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”

Build Your Own Business by the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center

ASBTDC Series to Help Students Build Their Own Business

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC) will host a series of webinars during the fall 2023 semester designed to help students achieve their entrepreneurial ambitions. Continue reading “ASBTDC Series to Help Students Build Their Own Business”

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”

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”

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”