Northwest Arkansas Businesses Join Forces to Promote Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Wal-Mart, JB Hunt, and Tyson Foods announced on Tuesday, May 14th, that they have teamed up together to jointly support innovation and entrepreneurship in a unique partnership with Plug and Play, an accelerator program based in Silicon Valley, CA. The focus of the effort the three companies in Northwest Arkansas will be in transportation and logistics, but will offer opportunities for other industry fields supported by Plug and Play.

Plug and Play helps entrepreneurs and start ups seeking to provide new or disruptive products and services in a wide array of business fields, including FinTech, InsureTech, Internet of Things (IOT), Brand and Retail, Mobility, Health, Supply Chain and Logistics, Food and Beverage, New Materials, Travel and Hospitality, Smart Cities and Buildings, Cyber Security, Real Estate and Construction, and more.

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