The Department of Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Venture Innovation will offer bachelor's,
master's, and doctoral programs for students who want to be tomorrow’s business, community,
and academic innovators. Faculty in the program discover and disseminate knowledge
through their research, supporting Arkansas, economic development and the academic
We can all talk about various methods to develop our business plans or test the market acceptance for a new product idea, but how about we spend a little time in the weeds going over some stuff that startup founders should really be thinking about and doing?
A new program is being developed at the U of A that will train and support regional entrepreneurs focused on outdoor recreation-oriented hospitality, service and experience businesses, as well as outdoor industry product design and development start-ups.
The marketplace has evolved in the past decade or so to provide an increasingly large lane for those who want to pursue their own passions as solopreneurs, innovate in existing organizations, or launch and build new businesses.