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Refer a Startup to ICBA ThinkTECH

Accelerate the innovation process from anywhere in the world.

Strengthening existing relationships and developing new ones is all part of the process for the ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator. Know a great startup company with potential to impact community banks? Refer them to the ICBA ThinkTECH Accelerator 2.0 by filling out the form below.

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Your Name
Referral Name *
Referral Name
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I applaud what the ThinkTECH Accelerator does to mold and shape these early stage companies to assist them in developing successful products and companies. It’s a real difference-maker for ICBA and community bank innovation.
— Jack Hartings, PEOPLE'S BANK
 

Plan Your Visit

Discuss innovation with the industry’s leading creators and entrepreneurs.

By engaging in our accelerator programs, you equip your team, customers and prospects with the tools to keep pace with disruptive technologies. Hosting your team or client at the VC will provide a unique innovation experience while helping shape the financial technology solutions of the future. With thousands of early-stage fintech companies in the market, we help eliminate the noise by evaluating hundreds of applications annually and present promising companies with next-generation solutions.

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*Detail the financial institution you're affiliated with.
*Share prospective date/time information to the VC for accommodations and recommendations.
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What to Expect

 

Every year, The Venture Center hosts over 200 financial institutions from all over the nation to explore the innovative solutions presented by portfolio companies participating in our accelerator programs. Don’t miss the unique opportunity to engage with the most cutting edge solutions for your customers. Here’s what you can expect when participating in our program.

Sample financial institution Schedule

8:00 AM

Meet at The Venture Center for Program Overview

8:30 AM

Group Session & Discussion

9:00 AM

Begin 1:1 Meetings with Companies (30 minutes visiting with each company)

12:00 PM

Lunch

12:30 PM

Continue 1:1 Meetings with Companies (30 minutes visiting with each company)

3:30 PM

Debrief with The Venture Center leadership

4:00 PM

Depart leadership

Travel

Easily accessible from the Bill + Hillary Clinton National Airport, The Venture Center is located in the heart of the creative corridor in downtown Little Rock off of Main Street and is an easy 8-10 minute drive via Uber or car rental. Our logistics coordinator will be happy to assist in making reservations for transportation upon confirmation of your scheduled visit.


Hotel

While there are numerous hotel accommodations in downtown Little Rock within walking distance of The Venture Center our top picks are Courtyard Little Rock Downtown , Hilton Garden Inn , or the historic Capital Hotel have great accommodations.


Eats

Although we advise waiting to schedule lunches or dinners after coordinating with our team as there might be special events that could enhance your experience, here are a few of our favorite downtown dining recommendations.

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Visit for Some Innovation Inspiration.

The Venture Center is located in the heart of Little Rock’s creative corridor at the Little Rock Technology Park, the junction of science, knowledge, data, research, technology and investment.

417 Main Street, 6th Floor

Little Rock, AR 72201

Open Elevator Policy

Our doors are open Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. Appointments aren’t necessary.

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