Into the sky

May 28, 2022

Technology

Flying Cars Coming To Bentonville

NWA Daily

Do you know where your flying car is? We do. 

  • Join the fun: UP.Partners is hosting UP.Summit 2022, a family-friendly community day at Thaden Field on Sunday, June 5, from 12-4p to look at next-generation vehicles and interactive technology demonstrations. There will be flyover presentations among other awe-inspiring activities.
  • Into the future: There will be food available for purchase from Louise, the in-house cafe, during the showcase of futuristic technology like flying cars, excavators, drones, jet packs, autonomous and electric planes, trucks, cars, and much more. 

Learn more HERE

Startups

Investment Program To Propel NWA Tech Industry

Northwest Arkansas Council

A first-of-its-kind investing program will help educate new investors and support early-stage startups in Northwest Arkansas. 

  • Neighborly support: Angel investments currently represent 90% of outside equity raised by startups after friends and family. With that in mind, Atento Capital, a Tulsa-based venture capital firm, launched 412 Angels. This program will be conducive to attracting more high net-worth individuals to invest in and contribute to the success and growth of startups in the region. 
  • Becoming global leaders: Atento Capital will partner with the Northwest Arkansas Council, the George Kaiser Family Foundation, and the Walton Family Foundation and make a significant step in the momentum of Tulsa and NWA’s collective quest to build one of the most competitive tech economies in the country. 

Learn more HERE

Music

FPL To Kick Of Concert Series

Fayetteville Public Library

The Fayetteville Public Library is kicking off its Mountain Street Stage concert series next Sunday, June 5. 

  • The series: The first performance will be the local folk band, The Sons of Otis Malone, a quartet that mixes elements of bluegrass with country music. The subsequent events will be June 12, 26, and July 3, 10, and 24
  • Listen: The Library will cap the event at 200 persons for the health and safety of the performers and the music-loving community. You will be able to live stream the concert on Facebook Live and watch it after the performance, too! 

For more information about the June 5 event, click HERE

Events

Weekend Roundup

NWA Daily

And we've made it -- Memorial Day weekend! Here are some things going on in the area:

As always, have fun, be safe, and we'll see you next week!

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