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Entrepreneurial companies come in all sizes, shapes, and experience levels all with different goals. There is one thing they all have in common: The Need for Connections to relevant, timely and actionable information and resources to help them start, grow and succeed in business. Arkansas SourceLink provides information pathways to assist you in connecting to the resources, training and data that can help you succeed in business. Whether you have an idea, a growing small business, a technology start-up or you need funding to help you soar, you will find the connections here.




Latest Articles from the Arkansas SourceLink Blog

  • Creating A Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

    - The Kauffman Foundation has released their newest addition to the popular “Sketchbook” web video series. The video titled “Wizard of Fundz” features Slava Rubin, founder and chief executive of the popular crowdfunding platform, Indiegogo. Mr. Rubin discusses how to make a crowdfunding campaign successful. Read Full Story
  • Arkansas Business Incubators Video Series

    - Learn more about the Helena Entrepreneur Center from in-depth video interview with incubator employees and tenants, as well as the chancellor of Phillips County Community College. The video is part of a “What’s Happening in Arkansas’s Business Incubators?” video series that aims to provide a glimpse into what each incubator does in the state and how it operates day to day. Read Full Story
  • Kiva Supporting Small Businesses

    - In 2011, Kiva launched Kiva Zip with the intent of applying its successful model to the United States. In 2012, Kiva Zip came to Arkansas. Though Kiva Zip only recently made its way to the state of Arkansas, the impact of its presence has already been felt deeply by the state's entrepreneurial community. Kiva Zip's crowd-funded, zero-interest loans have helped to support a wide array of Arkansans looking for financial support. Read Full Story
  • Key Dates for Arkansas Student Business Plan Competitions

    - Business plan competitions are a great way to introduce concepts and practices of entrepreneurship to students. The Arkansas Economic Acceleration Foundation (AEAF), offers two different competitions for 5th-12th grade students, Youth Entrepreneur Showcase (Y.E.S.) for Arkansas and Y.E.S. 2.0. For college students, AEAF, in conjunction with the Reynolds Foundation, holds the Donald W. Reynolds Governor’s Cup and Tri-State competitions. Click here for key dates and descriptions of the competitions. Read Full Story
  • Massive Open Online Courses

    - Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have made it easy for anyone with a computer and internet connection to educate themselves on a variety of topics for free. Click for a schedule of small business and entrepreneurship classes from all over the internet. Read Full Story
  • Kauffman Foundation announces Online Educational Resource: “Kauffman Founders School”

    - Last week the Kauffman Foundation announced the opening of its free online educational resource the Kauffman Founders School. According to the Founders School website, it is an online educational resource dedicated to entrepreneurship. It gives users skills and tools they need to build their idea into something big through lectures and a rich curriculum. Read Full Story
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