Tagged: arkansas

SALT Announcements: Expands U.S. Reach to 86%; Now Offering Blockchain-Backed Loans in Washington, D.C.

SALT, a U.S.-based Blockchain-Backed Loans provider for cryptocurrency holders, announced on Wednesday it has begun offering Blockchain-Backed Loans in Washington, D.C., Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Montana. The company reported that with this new expansion, it is now able to lend to 86% of the U.S.  As… Read More

FIS & The Venture Center Announces Ten Startups Selected For 2018 VC Fintech Accelerator Program

Fintech firm FIS, along with The Venture Center, announced on Thursday the ten startups that were selected for the 2018 Fintech Accelerator Program. The program, which is sponsored by FIS and the State of Arkansas, is focused on identifying and accelerating the development of early-stage fintech… Read More

The Venture Center Begins to Accept Applications for Global Fintech Accelerator 2017 Portfolio

The Venture Center announced on Thursday, in conjunction with FIS and the Governor of Arkansas’s office, it is now accepting applications for the second portfolio of its globally competitive financial technology accelerator program, VC FinTech Accelerator. According to The Venture Center, the VC FinTech Accelerator… Read More

Rapper The Game Teams Up With His Son to Launch GoFundMe Campaign For Little Rock Police Officer

This week, rapper and actor The Game, with his son Harlem, hit GoFundMe to raise $50,000 for a police officer, Tommy Norman, in Little Rock, Arkansas. The crowdfunding campaign’s description reads: “Every police interaction does not have to be a negative one and Officer Norman… Read More

God Loves Gays National Billboard Campaign Project Seeks $20,000 on YouCaring to Bring Billboards to 20 States

In an effort to end hate crimes and violence against the LGBTQ community, the “God Loves Gays National Billboard Campaign” project has been launched on YouCaring to raise $20,000 to post billboards in 20 states. Last year, the creator of the God Twitter and Facebook page… Read More

Crowdfunding Eases Cash Crunch for Arkansas Startups

The Internet is profoundly democratic, lowercase “d.” Anyone with computer access can publish a book, hawk his collection of vintage duck decoys, provide advice on holistic healing. Crowdfunding, enabled by the Internet, promises as profound a shift: Anyone can become a venture capitalist and anyone… Read More

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