Guidance

The best guidance is found through connections

How will you start and grow your business? Get guidance from other entrepreneurs, subject-matter experts, startup coaches, and experienced mentors. We designed our Guidance Services to match your business stage and encourage life-enhancing connections. Start here and prepare to grow!

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Getting Started

How do you turn your idea into a business? Start by learning the fundamentals from our self-guided curriculum.

Our curriculum walks you through the Lean Startup Methodology – a principled method to efficiently minimize uncertainty and discover your idea’s path to success. You will rapidly develop the most critical elements for startup success, including customer discovery, early adopter, problem, solution, unique value proposition, and more. You will utilize tools such as Lean Canvas and Traction Roadmap.

When you have completed your self-guided curriculum, then our Certified Idea Coaches will guide you through validating your idea and developing it into a solid plan for business.

Contact us to start the self-guided curriculum.

Drop-in Mentoring

Need quick business advice? Our experienced mentors are ready to help you tackle your latest problem. Drop in for expert advice in strategy, finance, fundraising, pitching, sales, marketing, talent, and more. Perfect for any entrepreneur from idea to scale. Open to everyone.

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Workshops

Our Workshops feature a “learn by doing” approach where you will immediately apply the workshop lessons to your business. Prepare for hands-on, interactive, and engaging workshops guided by our experts. Our workshops are structured to give you the strategy, tactics, and actions for your business. Workshops cover many startup topics offered by us or one of our partners such as legal, intellectual property, marketing, strategy, pitching, customer discovery, product development, and more.

Investor Roundtables

When you’re ready for investment, our Investor Roundtables are intense sessions with six to eight investors from the New Mexico Angels and other partners. They are targeted at high-growth startups that may seek investment seed capital. They are an opportunity to socialize your business with investors, seek their guidance, and demonstrate your entrepreneurial potential to prepare to pitch to investors.

To be eligible for an Investor Roundtable, you must apply and be approved our mentors.

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Mentorship

A Mentor’s hindsight can be your foresight. They have been where you are. Leverage a Mentor’s vast experience to hone your skills, guide your path, amplify your strengths, and counter your faults.

How Mentorship Works

Qualified entrepreneurs are matched with one to three mentors who provide advice and critical experience to your company. You will meet regularly for intense reviews of your business such as your strategy, plans, and progress as you discover your customer, validate your hypotheses, develop your product, and grow your business.

Getting the Most from Mentorship

Our Mentors are volunteers who donate their valuable time because they believe supporting the next generation of great business leaders is the key to a vibrant economy. Be a good mentee by preparing for meetings, listening attentively, and building trust.

How to Sign Up for Mentorship

To prepare and qualify for mentorship, contact us to schedule an evaluation and onboarding.

Mentorship is available to our Build Members. Contact us if you need financial assistance to offset membership costs.

Interested in Becoming a Mentor?

We are always looking for experienced mentors seeking to give back and help a young company grow. Please contact us.

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