Conway is home to a growing number of high growth technology start-up companies.  Much of this community, and related events can be found Downtown.  While not all activities listed here are solely or specifically for the startup community the list is maintained to help startups find community in Conway.

To follow the community in real-time, search #aridea and #startuparkansas on Twitter.

Community Activities


Geek Breakfast - A monthly event (generally the last Thursday) for folks in the Tech Community to gather around some coffee and/or breakfast and chat.  You can check out a few snapshots from events and find any updates at:  http://www.facebook.com/ConwayGeekBreakfast

Tech Drinks - Another social/networking event at Kings of Conway with a focus on tech startups and related service providers (but very welcoming to all who are interested in the Conway tech scene).  Please stay tuned for possible time/day change in 2013, in 2012 this event was at 5:30pm on the Third Thursday of the month.  

Refresh ConwayNot currently active, but may be back soon.

Founder's Lunch - a new monthly event in 2013 for startup founders. More info coming soon.

The Conway startup community is supported by the Startup Arkansas initiative. Follow @StartupArkansas
Startups, please register at StartupArkansas.com

Companies


(please help make the list - add your startup and any relavent info)

PrivacyStar - call blocking, lookup, caller ID and more for smartphones

Rock-Pond Solutions - reporting software for home infusion networks

Pathagility - lab reporting software for pathology labs

CardioID - SaaS for holistic approach to health

Refurrl - sell items to your friends and let friends earn a refurrl fee

Tradeomics - One on one bartering. Negotiate with real people and trade items.

Passenger Baggage Xpress - tracking solution for airline luggage

Boeckmann Decoys - robotic game decoys for hunting

Conferences/Events


Made by Few - Annual; http://www.madebyfew.com/

Barcamp - Annual, "unconference"

pyArkansas - annual Python user conference

Resources & Websites


StartUp Arkansas - an affiliate of StartUp America and good resource for information and events: http://www.startuparkansas.com/

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