Join the ACTIVE Program: Accelerating Healthcare Entrepreneurship in Arkansas

At BioVentures, we’re thrilled to announce the launch of an exciting new initiative aimed at empowering healthcare and health technology entrepreneurs in Arkansas—the MBDA ACTIVE Program. Supported by the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) and driven by BioVentures, this program is designed to propel early-stage businesses to new heights by providing comprehensive support, networking opportunities, and tailored resources.

Unlocking Opportunities for Socially and Economically Disadvantaged Individuals

The MBDA ACTIVE Program is committed to fostering inclusivity and diversity within the entrepreneurial ecosystem. We’re specifically targeting businesses owned by Socially and Economically Disadvantaged Individuals (SEDI) in Arkansas. By focusing on this demographic, we aim to address systemic barriers and provide a platform for underrepresented entrepreneurs to thrive.

A Pathway for Early-Stage Ventures

Whether you’re in the ideation phase or already have a fledgling startup, the MBDA ACTIVE Program is here to support you. We welcome entrepreneurs at various stages of their journey, from those with innovative ideas to those seeking to scale their operations. With a focus on early-stage ventures, we provide the guidance and resources needed to transform ideas into successful businesses.

Comprehensive Support Every Step of the Way

Participants in the MBDA ACTIVE Program can expect comprehensive support tailored to their individual needs. From business development and financial consulting to mentorship and networking opportunities, we’re dedicated to providing the tools and resources necessary for success. Our team of experienced advisors and mentors will work closely with each participant to identify areas for growth and provide targeted assistance.

Building Bridges to Success

One of the key components of the MBDA ACTIVE Program is its emphasis on building connections and fostering collaboration. Selected participants will have access to exclusive partnerships and events designed to amplify their growth and connect them with a network of investors, stakeholders, and industry experts. Through these connections, participants can leverage valuable insights and opportunities to take their ventures to the next level.

Apply Today and Shape the Future of Healthcare Entrepreneurship

Don’t miss out on this transformative opportunity to accelerate your healthcare or health technology venture. Whether you’re a visionary entrepreneur with a groundbreaking idea or a budding startup ready to scale, the MBDA ACTIVE Program is here to support you every step of the way. Apply today to join the 2024 cohort and take the next step in your entrepreneurial journey.

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Join us as we embark on this exciting journey to empower entrepreneurs, drive innovation, and shape the future of healthcare entrepreneurship in Arkansas. Together, we can unlock new opportunities and make a lasting impact on the industry.

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Stay tuned for updates and success stories from the MBDA ACTIVE Program!