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Veteran’s Night at Flyway

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Oftentimes, because of its proximity to Thanksgiving, Veteran’s Day gets slightly overshadowed by families planning their travels, choosing the turkey, and wrapping up work projects for the holidays. But not at Arkansas Capital! We wanted to create a small event where people stop for a minute, take a breath, drink a beer, and remember our veterans. To celebrate those who have selflessly served our country, we gathered together friends, family, and strangers to meet at Flyway Brewing. The plan was to buy each veteran that walked through the door a beer as a small token of our appreciated for his or her service. But we thought why stop there? For those who haven’t served, we decided to buy them a beer, too – on one condition. They made a donation to Veteran Villages of America – a non-profit that connects veterans in need with housing and jobs.
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The Future of the Millennial Entrepreneur

While the word “millennials” often carries a negative connotation associated with social media addicts and the “Me” generation, they are actually proving quite the opposite in the small business world. A recent survey released by Sage, a global software company, states millennials – more than any other generation – desire control over their schedule, are socially conscious of those in need, and have a fierce commitment to the happiness of employees they will manage.

According to Sage, 65 percent of this generation want to start at least one business in the near future, no matter the outcome of the global economy.
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Why Veterans Make Great Entrepreneurs

Veteran's DayNovember 11 is Veteran’s Day, but at Arkansas Capital, we’re celebrating the brave men and women who have served our country all week. From our Lunch and Learn for veteran entrepreneurs later this month to our “This One’s On Us” veteran celebration at Flyway Brewing on Friday, we want to take every opportunity we can to honor those who have spent time in the armed forces. Continue reading