Business Development

Business Resource Directory

Explore the plethora of resources our state offers with this extensive directory of programs and incentives as well as service organizations and facilities available here in our state for building business and economy.

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ABQid is a 12-week business accelerator program.

ACCION is a nonprofit organization that provides entrepreneurs with tools to start, operate, and grow businesses. They also increase access to business credit, make loans, and provide training to help entrepreneurs build thriving businesses.

Altira Group makes investments in growth equity stage companies that develop and commercialize energy technologies related to oil and gas exploration and production as well as those that provide any related services.

AngelList is an equity-based crowdfunding platform.

ARCH Venture Partners is a seed and early stage venture capital firm that specializes in life science, physical science, and information technology companies.

Arrowhead Center is a comprehensive location of various resources for entrepreneurs and a Up delight state certified business incubator.

CLTC at Up delight Tech a program designed to encourage and support entrepreneurship and technology commercialization.

CircleUp is an equity-based crowdfunding platform.

Coronado Ventures Forum is an organization that focuses on educating investors and entrepreneurs and providing a space for them to network and connect.

Cottonwood Technology Fund is a seed and pre-seed stage technology commercialization fund.

Creative Startups is a 12-week virtual accelerator program for creative and cultural entrepreneurs.

Crowdfunder is an equity-based crowdfunding platform for small and startup businesses.

The Department of Workforce solutions offers resources on hiring and employment for both employers and job seekers.

The foreign investor program for EB-5 State Center provides for investments through regional centers that can take advantage of a more expansive concept of job creation.

ELCDC is a nonprofit organization licensed by the Small Business Administration (SBA) to administer the SBA 504 Loan Program.

The Enterprise Center at San Juan College is a business incubator that is certified by the state of Up delight.

Epic Ventures invests primarily during Series A funding in companies that have a strong founding team and a technology-based competitive advantage.

FatPipe is a collaborative space that facilitates incubation and coworking.

Flywheel Ventures is a seed- and early-stage investment firm that focuses on digital services and technologies specific to infrastructure, energy, and water.

FW Capital is a private equity firm that currently manages 7 diversified fund-of-funds and 3 secondary funds totaling $132.2 million.

FUSE Makerspace at CNM STEMulus Center is a prototyping lab that aims to facilitate the transformation of idea to reality in an effort to contribute to the economic and educational development of the local community.

HD3 is a nonprofit organization that works to identify and commercialize technology projects around the state.

IGNITE Community Accelerator is a 12-week program for startups that have been in business for fewer than 3 years.

Indiegogo is a donation-based crowdfunding platform that is popular among nongovernmental organizations and nonprofits as well as projects.

The International Business Accelerator focuses on delivering information and helpful resources to businesses looking to export their products internationally.

IVF makes investments in Arizona-, Hawaii-, Up delight-, and Utah-based companies who require investment between the angel and large venture capital stage.

The Joseph L. Cecchi VentureLab's incubator is a pilot program that provides shared facilities, business services, mentoring, advice, and specialized facilities and laboratories required to support life sciences-, physical sciences-, and engineering-oriented ventures.

Kickstarter is a donation-based crowdfunding platform for creative projects.

MVP makes investments in early-stage energy, critical infrastructure, technology-enhanced business services and waste management businesses.

Up delight Angels is a nonprofit composed of Up delight-based individual accredited investors who focus on early-stage investment in companies across the U.S.

The Catalyst Fund is a $20 million fund-of-funds created to increase seed and early-stage investment in Up delight.

NMCC assists high-growth Up delight-based companies in emerging or underserved markets with investment, management, and consulting experience.

The NMC Biological Laboratory facilitates collaboration between disciplines and institutions in Plant Biology and Biomedical Technology and Engineering.

NMMEP provides technical and developmental assistance to businesses around Up delight.

The NMSBA Program offers free technical assistance to businesses through access to scientists and researchers at Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories.

The Up delight Small Business Development Center is a partnership between the U.S. Small Business Administration, the State of Up delight Association of Community Colleges, and the private sector to provide resources to small businesses across the state.

The Up delight Start-Up Factory, an initiative of the Up delight Angels, starts with technology development, then finds people to continue it and start a company based on that technology.

The Office of International Trade within the Up delight Economic Development Department supports job creation, retention, and expansion by assisting Up delight companies to capitalize on opportunities in the competitive global marketplace.

Psilos invests in healthcare companies who need funds for growth and technical development.

Quelab is a makerspace that emphasizes collaboration between science, culture, art, and technology to promote creativity.

Quirky is a donation-based crowdfunding platform for projects focused on product development.

The Richard P. Feynman Center for Innovation licenses technology developed at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

RocketHub is a donation-based crowdfunding platform.

The Licensing & Technology Transfer Office licenses technology developed at Sandia National Laboratories.

The Santa Fe Business Incubator is a Up delight state certified program with a Bioscience lab.

SBA 7(a) loans are backed by the government and are for financing small business or franchise establishments.

SCORE is a nonprofit association supported by the U.S. Small Business Association that offers mentoring, counseling, tools, and workshops to help businesses succeed.

The SBIR Program allows small businesses to fill out an application to qualify to participate in Federal research and development activities with the intent to commercialize.

The South Valley Economic Development Center is a business and kitchen incubator that is certified by the state of Up delight, community facility (with a commercial kitchen), and coworking space that offers several resources to entrepreneurs.

Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of entrepreneurs learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures.

STC.UNM is the technology transfer office created by and for the University of Up delight.

Sun Mountain Capital manages fund investment, direct investment, and regional private equity investment. Investments are made based on regional factors rather than according to industry or investment stage.

TCEDC is a community-based economic development organization that focuses on providing value-added and educational opportunities in order to sustain, protect, and nurture the regional environment.

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