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We build our businesses together

Why join ActivateNM?

We are an active community of entrepreneurs and mentors in New Mexico. We are peers helping peers to start companies, vet ideas, build products, close sales, hire teams, and seek investors. We focus on growing your venture and your capacity as a founder within a community of practice.

What you can expect by being a participant in ActivateNM:

  • Entrepreneur education 
  • Engagement with other Startup Founders, Mentors, and Investors in New Mexico
  • Online community platform to connect and collaborate
  • Free Monthly Startup Office Hours with experienced Mentors
  • Startup workshops with Subject-Matter Experts
  • Invitations to private business events and pitch competitions
  • Legal and Prototyping assistance
  • Access to over $1 Million in perks/discounts including Amazon Web Services, Microsoft for Startups, and Hubspot to name a few

Our Membership Program

We take entrepreneurs through a tiered process. We start by educating them on how to move their business forward and product development. As the entrepreneur develops a specific market for their product they get access to more resources to further their idea. For companies that have this determined, we have resources for scaling and further business sustainment.

  • Community Member

  • $0month

  • Office Hours
  • Skill-focused workshops
  • Pre-Accelerator platform
  • 30 minutes of 1:1 introduction
  • Open registration for events
  • Startup educational platform
  • Other educational resources
  • Group and Member Meetings
  • 60 Minutes of 1:1 consultation
  • 1:1 Mentor from our networks
  • Access to Global Accelerator Network (GAN) and perks
  • Meeting Space as available
  • Pitch Presentations
  • 3:1 Mentor Team
  • Prototyping Assistance (up to $1,000 with CNM)
  • Legal Consultation from Blackgarden Law (up to 8 hours/year)
  • Intake and Education

  • $0month

  • Office Hours
  • Skill-focused workshops
  • Pre-Accelerator platform
  • 30 minutes of 1:1 introduction
  • Open registration for events
  • Startup educational platform
  • Other educational resources
  • Group and Member Meetings
  • 60 Minutes of 1:1 consultation
  • 1:1 Mentor from our networks
  • Access to Global Accelerator Network (GAN) and perks
  • Meeting Space as available
  • Pitch Presentations
  • 3:1 Mentor Team
  • Prototyping Assistance (up to $1,000 with CNM)
  • Legal Consultation from Blackgarden Law (up to 8 hours/year)
  • Ideation

  • $20month

  • Office Hours
  • Skill-focused workshops
  • Pre-Accelerator platform
  • 30 minutes of 1:1 introduction
  • Open registration for events
  • Startup educational platform
  • Other educational resources
  • Group and Member Meetings
  • 60 Minutes of 1:1 consultation
  • 1:1 Mentor from our networks
  • Access to Global Accelerator Network (GAN) and perks
  • Meeting Space as available
  • Pitch Presentations
  • 3:1 Mentor Team
  • Prototyping Assistance (up to $1,000 with CNM)
  • Legal Consultation from Blackgarden Law (up to 8 hours/year)
  • MVP and Scaling

  • $100month

  • Office Hours
  • Skill-focused workshops
  • Pre-Accelerator platform
  • 30 minutes of 1:1 introduction
  • Open registration for events
  • Startup educational platform
  • Other educational resources
  • Group and Member Meetings
  • 60 Minutes of 1:1 consultation
  • 1:1 Mentor from our networks
  • Access to Global Accelerator Network (GAN) and perks
  • Meeting Space as available
  • Pitch Presentations
  • 3:1 Mentor Team
  • Prototyping Assistance (up to $1,000 with CNM)
  • Legal Consultation from Blackgarden Law (up to 8 hours/year)

 Just getting started and need Financial Assistance? 

We have you covered! Financial Assistance is currently available for Memberships. Fill out the application and indicate that you are seeking assistance.

FAQ

Community membership is free. Membership is between $20/month and $100/month depending on stage of business development. For month-to-month, your credit card will be charged automatically each month until cancelled. Ask about financial assistance.

You get additional startup coaching and facilitated mentor and resource introductions that can be helpful for startups looking for guidance and accountability. There are also other perks such as included legal, marketing, and sales consultation.

You need to have at least a startup idea, growth goals, and be willing to pivot as you learn from peers and mentors. Membership is about being an active participant meaning we are looking to see your venture grow and participate in activities regularly. Not designed for passive membership.

Please complete our Membership form. Once received, we will reach out to you within ~48 business hours.