Arkansas Economic Acceleration Foundation (AEAF), established in 1999, is a private, 501(c)3 non-profit corporation dedicated to education-based initiatives that promote and foster the development of innovation and entrepreneurship within Arkansas. Read more.
Recent Entrepreneurship Foundation News
2015 Youth Business Plan Competition Winners Announced Arkansas Economic Acceleration Foundation (AEAF) announced the winners of the Youth Entrepreneur Showcase (Y.E.S) for Arkansas business plan competition for grades five through eight. The winners in each category were announced at Park Plaza Mall in Little Rock on January 16.
Youth Entrepreneur Showcase Announces Top 25 Finalists The Arkansas Economic Acceleration Foundation (AEAF) announced the finalists of its 10th annual Youth Entrepreneur Showcase (Y.E.S.) for Arkansas business plan competition for students in grades five through eight. The competition included 242 teams from 35 schools across Arkansas.
242 Teams Compete in 2015 Y.E.S. for Arkansas Competition It’s an exciting year for Y.E.S. for Arkansas, with 242 teams of fifth- through eighth-graders from across the state participating in the 2015 youth business plan competition. Students from 35 elementary and middle schools in 14 counties wrote original business plans to compete for prize money and an invitation to the Y.E.S. for Arkansas Expo Day.
Winners of the Donald W. Reynolds Tri-State Competition Named The Arkansas Economic Acceleration Foundation, an affiliate of The Arkansas Capital Corporation Group, is pleased to announce BioBotic Solutions with team members from University of Arkansas and Hendrix College took second place in the Donald W. Reynolds Tri-State Award competition.
Watch the 7th Annual Tri-State Business Plan Competition Awards Dinner Live from the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas The seventh annual Tri-State Award competition will be May 22 and 23, 2014, at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas. The announcement of the winners will begin at 6:30 p.m. PST (8:30 p.m. CST) on Friday, May 23, 2014.