Giving Guide: Startup Junkie Foundation


Startup Junkie Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that educates, inspires and supports entrepreneurs and innovators through no-cost, one-on-one consulting; events, workshops and programs; and access to capital and talent. Through removing barriers for historically underserved populations, democratizing access to entrepreneurial resources and providing strategic support to any individuals seeking to establish or grow their business, Startup Junkie Foundation’s mission is to fuel the local economy and improve lives.


• Support educational programs for aspiring and existing small business owners and assist in providing resources to the local entrepreneurial and small business community. Visit the Startup Junkie website at to learn how.

 Support the NWA Kiva Hub micro-lending program for disadvantaged borrowers. Visit the Kiva NWA website at to lend locally with as little as $25 and join the NWA Lending Team.

• Sponsor Lunch & Learn events to provide meaningful education for Northwest Arkansas’ entrepreneurs and small business owners. Showcase your business and share your expertise with the NWA community.


• Annual NWA Startup Crawl

• Networking/Workshop Events

• Pitch Competitions

1 E. Center St. #270
Fayetteville, AR 72701


Established: 2015
Employees: 11
Service Area: Northwest Arkansas

Executive Director: Caleb Talley


Calvin Smith, Chairman
Ronnie Brewer
Amy Callahan
Cynthia Sides
Dan Sanker

The 2023/2024 Arkansas Giving Guide is presented by Wright Lindsey Jennings. Click here to read a letter from our sponsors.

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