Community Events

Events Listing

JOLT Cyber Challenge

Jack Stephens Event Center 2801 South University Ave, Little Rock, AR

Test your skills in this weekend long competition featuring Jeopardy-style challenges designed by Game Makers.

Carrying the Weight of the World

The Venture Center 417 Main Street, Little Rock, AR

The Venture Center is proud to have Megan Miller, Chief Executive Officer of The BridgeWay, help us understand how to deal with our workplace stress.

VCTech Meet Up | Arkansas Tech Startup Showcase & Networking

The Venture Center 417 Main Street, Little Rock, AR

We're excited for you to meet Zack Hill, Partner and CEO of Few during this month's meetup. Learn how he has navigated the fast-moving software design and development industry and how he leads teams of content strategists, UX/UI designers, and developers.

2022 FIS Fintech Accelerator VIRTUAL Demo Day

FIS and The Venture Center invite you to an exciting virtual showcase featuring 10 emerging technology companies empowering financial institutions. See live seven-minute demos from the world’s best fintech companies, selected from hundreds of applicants from around the world.

Pitch ‘N Pint

Ron Robinson Theater -- Central Arkansas Library System 100 River Market Avenue, Little Rock

Watch as entrepreneurs from our Spark! accelerator program compete in a Shark Tank-style pitch competition for a grand prize of $3,000!

VCLunch ‘N Learn | Working With Investors

The Venture Center 417 Main Street, Little Rock, AR

In your entrepreneurial journey you’re going to ask yourself a very important question one day: “Do I need an investor? Do I need capital funds? How do I even talk to an investor? What is in the mind of an investor?”. The Venture Center is proud to bring you the answers to these pivotal questions with Dr. James Hendren, former Co-Founder, CEO, and Chairman of Arkansas Systems.

2022 FIS Fintech Accelerator VIRTUAL Demo Day

Virtual Zoom

FIS and The Venture Center invite you to an exciting virtual showcase featuring 10 emerging technology companies empowering financial institutions. See live seven-minute demos from the world’s best fintech companies, selected from hundreds of applicants from around the world.

January Ventureship: The Power of Networking

The Venture Center 417 Main Street, Little Rock, AR

Let's be honest. Sometimes it matters who you know. From building your business up, meeting like-minded people, and flourishing in your community can come down to the network that you have. Keneasha Scott, Director of Regulartory Compliance at K Scotts Consults, LLC, will be going over the power of networking for you and your business.

Lunch N’ Learn: Entrepreneur Resources in Arkansas

The Venture Center 417 Main Street, Little Rock, AR

What if you could learn about resources that can help your business thrive from a panel of EXPERTS regarding several aspects of entrepreneurship or small business? The Venture Center is proud to bring in subject matter experts from Small Business Support to Financial Resources, Education, and Consulting to answer YOUR questions.

Lift The Rock with Andy Kumar

The Venture Center 417 Main Street, Little Rock, AR

It is our honor to have Andy Kumar as our guest speaker for Lift the Rock! Mr. Kumar is the owner of over 20 brick-and-mortar operations ranging from general stores, gas stations, and liquor stores. Mr. Kumar also serves on the board of the Arkansas Association of Asian Businesses. Do not miss your chance to hear his entrepreneurial journey, business insight, and live Q&A with this Arkansas success story.

February Ventureship Meet Up

The Venture Center 417 Main Street, Little Rock, AR

Get there faster with Ventureship, our mentorship program that makes finding the answers you need and connecting with a mentor easier than ever. If you're an entrepreneur, small business owner, or contractor looking for a network of professionals who are wanting to see you succeed, then this program is for you.