The Venture Center and Little Rock Regional Chamber have opened applications for Spark!, a pre-accelerator program for central Arkansas startups.
Spark!, which is in its second year, aims to deliver mentorship, publicity and subject matter expertise to 10 startups over a virtual platform.
In addition, the selected startups’ founders will be matched with industry-specific mentors and have the opportunity to win thousands of dollars in prizes by pitching their products or services at a Pitch ‘N Pint event on Nov. 17.
To apply, click here.
The program’s selection committee will accept applications through Sept. 2, and the 10-week accelerator will run from Sept. 15 through Nov.18.
To qualify, applicants must be central Arkansas residents and full-time founders/CEO of startup companies with verifiable revenue between $25,000 and $100,000 that have been in operation for one to five years.