University of Arkansas startups HomeDx and Picasolar represent “highly scalable, investable deals,” according to IA advisor Jeff Amerine. (Despite what some Tri-State judges may think.) Amerine knows something about startup ventures. He provides his take below on the two ventures after HomeDx’s second-place Tri-State finish and Picasolar’s unexpected miss in Las Vegas. Also shut out were Arkansas undergrad representatives Catch-22 from UALR and eScout from Ouachita. Of course, just qualifying for the 2013 Donald W. Reynolds Tri-State Governor’s Cup represents a win. Literally, a win in the Arkansas Governor’s Cup at which all four startups placed in the top two on the graduate and undergraduate levels. And Picasolar, in particular, has had a pretty good 2013 run. Click here to read the full article from Innovate Arkansas.