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Veteran-Owned Small Business Accelerator

Veteran-Owned Small Businesses Accelerator by The Venture Center in Partnership with the SBA.

Are you a Veteran-owned small business looking to elevate your entrepreneurial journey? Join our 12-week accelerator program, specifically designed to empower military veterans and spouses with the skills and resources needed to succeed in the business world. In partnership with the Small Business Administration (SBA), we offer opportunities tailored for Veteran-owned small business owners.

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FIS Fintech Accelerator

2023 FIS Fintech Accelerator

FIS is the world’s largest global provider dedicated to banking and payments technologies. FIS empowers the financial world with payment processing and banking solutions, including software, services and technology outsourcing. If you want to partner with or sell to financial institutions, the FIS Fintech Accelerator can get you there faster than you ever thought possible.

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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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VCWoman Achieve

VCWoman Achieve is a statewide mentorship program bringing Arkansas’s women entrepreneurs the opportunity to develop life-changing relationships to drive professional growth.

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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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