Author - Kayla Baugh

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Starting Engine

John James, CEO of Engine, describes his company as “an e-commerce platform for growth-oriented brands who have outgrown other off-the-shelf e-commerce platforms.” James says Engine was founded in 2016, and he started the business with Jim Kane and Blake Puryear. “The three of us worked...

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Startup: Bourbon & Boots

Bourbon & Boots has been celebrating unique Southern charm since it was founded in Little Rock in 2012. Rod Ford, current CEO, says the company distributes over 1,500 handcrafted, Southern-inspired products through its brand website, and also operates a wholesale and corporate gifts...

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Startup: Metova

Tech firm Metova provides mobile application development, among other services, and has locations in Conway, Cabot and Fayetteville. Andrew Cowart, CTO of Metova, says the agency emphasizes quality — and it shows. “Metova works with companies to build applications and services that improve the...