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4 Excellent Arkansas Startup Assistance Resources

Startup Assistance Resources

Starting a small business in Arkansas can be quite a complicated process in itself what with all the planning involved, the legal obligations and requirements you need to complete, as well as overseeing the financial aspects of your business.

Resources and guides help ease these complications for you as a business owner. Take full advantage of these four recommended resources from Startup Savant.


1) Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC)

Hold a Meeting with Your Board of DirectorsThe Arkansas SBTDC is a program that assists both new and experienced entrepreneurs in all aspects of their business: creation, operation, and management.

They also work with all types of businesses in Arkansas, giving one-on-one expert consultations and Arkansas business counseling. You can also attend trainings and seminars that are affordable to expand your knowledge.


2) Startup Savant’s Free Arkansas Resources

Startup SavantStartup Savant is excited to see you succeeding while starting a business in Arkansas and we have come up with multiple guides you can use.

These guides offer different kinds of information and resources you can use. Take advantage of these guides to get your Arkansas business started free of charge.


3) Local Small Business Resource Partners

Choose the Initial DirectorsAnother one of the great resources for Arkansas entrepreneurs is

This resource provides several sources and tools for starting a business in Arkansas.

But it provides you with so much more valuable information.


4) Arkansas Grants and Incentives

Continue Learning as a Business OwnerThe state of Arkansas also has several grants and incentives available when you want to start a small business.

These programs range from financing options, community grants, to cash rebates. The state also assists you in finding the right grants and incentives for your specific type of business. You can check out the Arkansas EDC website for more information.



When you plan to start a small business in Arkansas, you might actually feel a bit intimidated along with being excited, but it’s only natural that you feel that way. You need to be practical about it though, and use as much resources as you can to make it easier on your end. Start being savvy by using the five sources provided above, and you will be well on your way to starting a successful business!

About Liesha Petrovich

Liesha is a small business owner of 20 years, host of Startup Savant, the owner of a karate dojo in Maine, and creator of Work Mobly. During free time she's with her family and working on a Doctorate in Entrepreneurship.