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

Entrepreneurs Innovation

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. As a non-profit organization, we rely on grants, program fees, membership fees, and corporate donations in the form of sponsorships to sustain our mission. Read More

Posted on: May 20, 2024
We’re having a full-circle moment: Why bringing back membership is a big deal for The Venture Center and the entrepreneurs it’s helping

Entrepreneurs Mentorship

We’re having a full-circle moment: Why bringing back membership is a big deal for The Venture Center and the entrepreneurs it’s helping

The Venture Center is no stranger to the floundering entrepreneur. We’ve seen them, we’ve helped them, we ARE them! Over the years, our goal has remained steadfast: to empower entrepreneurs by creating a supportive community engaged in economic development and innovation. Read More

Posted on: May 10, 2024
Investing in Your A-Players

Entrepreneurs Guests

Investing in Your A-Players

Do you have A-Players on your team? What’s your plan for retaining them? Your A-Players come to work everyday and pour themselves into advancing your vision for the business. They deserve a similar investment from you in their hopes, dreams, goals and ambitions. Read More

Posted on: May 6, 2024
The Venture Center’s newest mentorship program makes history for Asian American and Pacific Islander entrepreneurs in Arkansas

AAPI Achieve

The Venture Center’s newest mentorship program makes history for Asian American and Pacific Islander entrepreneurs in Arkansas

Josh Nguyen is the co-founder of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Achieve, a new and innovative Arkansas mentorship program produced by The Venture Center. The program connects emerging AAPI entrepreneurs (mentees) with experienced professionals (mentors), and is built on the heels of The Venture Center's thriving VCWoman Achieve program, which has helped grow more than 50 women-owned businesses statewide. Read More

Posted on: May 3, 2024
Buying Dental/Vision Insurance for Your Small Business | 10 Key Questions to Ask 

Entrepreneurs Health

Buying Dental/Vision Insurance for Your Small Business | 10 Key Questions to Ask 

So you’re a small business owner and you’re ready to take the next step to attract and keep top talent: You want to add dental and vision coverage to your employee benefits package. Congratulations. Read More

Posted on: March 31, 2024
Celebrating Women Beyond Women’s History Month

Entrepreneurs VCWomanAchieve Mentor Spotlight

Celebrating Women Beyond Women’s History Month

For Arkansas business owners Samantha Stewart and Sarah Heer, investing in the success of the women in their lives isn’t just a March trend, or a 10-photo carousel post on Instagram for International Women’s Day.  Read More

Posted on: March 19, 2024