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”

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”

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ASBTDC Receives $125,000 Grant to Assist High-Tech Entrepreneurs

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC) at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $125,000 grant to assist companies pursuing federal Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) grants and contracts. Continue reading “ASBTDC Receives $125,000 Grant to Assist High-Tech Entrepreneurs”

Laura Fine

ASBTDC’s Support Worth Millions to State’s Small Businesses

The UA Little Rock-based Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center’s assistance helped businesses add millions of dollars in sales revenues and capital investment, according to a new study of the program’s economic impact.

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ASBTDC offers small business webinars

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center has several free webinars for business owners regarding tips and ideas on how to process the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

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ASBTDC offers advice for Arkansas small businesses to cope with COVID-19

With COVID-19 impacting small businesses in the state, the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC) has stepped forward to guide small business owners in Arkansas who need assistance during the pandemic.  Continue reading “ASBTDC offers advice for Arkansas small businesses to cope with COVID-19”

ASBTDC helps small business clients get $90 million in capital funding in 2018

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC), based at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, continues to be an economic driver for the state. ASBTDC helped clients secure more than $90 million in capital funding and create 891 jobs in 2018.  Continue reading “ASBTDC helps small business clients get $90 million in capital funding in 2018”

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ASBTDC receives $200k to help Arkansas small businesses

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock-based center recently received $200,000 to support innovative small businesses.  Continue reading “ASBTDC receives $200k to help Arkansas small businesses”