Meet our past Spark Cohorts who are growing their businesses.
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.
Please meet Sara Hurst, founder of Bella’s Kitchen + Wellness, a wellness and prepared meals service.
Meet Allicia Adams-Talbert, founder of Talbert Lawn Services, which provides landscaping services in Central Arkansas and specializes in second-chance employment opportunities for people with felony background records.
Meet Taliah Ragland, founder of Aspiring Medical Training Institute, a healthcare training site that offers certificates in certified nursing assistance, phlebotomy, and CPR.
Meet Lauren Anderson, founder of Calm + Confidence. Calm+Confidence places honey bee hives and native pollinator habitats throughout Arkansas to engage all communities in biodiversity preservation.
Meet Nicole Winstead, founder of WoofCat, an e-commerce pet treat company specializing in handcrafted, organic, limited-ingredient dog and cat treats.
Meet Dianna Donahue, founder of URBANE Magazine, an African American lifestyle publication that honors Central Arkansas’s Black culture and identity.
Meet Lendel Aikens, founder of Med Unlimited, a company that supplies mobile med stations.
Meet Dr. Kristy Carter, founder of Kristy Carter Consulting, a company that helps launch marketing campaigns.
Meet Kissa Kimble, founder of Elite Recruiting! Elite Recruiting matches Class A CDL Drivers with career tractor-trailer opportunities.
Meet Miya Blackmon, co-owner of The Little Rock Lightning! The Little Rock Lightning is a professional basketball team that focuses on providing a professional basketball experience to the Little Rock community, fans, and business partners.
Meet Whitney Gray, founder of Whit’s End! Whit’s End is a professional, KonMari certified organization service!
meet Soroya Tucker, founder of VLS Waste Solutions. VLS Waste Solutions is a valet trash service provider devoted to a seamless process that benefits our clients and environment.
Meet Ayana Baraka, founder of Edamame Films. Edamame Films produces films by and about disenfranchised communities.
Meet Tammy Iosbaker, founder of The Frame Maker. The Frame Maker is a custom framing business that helps customers create beautiful and long lasting art, memories, and family heirlooms by using quality conservation materials.
Meet Meosha Howard, founder of Infidimensional Skin. Infidimensional Skin creates skincare paths for clients to obtain the beautiful skin they deserve, focusing on beauty and wellness through waxing, skincare, and relaxation.