Women to Watch at UA Little Rock: Laura Fine

In celebration of Women’s History Month, UA Little Rock is profiling women in leadership positions who are making a difference at UA Little Rock and in the community. The next Woman to Watch at UA Little Rock of 2021 is Laura Fine, state director of the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC). The state’s lead ASBTDC center is based in the UA Little Rock College of Business, Health, and Human Services.   Continue reading “Women to Watch at UA Little Rock: Laura Fine”

Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center

ASBTDC Launches Arkansas Small Business Community Navigators, Seeks Partners

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center is seeking collaborative partners from across the state to become Arkansas Small Business Community Navigators.

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ASBTDC receives $125,000 grant to provide services for 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.

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Local entrepreneurs to share stories at Startup Small Talk event downtown

Anyone considering starting a business can hear first-hand about the life of a small business owner at Startup Small Talk, a free event on May 7 at 6 p.m. at UA Little Rock Downtown, 333 President Clinton Ave. Continue reading “Local entrepreneurs to share stories at Startup Small Talk event downtown”

SBIR Road Tour

National Small Business Innovation Road Tour Coming to Little Rock to Promote $2.5B in Early-Stage Funding

The 2018 national SBIR Road Tour will stop in Little Rock April 18. Organized by the U.S. Small Business Administration, the 18-state tour is an opportunity for Arkansas entrepreneurs with next-generation ideas to connect with the largest source of early-stage funding, the Small Business Innovation Research program.  Continue reading “National Small Business Innovation Road Tour Coming to Little Rock to Promote $2.5B in Early-Stage Funding”