The entrepreneurial spirit created by our bold trendsetters has made Arkansas a hub of international commerce and is launching a new generation of dealmakers. Start-up hubs like Arkansas Made, Arkansas Innovation Hub and Innovate Arkansas bridge the gap between innovation and commercialization, while accelerators like The ARK Challenge are funding and supporting new tech companies.
Through a statewide network of partners and targeted tax incentive programs, the Arkansas Economic Development Commission is committed to empowering start-ups and visionaries with open collaboration, unparalleled resources, beneficial policies and a willingness to get things done.
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A privately held group of for-profit and non-profit corporations that advocates for entrepreneurs through capital, educational and technological improvements. The AEDC partners with ACCG on the annual Donald W. Reynolds Governor's Cup and Youth Entrepreneur Showcase business plan competitions to promote entrepreneurial education and to fund new start-up businesses.
A nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing innovative and entrepreneurial activity in Arkansas by creating a collaborative ecosystem and pipelines that mobilize the resources, programs and educational opportunities necessary to develop, attract and retain talent and to build the state's economy.
The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center is a university-based economic development program that assists entrepreneurs, both new and seasoned, with every aspect of business creation, management, and operation and offers specialized services for tech-based ventures.
A program of AEDC and Winrock International that works with new, technology-based entrepreneurs to turn inventions and high-tech concepts into viable businesses, in an effort to create high-paying Arkansas jobs in the knowledge, technology and information-based industries.
The Arkansas Economic Development Commission supports several technology incubators throughout the state.
Fostering commercial investments in the development of inventions, discoveries and more from the research taking place at UAMS, the Arkansas Children's Hospital and the local VA Hospital to enhance healthcare and stimulate economic development in Arkansas.
CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS IN ARKANSAS
A comprehensive list of more than 170 companies, organized alphabetically and including contact information, employment codes and product/service provided by each.
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