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Episode 209: The Land of Opportunity: Taryn Mead & Matthew A. Myers on Northwest Arkansas’ Outdoor Entrepreneurial Culture

About the Show:

Taryn Mead is an assistant teaching professor for the Strategy, Entrepreneurship, and Venture Innovation (SEVI) Program at the University of Arkansas. Matthew A. Myers is the program manager for the Masters of Science in Product Innovation program.

Two inspiring individuals, Taryn Mead, and Matthew A. Myers had a chance to share their story of how they are enabling a burgeoning entrepreneurial culture in Northwest Arkansas through the University of Arkansas’ Strategy, Entrepreneurship, and Venture Innovation Program. Through the program, students can gain specialized knowledge on outdoor entrepreneurship, product innovation, and Web 3.0, giving them the tools to create a unique and sustainable brand that will impact the outdoor industry. 

With their passion and enthusiasm, Taryn and Matthew allow the next generation to take advantage of this opportunity and make a lasting impact.

In this episode, you will learn the following:

1. The burgeoning entrepreneurial culture of Northwest Arkansas and the opportunities for outdoor entrepreneurs.

2. The University of Arkansas’s Strategy, Entrepreneurship, and Venture Innovation Program (SEVI) and the benefits of specialized education to go deep into a subject.

3. The potential for Bio Design and Web 3.0 to revolutionize the outdoor industry and democratize information.

All this and more on this episode of I am Northwest Arkansas.

Important Links and Mentions on the Show*

Email Matthew A. Myers

Email Taryn Mead

Website for Walton College of Business

Taryn Mead on LinkedIn

Matthew A. Myers on LinkedIn

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