Stay Safe, Stay Home, Stay Engaged!
During this period of adjustment to working and learning remotely, ActivateNM powered by CNM Ingenuity is hosting a virtual learning series for startups and entrepreneurs in New Mexico. For upcoming sessions, please see our Eventbrite at http://activatenm.eventbrite.com/
Startup Real Talk Series
Startup Real Talk with HeroWear
Recorded May 29, 2020 (1 hour)
In this session, we speak with mentor Mark Harris of HeroWear about the assumptions of entrepreneurship.
Startup Real Talk with Ganymede Games
Recorded May 22, 2020 (1 hour)
In this session, we speak with Las Cruces based startup Ganymede Games to talk about the real deal challenges they are facing with COVID-19 pandemic.
Startup Real Talk with AdWallet and Electric Playhouse
Recorded May 15, 2020 (1 hour)
In this session, we speak with local startups AdWallet and Electric Playhouse to talk about the real deal challenges they are facing with COVID-19 pandemic.
Unit Economics for companies in the age of COVID
Recorded May 8, 2020 (1 hour)
In this session, mentors David King and Entrepreneur Zach Spangler give an explanation of Unit Economics as a concept and participants go through a worksheet
Future of NM Tech Startups
Stay Engaged! NM tech startups can build the solutions we need post-COVID with Mentor Dale Dekker
Recorded May 1, 2020 (1 hour)
COVID-19 is a once-a-century event, and thus hugely disruptive to numerous industries. In this session, Dale Dekker, principal at Dekker/Perich/Sabatini, as well as active angel investor, will discuss the technology disruption and opportunities resulting from the pandemic and how NM startups specifically can embrace the opportunity to provide the solutions we need in the future. He’ll share specific examples and recent conversations with experts from around the state. Don’t miss this insightful session that will spur your thinking to embrace the best opportunities on your entrepreneurial journey.
Stay Engaged! Is your Startup a Risky Business? With Mentor Rick Shor
Recorded April 24, 2020 (1 hour)
Startups! Are you really listening to your customers, team, partners, and investors? With Mentor Jennie Grau
Record April 17, 2020 (1 hour)
Crisis Funding Series
Our second learning series was on funding strategies for startups during the pandemic with Mentor TJ Cook.
Session 1: Impromptu Meeting with TJ Cook about Funding Options for New Mexican Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses
Recorded April 1, 2020 (45 mins)
In this session, Mentor TJ Cook shares resources for local startups to help during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Session 2: Startup Funding & Strategy Options during COVID-19
Recorded April 10, 2020 (1.5 hours)
In this session, TJ Cook and guests talk about some of the following:
- Analysis of federal, state, and CABQ funding options
- The state of angel and venture capital for startups during/post COVID-19
- Discussion on how to manage & pivot during COVID-19
- Discussion of potential opportunities post-COVID-19
Product Management Series
Our first learning series was on Product Management with Mentor Mark Berman. It was a three-part series about startup product management.
Session 1: The Importance of Product Management for Startups
Recorded on March 25, 2020 (1 hour)
In this session, Mark walks us through the day in the life of a product manager.
Session 2: A Deeper Dive into the Product Lifecycle
Recorded on March 27, 2020 (1.5 hours)
In this session, Mark takes a deeper dive into real-life examples of product management.
Session 3: Ask Us Anything: Your Questions on Product Management
Recorded April 3, 2020 (1 hour)
In this session, Mark takes questions from local startups and answers them.
Activate New Mexico (ActivateNM) helps tech founders build valuable businesses that are going to disrupt a particular market through big visions and innovative, transformative ideas. We love New Mexico, and we believe entrepreneur-led economic development creates opportunities that lead to prosperity. We are committed to nurturing New Mexico’s entrepreneurial community and thus, promoting prosperity in our state. Learn more about us on our About Us page.