanders, Director of Innovate Arkansas (IA) at Winrock interviews April Roy, CEO and founder of FemPaq. FemPaq’s mission is to provide sustainable convenience to women’s health by providing a feminine emergency kit for those times when your period shows up. David and April talk about the proce...

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IA Interviews: Allyson Lewis, The 7 Minute Life

David Sanders, Director of Innovate Arkansas (IA) at Winrock interviews Allyson Lewis, CEO and founder of The 7 Minute Life. The 7 Minute Life is a time management and productivity company with a mission to help busy people reconnect with their passion & get their schedules under contr...

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SHOWING RESILIENCE IN UNPRECEDENTED TIMES

A medical device startup, with an assist from Innovate Arkansas, pivots to overcome pandemic-induced disruptionIn January of 2020, Noah Asher was feeling good. Vascugenix, the Little Rock medical device startup where he serves as CEO, had completed its fundraising. It was on track to bring its first...

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IA Interviews: Julie Allison and Josh Smith

David Sanders, Director of Innovate Arkansas (IA) at Winrock interviews Julie Allison, executive director of the Arkansas Fellowship and Josh Smith, CEO of Metova. The three discuss the Arkansas Fellowship program and the benefits for corporate partners who hire Fellows. Josh Smith speaks to the qua...

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COMBATING COVID-19 CHALLENGES WITH TELEMEDICINE TECH

Rural Arkansas healthcare system overcomes restrictions through novel Winrock-supported startupBy the time malaria swept through northeast Arkansas in 1899, the sisters of the Holy Angels Convent knew disease well. A cholera outbreak the year before had chased them from the community of Pocahontas t...