Activate New Mexico does not offer capital investment or take equity for participation in the startup accelerator. We focus on providing resources and training to help accelerate and grow startups to investment.
If you are a startup looking for investment in New Mexico, we recommend reaching out to some of the following:
- ABQid Fund
- Arrowhead Innovation Fund
- Cottonwood Technology Fund
- New Mexico Angels
- NMA Ventures
- Sun Mountain Capital
- Tramway Venture Partners
We have partnered with hundreds of organizations to collaborate on growing the startup ecosystem in New Mexico. These are organizations with a passion to serve entrepreneurs and help them grow their companies.
We have a large network of mentors who are successful business leaders in New Mexico. ActivateNM cohort companies have access to an extensive network of professional mentors. Mentors volunteer their time to facilitate workshops, mentor companies 1-on-1, and share their business knowledge to help make progress towards key growth milestones.
We hire local technical talent to work with you on your startup. The technical residents can work with you a variety of projects including but not limited to building websites, branding, content marketing, sales automation, and technical documentation. ActivateNM cohort companies have access to this network of tech talent.
Additional Programs and Resources
New Mexico Small Business Assistance Program (NMSBA): https://www.nmsbaprogram.org/
Contact Julia Wise: firstname.lastname@example.org
Regional Development Corp (RDC): https://www.rdcnm.org/programs
Contact Carla Rachkowski: email@example.com
New Mexico Partnership about possible relocating business expenses: https://nmpartnership.com/
Contact Tim Nitti: (505) 338-1462
New Mexico Tech Council: https://nmtechcouncil.org/
NM FAST Program (Applying for SBIR/STTRs): https://arrowheadcenter.nmsu.edu/program/nm-fast/
Contact Dana Catron: firstname.lastname@example.org
NMEDD Toolbox Resources: https://gonm.biz/uploads/documents/ToolboxFullWeb.pdf