Fueling Entrepreneurs and Innovators Through Education, Collaboration, and Acceleration

Find Out How We Give Startups, Entrepreneurs, and Innovators Tools for Success.


Become a Venture Center Member

The Venture Center Membership Program is designed to foster a vibrant community of tech workers, startup enthusiasts, accelerator participants, local entrepreneurs, small business owners, and business professionals.

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The Arkansas Collaborative for Technological and Innovative Venture Equality (ACTIVE) program is seeking motivated, innovative, diverse, Arkansans who own early-stage healthcare or health technology businesses and are looking for educational resources, training, and networks to turn their innovative ideas into thriving startups.  


Pitch 'N Punch

Pitch 'N Punch

Pitch ‘N Punch is a Shark Tank-inspired pitch competition designed for aspiring entrepreneurs entering grades 5th-8th to showcase their innovative business ideas or projects aimed at fostering positive change within our community. This event offers participants the opportunity to pitch their concepts to a panel of esteemed judges and a supportive audience for a chance to win up to $350 in cash prizes!

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Take the Leap Into the Startup Journey

The Venture Center is the place where the technology and entrepreneurial communities come together to learn and connect, empowering each other to take the leap into the start-up journey. Get involved today! Sign up for our next education and networking events.

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Corporate Support Through Sponsorship/Donation: Why Is It Critical?

Entrepreneur support organizations like The Venture Center play a crucial role in fostering innovation, driving economic growth, and creating job opportunities.

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About The Venture Center

The Venture Center is an entrepreneur support organization that helps startups become viable, high-growth businesses. By leveraging the expertise of a world-class team of mentors, intensive programming, and introductions to the investor community, The VC serves as an engine for economic growth in Central Arkansas and beyond.

The Venture Center is the home of the award-winning FIS Fintech Accelerator. Get involved with us! Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date on all the happenings.

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