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This is the place to connect with local entrepreneurs, start up founders, idea generators, creative business thinkers, and people passionate about growing Central Arkansas' entrepreneurial community. Whether you have the beginnings of an idea, or a startup that you are looking to scale, this is the place to meet your people.

Upcoming events (5+)

Lift The Rock

The Venture Center

Doors open at 11:30am. Program begins at 12:00pm Parking is available on the street for a fee, or for $1 at the Convention Center deck located at 2nd & Main. To receive the discounted parking rate, you must bring in your ticket for a discount validation stamp. __________ About Lift the Rock Our goal is to highlight Central Arkansas resources for economic development and entrepreneurship, and connect those resources with entrepreneurs and small businesses – all over lunch! Whether you are an entrepreneur, business leader, investor, or just an interested community member, come connect and learn from our featured speakers about topics like starting a business, building strategic relationships, growth hacking, and more. About The Venture Center The Venture Center is a business-focused nonprofit with a vision to create an engine for economic growth in Central Arkansas. A best-in-class Mentorship Network along with a comprehensive Pre-Accelerator program and corporate, industry-focused Accelerator Programs leverage The Venture Center’s expertise in innovation to serve member startups, corporate partners, and the investment community. For more information, visit http://www.venturecenter.co Follow The Venture Center on Facebook (facebook.com/TheVentureCenter) and Twitter (@VentureCenter)

Lift The Rock

The Venture Center

Doors open at 11:30am. Program begins at 12:00pm Parking is available on the street for a fee, or for $1 at the Convention Center deck located at 2nd & Main. To receive the discounted parking rate, you must bring in your ticket for a discount validation stamp. __________ About Lift the Rock Our goal is to highlight Central Arkansas resources for economic development and entrepreneurship, and connect those resources with entrepreneurs and small businesses – all over lunch! Whether you are an entrepreneur, business leader, investor, or just an interested community member, come connect and learn from our featured speakers about topics like starting a business, building strategic relationships, growth hacking, and more. About The Venture Center The Venture Center is a business-focused nonprofit with a vision to create an engine for economic growth in Central Arkansas. A best-in-class Mentorship Network along with a comprehensive Pre-Accelerator program and corporate, industry-focused Accelerator Programs leverage The Venture Center’s expertise in innovation to serve member startups, corporate partners, and the investment community. For more information, visit http://www.venturecenter.co Follow The Venture Center on Facebook (facebook.com/TheVentureCenter) and Twitter (@VentureCenter)

Lift The Rock

The Venture Center

Doors open at 11:30am. Program begins at 12:00pm Parking is available on the street for a fee, or for $1 at the Convention Center deck located at 2nd & Main. To receive the discounted parking rate, you must bring in your ticket for a discount validation stamp. __________ About Lift the Rock Our goal is to highlight Central Arkansas resources for economic development and entrepreneurship, and connect those resources with entrepreneurs and small businesses – all over lunch! Whether you are an entrepreneur, business leader, investor, or just an interested community member, come connect and learn from our featured speakers about topics like starting a business, building strategic relationships, growth hacking, and more. About The Venture Center The Venture Center is a business-focused nonprofit with a vision to create an engine for economic growth in Central Arkansas. A best-in-class Mentorship Network along with a comprehensive Pre-Accelerator program and corporate, industry-focused Accelerator Programs leverage The Venture Center’s expertise in innovation to serve member startups, corporate partners, and the investment community. For more information, visit http://www.venturecenter.co Follow The Venture Center on Facebook (facebook.com/TheVentureCenter) and Twitter (@VentureCenter)

Lift The Rock

The Venture Center

Doors open at 11:30am. Program begins at 12:00pm Parking is available on the street for a fee, or for $1 at the Convention Center deck located at 2nd & Main. To receive the discounted parking rate, you must bring in your ticket for a discount validation stamp. __________ About Lift the Rock Our goal is to highlight Central Arkansas resources for economic development and entrepreneurship, and connect those resources with entrepreneurs and small businesses – all over lunch! Whether you are an entrepreneur, business leader, investor, or just an interested community member, come connect and learn from our featured speakers about topics like starting a business, building strategic relationships, growth hacking, and more. About The Venture Center The Venture Center is a business-focused nonprofit with a vision to create an engine for economic growth in Central Arkansas. A best-in-class Mentorship Network along with a comprehensive Pre-Accelerator program and corporate, industry-focused Accelerator Programs leverage The Venture Center’s expertise in innovation to serve member startups, corporate partners, and the investment community. For more information, visit http://www.venturecenter.co Follow The Venture Center on Facebook (facebook.com/TheVentureCenter) and Twitter (@VentureCenter)

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Lift The Rock

The Venture Center

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