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The Venture Center Names Tech Innovation Veteran Arthur Orduña  as Executive Director

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The Venture Center Names Tech Innovation Veteran Arthur Orduña as Executive Director

Following a national search, The Venture Center board of directors has unanimously appointed Arthur Orduña as the organization’s next executive director. He will guide and facilitate the organization’s growth, strategic direction and world-class corporate innovation and entrepreneurship programs including its award-winning fintech program.  The appointment is effective January 16, 2023.  Read More

Posted on: January 12, 2023
<strong>Equipifi Earns Audience Choice Award during FIS Fintech Accelerator Virtual Demo Day</strong>

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Equipifi Earns Audience Choice Award during FIS Fintech Accelerator Virtual Demo Day

Award presented after ten innovators virtually showcased emerging financial technologies, officially concluding the 2022 FIS Fintech Accelerator Read More

Posted on: December 20, 2022
<strong>Pitch ‘N Pint Dispenses Seed Capital and Connections for Arkansas Entrepreneurs</strong>

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Pitch ‘N Pint Dispenses Seed Capital and Connections for Arkansas Entrepreneurs

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Dec. 1, 2022) — Ten Arkansas entrepreneurs secured seed funding during Wednesday’s 2022 Pitch ‘N Pint competition, produced by The Venture Center… Read More

Posted on: December 15, 2022
Daniel Schutte Joins Arkansas Venture Center as VP of Strategic Partnerships

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Daniel Schutte Joins Arkansas Venture Center as VP of Strategic Partnerships

The Venture Center has hired Daniel Schutte as vice president of strategic partnerships. Schutte oversaw The Venture Center's fintech programs from 2018 to 2020 and served as managing director of fintech accelerator programs from 2020 to June 2022. In the newly formed role, Schutte will be responsible for building additional accelerator, corporate innovation and economic development programs in order to help maximize the impact of The Venture Center. Read More

Posted on: November 11, 2022
The Venture Center Launches National Search for Executive Director

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The Venture Center Launches National Search for Executive Director

The Venture Center, a globally recognized entrepreneurial support organization (ESO), has launched a national search for its next executive director. The position will guide and ensure organizational alignment on all fronts, including The Venture Center’s world-class fintech and entrepreneur programs, administration and strategic plan.  Read More

Posted on: November 2, 2022
Entrepreneurs Invited to Develop and Pitch Ideas During The Venture Center’s November Startup Weekend

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Entrepreneurs Invited to Develop and Pitch Ideas During The Venture Center’s November Startup Weekend

Entrepreneurs in Central Arkansas and beyond are invited to participate in Techstars Startup Weekend, a unique opportunity to develop and pitch new business ideas hosted by The Venture Center. Read More

Posted on: October 31, 2022

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