The Week Ahead: Gabriella Draney on Tech Startups at Clinton School
The startup week ahead is highlighted by the latest edition of the Clinton School Speaker Series, which will look at building ecosystems through tech startups.
Let's take a look:
- Pre-Flight at the Arkansas Venture Center resumes Monday at 4:30 p.m. from the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce. More info on this pre-accelerator course here.
- The weekly 1 Million Cups will roll from the Little Rock Chamber, this week from 8-9 a.m., which may make for a 2 Million Cups this time around....More info here.
- Gabriella Draney will present, "Building World-class Ecosystems with Technology Startups," as part of the Clinton School of Public Service Speaker Series Wednesday at noon from the school's Sturgis Hall in Little Rock's River Market District. Here's more: "With her vision of seeing Texas recognized as one of the top 3 innovation ecosystems in the world, Gabriella Draney will present the many different players and catalysts necessary to make that vision a reality. Building the world's leading B2B accelerator was the first step in the process. Tech Wildcatters began spinning out new programs in 2012, beginning with the international exchange globeStart, in partnership with American Airlines. In 2013, Health Wildcatters became the first healthcare focused accelerator in the southwest and is currently running its second class. This fall marks the beginning of the latest spinout, the codex, which provides professional technology training." It's free. More info here.
- On Thursday, the Little Rock Drupal Users Group will meet from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Few agency in downtown Little Rock. More here.
As always, check out Arkansas Startup Digest for a full run-down on entrepreneurial events in Arkansas.