Announcing the Arkansas Goes Boom Podcast

A Behind the Scenes View into Innovative Arkansas Tech Culture

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Sep. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Innovate Arkansas, an initiative that helps scale promising Arkansas technology ventures, today officially launched the Arkansas Goes Boom Podcast, a series of personal interviews with the CEOs, tech leaders, marketers and founders who are fueling Arkansas’s thriving technology and startup culture.

Arkansas has a rich history of entrepreneurs whose businesses have shaped not only the state, but the nation and the world. A new generation of entrepreneurs is emerging from the shadows of Walmart, Tyson Foods, JB Hunt and other legendary brands famous to Arkansas. The Arkansas Goes Boom podcast is inspired by this generation of dreamers and risk takers and offers a resource for anyone in Arkansas that aspires to own their own business, currently does own their own business, or just loves a good story.
Produced by Metova for Innovate Arkansas, interview highlights include Gov. Asa Hutchinson on technology in the state; Mary Dunlap, Director of the Arkansas Coding Academy; Mike Rasmussen, CEO and founder at Eyenalyze, as well as interviews with the marketers and developers working in Arkansas’ tech sector.

To listen to Arkansas Goes Boom segments, please visit the iTunes store at:

“Our team is working with Arkansas startup businesses everyday to grow and create well-paying Arkansas jobs. This podcast series is a great way to get to know some of the businesses we help accelerate, to learn more about what Innovate Arkansas does and to understand how we might be able to help your business scale,”

— Tom Dalton, Director of Innovate Arkansas.

Arkansas Goes Boom episodes include:

Episode 13: Governor shares some insight regarding not only the Arkansas economy, but also the successes Arkansas is having in technology and entrepreneurship.

Episode 12: Mary Dunlap, Program Director of The Arkansas Coding Academy – a partnership between UCA and tech firm Metova. The program aims to produce more computer programmers and tech support for private business.

Episode 10: Andreas Can, iOS developer at Metova. Andreas has worked with leading companies creating world class mobile apps.

Episode 2: Bogdan Constantin and Justin Delaney of Menguin – a new company that eliminates the hassles of renting a tuxedo or a suit.

SOURCE Innovate Arkansas