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Minority and Women-Owned Business Partners

Arkansas Capital Corporation


Arkansas Capital Corporation is a non-profit Community Development Financial Institution, with a variety of financing options to assist small businesses and non-profits achieve their objectives.

Arkansas APEX Accelerator


The Arkansas APEX Accelerator's mission is to assist Arkansas businesses to succeed in obtaining government contracts.

Arkansas Small Business Administration


The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Arkansas District Office provides loans, loan guarantees, contracts, counseling sessions, and other forms of assistance to small businesses.

Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center


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.

Arkansas Women’s Business Center


The Arkansas Women’s Business Center provides training and technical assistance, access to capital services and counseling for existing and future Arkansas women business owners.

Communities Unlimited


Communities Unlimited is a non-profit organization delivering small business services and helping communities become self-sufficient by focusing on emerging technology and trends in renewable energy and energy efficiency.

Conexion de Negocios



2250 W Sunset Avenuee Suite 7&8 Springdale, AR 72764.

Conexión de Negocios (CNL) aims to provide leadership, networking, and support for the success of Latino businesses by providing resources, information and education while promoting the awareness of our culture. We have four main pillars which are to promote, educate, connect and support.

Innovate Arkansas


Innovate Arkansas works with new, technology-based entrepreneurs to turn inventions and high-tech concepts into viable businesses.

Office of State Procurement


The Office State Procurement’s website allows business owners to search for existing contracts or enter new contracts/amendments with the State of Arkansas.

The Venture Center


The Venture Center is focused on facilitating the grassroots growth of entrepreneurial activity in Central Arkansas through the establishment of startup acceleration, corporate innovation and technical training programs.


Minority and Women-Owned Business Resources