Close this search box.
Close this search box.

Business Support Organizations

Find Partners and Support on Your Business Journey

The Greater Bentonville area thrives as a hub for innovation and entrepreneurship, and many support organizations stand ready to bolster your success. Discover the diverse array of resources and networks dedicated to empowering business owners in our vibrant community.

Success Starts Here

From conception to expansion, you’ll find resources to support your growth.

Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC) - Fayetteville/Bentonville

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center at the University of Arkansas helps small businesses thrive. We provide one-on-one confidential consulting and guidance to support enterprising Arkansans in the Northwest Arkansas region. We also offer affordable workshops to help you gain the knowledge and skills that you need to succeed.


Endeavor creates a Multiplier Effect by inspiring high-growth founders to dream bigger, supporting and investing in them to scale faster and providing a platform to pay it forward — thereby compounding their individual impact.

FemHealth Founders

FemHealth Founders (FHF) empowers female founders to build and lead profitable, women-centric companies that are offering solutions to women’s health-related issues. FHF cultivates innovation, validation, mentorship and investment in women’s health and wellness solutions.

HealthTech Arkansas

HealthTech Arkansas helps to drive innovation in Arkansas health systems through accelerator programs and internal innovation programming.

Multicultural Business Xcellerator

The Multicultural Business Xcellerator (MBX) is a dynamic resource aimed at fostering diversity and innovation in the business world by providing valuable support, guidance and networking opportunities tailored to multicultural entrepreneurs and small business owners.  

Science Venture Studio

The Science Venture Studio, in collaboration with Innovate Arkansas, the Northwest Arkansas Council and the University of Arkansas Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, aims to help Arkansas science- and technology-based startups apply for non-dilutive federal funding. 

SCORE Northwest Arkansas

SCORE offers complimentary and confidential one-on-one business counseling sessions, along with empowering workshops tailored to both aspiring entrepreneurs and experienced small business owners.

SizeUp Bentonville

SizeUp Bentonville is a business intelligence and market research platform that provides detailed analysis of market trends, competition, customer demographics and more, allowing you to identify new opportunities and optimize your operations for success.

Startup Junkie

Startup Junkie supports, inspires and educates entrepreneurs and innovators by providing no-cost, one-on-one consulting; events, workshops and programs; and access to capital and talent.

World Trade Center Arkansas

The World Trade Center Arkansas secures funding for Arkansas companies through the State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) Grant provided by the United States Small Business Administration. They then award it to eligible Arkansas small businesses to fund export initiatives such as trade shows and exhibitions, inbound and outbound trade missions, consulting, website translations, marketing media and other export initiatives.

1 Million Cups - Bentonville

1 Million Cups provides a supportive, inclusive space for entrepreneurs and their communities to gather and connect, where they can work through business challenges and identify opportunities.

Startup NWA

Startup NWA provides resources, events and community for entrepreneurs and small business owners in Northwest Arkansas.

McMillon Innovation Studio

The McMillon Innovation Studio develops future leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators by cultivating their creative mindset and connecting them to opportunities to make a real-world impact.

Venture Mentoring Service

The Venture Mentoring Service (VMS) program at the University of Arkansas is a free initiative that provides innovators and entrepreneurs access to experienced mentors to accelerate and support commercialization and entrepreneurship in a scalable manner.

Want More Help Moving Forward?

Let’s connect!