Spark! is a 10-week small business accelerator brought to you by The Venture Center and the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce. This accelerator is designed to help Central, AR entrepreneurs scale their business. The program uses education, collaboration, connection, and exposure to best-in-class resources as the basis for helping entrepreneurs grow. Participants who are selected for this program will experience learning through mentorship, expert led workshops, networking, and more.
Kathleen Lawson, Founder, Sprinkles and Spice
Cheryl Humphrey, Founder, Candy Butta
Bo Dillon, Founder, Builder Bid
Will Tidwell, Founder, SpeakUPZee, L.L.C.
Kenitra Jones, Founder, Kenitra’s Travel
Mariah Brown, LPC, Founder, The Vision Project
Marisa Cahill, Founder, Cahill Exterior Design
Please meet Kathleen Lawson, founder of Sprinkles & Spice, a North Little Rock-based bakery.
Please meet Marisa Cahill, founder of Cahill Exterior Design, a property renovation company.
Please meet Mariah Brown, founder of The Vision Project, a mental health service.
Please meet Kenitra Jones, founder of Kenitra's Travels, a full-service travel agency.
Please meet Will Zee' Tidwell, founder of Speak Up Zee, a hybrid company that focuses on social impact, communications, media, and business consulting.
Please meet Bo Dillon, founder of BuilderBid, a construction technology startup that provides home builders & contractors with modern tools to quote jobs faster.
Turn your idea into a viable business.
Compete to win cash and connections.
Global Entrepreneurship Week removes barriers and welcomes all.
Grow cybersecurity skills and make connections.
Spark growth through mentorships and access to resources.
Join the student collective preparing for entrepreneurship.