Coworking Spaces

Accelerators & Incubators

Capital

Mentorship

Maker Spaces

Research

Other

Coworking Spaces & Wifi Spots

There are many ways to exchange fresh ideas and share collaborative spaces with fellow bright, creative founders. From community spaces with free Wifi to coworking spaces with flexible options and meeting rooms, take a tour of the region’s offerings.

Coworking Opportunities & Wifi Spots

Cast Co + Work + Space
Bentonville
The Exchange
Bentonville
Gallery on Fourth
Bentonville
Grit Studios
Bentonville
The Holler
Bentonville
WeWork
Coming Soon
Kennedy Coffee Roasters Wifi Spot
Bentonville
NWA Workplaces
Bentonville
Onyx Coffee Lab Wifi Spot
Bentonville
Pressroom Wifi Spot
Bentonville
Regus - Beau Terre
Bentonville
Arsaga’s at the Depot Wifi Spot
Fayetteville
Brewer Family Entrepreneurship Hub
Fayetteville
Centerspace
Fayetteville
Anchor
Coming Soon
Fayetteville Public Library Wifi Spot
Fayetteville
Guisinger Music House
Fayetteville
Jammin Java Wifi Spot
Fayetteville
Mama Carmen’s Espresso Cafe Wifi Spot
Fayetteville
Onyx Coffee Lab Wifi Spot
Fayetteville
Puritan Coffee & Beer Wifi Spot
Fayetteville
Hark & Herald Collaborative Space
Rogers
Onyx Coffee Lab (Coming Soon) Wifi Spot
Rogers
Rogers Public Library Wifi Spot
Rogers
The Cafe on Broadway Wifi Spot
Siloam Springs
Pour Jon’s Wifi Spot
Siloam Springs
Siloam Springs Public Library Wifi Spot
Siloam Springs
City Administration Building Wifi Spot
Springdale
The Jones Center Wifi Spot
Springdale
Luther George Park Wifi Spot
Springdale
Murphy Park Wifi Spot
Springdale
Onyx Coffee Wifi Spot
Springdale
Randall Tyson Sports Complex Wifi Spot
Springdale
Shiloh Museum Wifi Spot
Springdale
Shiloh Square Wifi Spot
Springdale
Springdale Public Library Wifi Spot
Springdale

Accelerators and Incubators

Entrepreneurs and their ventures move faster with the help of accelerator and incubator programs that provide connections to the human, relational and financial capital resources they need to operate successful businesses.

Accelerators and Incubators

Fuel Accelerator
Bentonville
Grit Studios
Bentonville
i2iLabs
Bentonville
Endeavor
Bentonville
Plug and Play
Bentonville
Design Solution Challenge
Fayetteville
VIC Technology Development
Fayetteville
BioVentures
Little Rock
Delta I-Fund
Little Rock
Innovate Arkansas
Little Rock

Capital

From non-dilutive business loans and federal grants to angel investment groups and private equity firms, Northwest Arkansas offers a variety of funding vehicles for startups.

Capital

Fulcrum Equity Partners
Atlanta
Noro-Moseley Partners
Atlanta
TechOperators
Atlanta
New Road Capital Partners
Bentonville
RZC Investments
Bentonville
Cadron Capital Partners
Conway
Five Elms Capital
Kansas City
ADFA Co-Investment Fund
Little Rock
Arkansas Economic Development Commission Quick-Action Closing Fund
Little Rock
Arkansas Risk Capital Matching Fund
Little Rock
Delta I-Fund Iberia Bank Investments
Little Rock
Diamond State Ventures
Little Rock
Fund for Arkansas’ Future
Little Rock
Memphis Biomed Ventures
Memphis
Petra Capital Partners
Nashville
SSM Venture Partners
Memphis
Meritus Ventures
Oak Ridge
Dozier Capital Partners
Rogers
Hunt Ventures
Rogers
Prolog Ventures
St. Louis

Loans and Grants

I-Corps
Austin
Arkansas Small Business Development Center
Fayetteville
Forge Community Loan Fund
Huntsville
Arkansas Small Business Innovation Research Matching Grant
Little Rock
Arkansas Capital
Northwest Arkansas
Arvest Bank
Northwest Arkansas
Delta I-Fund
Little Rock
Small Business Administration, Arkansas District Office
Little Rock
Technology Transfer Assistance Grant Program (TTAG)
Little Rock
Bank OZK
Northwest Arkansas
Chambers Bank
Northwest Arkansas
First National Bank of NWA
Northwest Arkansas
Iberia Bank
Northwest Arkansas
Legacy National Bank
Northwest Arkansas
Priority Bank
Northwest Arkansas
Signature Bank of Arkansas
Northwest Arkansas
Simmons Bank
Northwest Arkansas
United Bank
Northwest Arkansas
PayPal
San Jose
Small Business Innovation Research Funding (Phase I, II, III)
Washington, D.C.

Mentorship

Peer-to-peer, one-on-one and cohort mentorship within programmatic frameworks helps entrepreneurs gain feedback, expertise and insights when starting, growing and scaling their businesses.

Mentorship

BioVentures Life Sciences Business Incubator
Little Rock
Brewer Family Entrepreneurship Hub
Fayetteville
Conductor
Conway
Dean’s Roundtable for Entrepreneurs and Market-Makers (DREAM) Board, U of A Sam M. Walton College of Business
Fayetteville
Elevate Performance
Northwest Arkansas
The Exchange
Bentonville
GENESIS Technology Incubator
Fayetteville
Grit Studios
Bentonville
Innovate Arkansas
Little Rock
Milestone Leadership
Siloam Springs
Startup Junkie
Fayetteville
Vistage Northwest Arkansas
Northwest Arkansas
Venture Noire
Bentonville

Maker Spaces

Digital and physical makerspaces with on-site professional expertise, multifunctional textile and arts studios, as well as collaborative workspaces with shared equipment for rapid prototyping and testing, provide innovation centers for creators, makers, tinkerers, inventors and entrepreneurs at any skill level.

Maker Spaces

Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub at Winrock International
North Little Rock
The Art Experience
Fayetteville
Art Ventures NWA
Fayetteville
Community Creative Center at Walton Arts Center’s Nadine Baum Studios
Fayetteville
Hillfolk Studio
Bentonville
McMillon Innovation Studio
Fayetteville
The Momentary (Coming Soon)
Bentonville
NWA FabLab
Fayetteville
The Scott Family Amazeum
Bentonville
The Station
Springdale
Rogers Experimental House
Rogers

Research

Intellectual property and commercialization outputs have unlimited potential, given the region’s outstanding volume of research facilities and innovation grants, as well as the state’s bold commitment to economic development.

Research

Agricultural Experiment Station
Fayetteville
Arkansas Agricultural Research and Extension Center
Fayetteville
Arkansas Archaeological Survey
Fayetteville
Arkansas Center for Space and Planetary Sciences
Fayetteville
Arkansas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Center
Fayetteville
Arkansas High Performance Computing Center
Fayetteville
Arkanas NSF EPSCoR
Little Rock
Arkansas Research Alliance
Conway
Arkansas Research Center
Conway
Arkansas Research and Technology Park
Fayetteville
Arkansas Small Business Development Center
Fayetteville
Arkansas Water Resources Center
Fayetteville
Bessie Boehm Moore Center for Economic Education
Fayetteville
Blockchain Center of Excellence
Fayetteville
Brightwater: A Center for the Study of Food
Bentonville
Cato Springs Research Center
Fayetteville
Center for Communication and Media Research
Fayetteville
Center for Business and Economic Research
Fayetteville
Center for Arkansas and Regional Studies
Fayetteville
Center for Children and Youth
Fayetteville
Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies
Fayetteville
Center for Excellence in Logistics and Distribution
Fayetteville
Center for Executive Education
Fayetteville
Center for Mathematics and Education
Fayetteville
Center for Information Security and Reliability
Fayetteville
Center for Protein and Structure
Fayetteville
Center for Social Research
Fayetteville
Center for Retailing Excellence
Fayetteville
Center for Statistical Research and Consulting
Fayetteville
Center for the Utilization of Rehabilitation Resources for Education, Networking, Training and Services
Fayetteville
Center of Excellence for Poultry Science
Fayetteville
Chemical Hazards Research Center
Fayetteville
The Community and Family Institute
Fayetteville
David and Barbara Pryor Center for Arkansas Oral and Visual History
Fayetteville
Diane D. Blair Center of Southern Politics and Society
Fayetteville
Garrison Financial Institute
Fayetteville
Garvan Woodland Gardens
Fayetteville
High Density Electronics Center
Fayetteville
Human Performance Laboratory
Fayetteville
Information Technology Research Institute
Fayetteville
Institute for Nanoscience and Engineering
Fayetteville
International Center for the Study of Early Asian and Middle Eastern Musics
Fayetteville
International Studies
Fayetteville
Jean Tyson Child Development Study Center
Fayetteville
King Fahd Center for Middle East Studies
Fayetteville
Mack-Blackwell National Rural Transportation Study Center
Fayetteville
National Agricultural Law Center
Fayetteville
National Center for Reliable Electric Power Transmission
Fayetteville
National Office of Research, Measurement, and Evaluation Systems
Fayetteville
Office for Studies on Aging
Fayetteville
Ozark Integrated Circuits
Fayetteville
Speech and Hearing Clinic
Fayetteville
Statewide Mass Spectrometry Facility
Fayetteville
Supply Chain Management Research Center
Fayetteville
Terrorism Research Center
Fayetteville
Tyson Center for Faith and Spirituality in the Workplace
Fayetteville
UofA Community Design Center
Fayetteville

Chambers of Commerce

Our members range from mom-and-pop shops to leading industry associations and large corporations. They all share one thing—they count on the Chamber to be their voice in Northwest Arkansas.

Chambers of Commerce

Greater Bentonville Area
Fayetteville
Lowell/Rogers
Siloam Springs
Springdale

Other

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