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Grace Rains
Director of Operations

Jeff Standridge
Managing Director

Tiffany Henry
Rural Director


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We Drive Entrepreneurship & Economic Development In Central Arkansas.


  • Commitment to community
  • Student Focus
  • One-on-One Consulting

Commitment to Community

A robust entrepreneurial community creates jobs, delivers new products and solutions, generates tax revenue and increases the quality of life. Together, we are creating a community with access to mentors, access to capital and access to high-impact programming to catalyze entrepreneurship & economic development in Central Arkansas.

Regular Programs & Events

  • Startup Grind - about, etc
  • Ideafame Live
  • Game Changers
  • Global Entrepreneurship Week

Student events

  • Venture Competition
  • Brand Camp
  • Teen Pitch Comp


  • Maker Training
  • Adult Maker
  • Pitch Night w/ Conductor


  • Health Sciences Entrepreneurship Boot Camp
  • 10X Cyber Accelerator

The Conductor is a public-private partnership with the University of Central Arkansas and Startup Junkie Consulting driving innovation, entrepreneurship and economic empowerment in Central Arkansas.

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