Business Funding

Skyrocket Your Growth

Funding is important for businesses of all sizes, whether they’re raising seed funding or expanding, and all points in between. We believe in supporting businesses at every stage of their journey. Tap into local funding sources.

412 Angels

412 Angels is an angel investing network bridgingTulsa, Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas, acting as a catalyst for building a strong venture community that invests in local entrepreneurs and early-stage startups, unites the Highway 412 corridor and encourages tech entrepreneurship.

Ark Angel Alliance

Ark Angel Alliance is committed to growing the Arkansas economy by capitalizing the most promising startup companies throughout the state.

Arkansas Capital Corporation

Through its affiliates and subsidiaries, Arkansas Capital partners with commercial banks, small businesses and others from the private and public sectors to create and preserve employment opportunities and stimulate economic development in Arkansas and its bordering states.

A-Street Ventures

A-Street Ventures invests in companies and ideas that drive coherent, differentially effective and equitable solutions to transform the future of K-12 learning.

Atento Capital

Atento Capital’s Northwest Arkansas program identifies high-potential ideas and individuals and then invests the early-stage funding and human capital needed to take ventures from 0-1 and 1-10.

Blue Marlin

Blue Marlin Partners is a private equity firm focused on investments in established, profitable lower-middle-market businesses with attractive valuations, obvious growth paths and clear exit opportunities.

Cadron Capital Partners

Cadron Capital Partners believes in both the next generation of innovators and in disruptive minds across generations. They provide capital, guidance and strategic connections to enable the rapid acceleration of their portfolio companies.

Circumference Group

For over a decade, Circumference Group has successfully invested in the public and private markets utilizing its Core Value Assessment (CVA), a proprietary framework that evaluates a company’s growth and cash flow potential, as well as its organizational and operational strengths and weaknesses.

Endeavor Catalyst Fund

Endeavor Catalyst offers a unique opportunity for Endeavor to become financially self-sustaining by investing in the very entrepreneurs it supports.

FORGE Community Loan Fund

FORGE promotes community development and economic sustainability by linking investors with borrowers, urban and rural communities, consumers with producers and low-income groups with basic affordable credit.

FortySix Venture Capital

FortySix Venture Capital invests in early-stage technologies and startups, dedicated to driving lasting impact in the Tulsa and Bentonville communities.

Hivers & Strivers Capital

Hivers & Strivers Capital provides early-stage financing to ventures led by U.S. military veterans from all branches and across all industries.

Ingeborg Investments

Ingeborg focuses on direct investments in women-led, early-stage startups.

Kiva Northwest Arkansas Hub

Kiva is a non-profit crowdsourced microlending platform that expands access to capital for entrepreneurs around the world.

Natural Capital

Natural Capital generates enhanced returns through partnership investing that combines a long-term investment horizon with a deliberate focus on positive, high-quality operating cash flow.

NewRoad Capital Partners

NewRoad is an operator-led investment firm focused on smarter commerce solutions.

RZC Investments

RZC is a multi-strategy investment firm focused on deploying capital into operating businesses in the consumer, outdoor and recreation, B2B services, healthcare and fintech industries.

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, helps Arkansas science- and technology-based startups apply for non-dilutive federal funding. 

SymBiosis Capital Management

SymBiosis invests in a future where bioengineering has industrial scale and speed, and today’s barely conceivable medicines are routine.

Tyson Ventures

Tyson Ventures is the investment arm of Tyson Foods, one of the world’s largest food companies. They aim to be the strategic partner of choice for the most promising innovators working towards a better food system.

UP.Partners

UP.Partners builds and invests in technologies that help move people and goods cleaner, faster, safer and at lower cost – on the ground, in the air, on the sea and in space.

Validation Fund at Winrock International

The Validation Fund is Arkansas’ first evergreen, not-for-profit fund dedicated to deploying early-stage awards to validation-stage Arkansas startup companies.

Wabi Capital

Wabi Capital partners with businesses in navigating the world of entrepreneurship and securing strategic investments.

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