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 Launches Arkansas Business Navigator Project to Help Entrepreneurs from Underrepresented and Underserved Communities

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC), based at UA Little Rock, has launched a new program to help entrepreneurs and small business owners in minority, rural, and other underserved communities across Arkansas.  Continue reading “ASBTDC Launches Arkansas Business Navigator Project to Help Entrepreneurs from Underrepresented and Underserved Communities”

Employees at the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center small business owners in Arkansas. Photo by Ben Krain.

ASBTDC Launches Free Summer Series to Prepare Small Companies to Compete for Federal SBIR Funding

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC), based at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, is offering a free summer series designed to help small businesses win federal funding for research and development of innovative technologies with the potential for commercialization.  Continue reading “ASBTDC Launches Free Summer Series to Prepare Small Companies to Compete for Federal SBIR Funding”

Gwen Green

Green Appointed to National Marketing Committee for Small Business Development Centers

Gwen Green, marketing and communications manager for the UA Little Rock-based Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC), has been appointed to the Marketing and Communications Committee for America’s SBDC national network. Continue reading “Green Appointed to National Marketing Committee for Small Business Development Centers”

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

4 States Collaborate on National Science Foundation SBIR/STTR Proposal Lab Virtual Accelerator

Arkansas is part of the new Four-State FAST Collaborative formed to help small companies compete for National Science Foundation seed funding for innovative technologies. Continue reading “4 States Collaborate on National Science Foundation SBIR/STTR Proposal Lab Virtual Accelerator”