Author - Sydne Tursky

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Startup Junkie is Looking Ahead to 2019

Startup Junkie plans to continue its services for entrepreneurial support in Northwest Arkansas in 2019 while expanding its program offerings and adding new events as well. “Startup Junkie always gets a lot of exciting new ventures after the start of the year,” says Haley Allgood, the executive...

December 2018 Magazine

Did You Know? Daisy Outdoor Founded In 1969

By Sydne Tursky Founded well over 100 years ago, Rogers-based Daisy Outdoor Products became a hallmark of the American shooting scene by producing iconic products like the Red Ryder BB gun, a toy made famous by the 1983 film, A Christmas Story. Daisy continues to honor its long history by...

Magazine November 2018

Business is Good: Riffraff

by Sydne Tursky At the beginning of 2009, Kirsten Blowers was a senior at the University of Arkansas, and the country was in the middle of the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. With a degree in interior design, she didn’t have high hopes of securing a job after graduation. So in...

Magazine November 2018

Business is Good: SupplyPike

by Sydne Tursky When people think of Arkansas, the first thing that comes to their mind probably isn’t technology and software innovations, but SupplyPike President Greg Kessman is ready to change that perception. SupplyPike develops and sells supply chain management software to consumer...

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1 Million Cups Empowers Arkansas Entrepreneurs

by Sydne Tursky 1 Million Cups, a nationwide organization with a chapter in Bentonville, is helping Arkansas entrepreneurs make connections and improve their business strategies. The organization began in Kansas City in 2012 as a project of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. The program is...