Techstars Startup Weekend

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (April 18, 2023) — Over the weekend, aspiring entrepreneurs from Central Arkansas and beyond pitched their best business ideas to a panel of five judges during the Techstars Startup Weekend hosted by The Venture Center. Teams in various categories, including HealthTech, AgTech, EdTech, and community affairs, competed for first place which included a $2,500 cash prize.


 Techstars Startup Weekend

Learn how to think, work, and build like a startup in 54 thrilling hours. Techstars Startup Weekend is an exciting and immersive foray into the world of startups. Over an action-packed three days, you’ll meet the very best mentors, investors, co-founders, and sponsors to show you how to get more done faster — and, maybe even start that business.


What is Startup Weekend?

Techstars Startup Weekend is a three-day experience where aspiring entrepreneurs can experience startup life. It’s creative and collaborative educational whirlwind where anyone can develop and pitch new startup ideas. Participants will learn about:

All in a friendly and supportive team environment!

Who can participate?

Anyone can participate! Techstars Startup Weekend is open to all, and people with any level of experience (or none!) in entrepreneurship are encouraged to join in.

What kind of startup ideas should I bring?

Techstars Weekend Northwest Arkansas Focus Areas:
Techstars Weekend Central Arkansas Focus Areas:

But what is it like?

Watch to get a better idea of what participating in Startup Weekend is really like and how it works!

2023 Central Arkansas Techstars_ Startup weekend

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