An alliance of Arkansas entrepreneurs seeking to build a strong Arkansas entrepreneurship / startup ecosystem. This website is meant to be a community aggregator of all things in the startup ecosystem. We encourage you to submit tech talks, panels, networking, conference and other related events and news to our site so we can help you promote and grow our startup ecosystem.

Our goal is to build a platform for a strong Arkansas entrepreneurial / startup ecosystem by:

  • Connecting Startup Entrepreneurs in Arkansas
  • Supporting  Events and Programs That Build Density
  • Accelerate Experiential Learning in Arkansas Higher Ed Curriculums & Connect Students with the Arkansas Startup Community


Startup America Partnership & Startup Weekend

The Startup America Partnership supports a national network of startup communities dedicated to advancing the success of American startups. Hundreds of passionate founders, entrepreneurial leaders, investors, mentors and executives, (Startup Champions), are working together to strengthen their local communities and help young companies grow.

Startup Weekend helps run 54-hour events all around the world where “developers, designers, marketers, product managers and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, build products and launch startups!” Find an event.

Startup America and Startup Weekend have joined together to form UP Global, a global movement of accelerating startup communities.

Arkansas’ first Startup Weekend in Little Rock – Spring 2013


Startup Weekend – Full from Eighteen Eighty on Vimeo.