The America’s Seed Fund 2024 Road Tour is coming to Arkansas April 2 as part of a national tour that will connect entrepreneurs working on advanced technology to the country’s largest source of early-stage funding.

America’s Seed Fund Road Tour Coming to Little Rock

The America’s Seed Fund 2024 Road Tour is coming to Arkansas April 2 as part of a national tour that will connect entrepreneurs working on advanced technology to the country’s largest source of early-stage funding. Continue reading “America’s Seed Fund Road Tour Coming to Little Rock”

ASBTDC employees meet with a client to discuss their business plan.

Online Events Invite Arkansas Innovators to Explore Seed Funding Opportunities

Arkansas entrepreneurs and small companies can learn how to tap into early-stage research and development funding available through America’s Seed Fund this month. Continue reading “Online Events Invite Arkansas Innovators to Explore Seed Funding Opportunities”

Members of the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center discuss upcoming programs to help small business owners in Arkansas. Photo by Ben Krain.

Want to Start a Business? ASBTDC Announces Dates for Startup Crash Course

Aspiring business owners have several opportunities this fall to attend the Startup Crash Course offered by UA Little Rock’s Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center. Continue reading “Want to Start a Business? ASBTDC Announces Dates for Startup Crash Course”

The panel discussion and networking event is Thursday, July 13, from 6-7:30 p.m. at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Multicultural Center.

Women Empowering Women Series Comes to UA Little Rock

Overcoming challenges to succeed in the business world will be the theme of “Women Empowering Women: Breaking Down Barriers.” The panel discussion and networking event is Thursday, July 13, from 6-7:30 p.m. at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Multicultural Center. Continue reading “Women Empowering Women Series Comes to UA Little Rock”

Arkansas Couple Turns Love of Thrifting into Successful Small Business

At the start of 2019, Ray and Tristen Price were a thriving 20-something married couple living in Little Rock, both pursuing graduate degrees to further their careers. Continue reading “Arkansas Couple Turns Love of Thrifting into Successful Small Business”

Tania Martinez Chavez, a member of the Arkansas Business Navigator Project team at ASBTDC, is helping small businesses address and overcome some of the systemic challenges that face entrepreneurs from underrepresented communities.

ASBTDC’s Arkansas Business Navigator Program Partners with Conexion de Negocios Latinos to Support State’s Latino Entrepreneurs

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center is proud to announce a new partnership with Conexion de Negocios Latinos, a Springdale-based non-profit organization that focuses on supporting Latino businesses in Arkansas. Continue reading “ASBTDC’s Arkansas Business Navigator Program Partners with Conexion de Negocios Latinos to Support State’s Latino Entrepreneurs”

State Director Laura Fine leads a team meeting at the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center at UA Little Rock. Photo by Ben Krain.

ASBTDC Reaches Historic Milestone by Infusing More Than $100 Million into Arkansas’s Economy in 2022

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC), whose lead center is based at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, set a record by helping the state’s small business owners and entrepreneurs infuse nearly $102 million into the state’s economy during 2022.  Continue reading “ASBTDC Reaches Historic Milestone by Infusing More Than $100 Million into Arkansas’s Economy in 2022”

New Mini-Conference Will Help Businesses Up Their Game on Social Media

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center and Arkansas Business Navigator will offer “Got Social?,” a new learning event for businesses and entrepreneurs, Nov. 3. Continue reading “New Mini-Conference Will Help Businesses Up Their Game on Social Media”