Albuquerque, NM

Incubators/Accelerators

  • New Mexico's only incubator for bioscience and life-science startups, the BioScience Center is helping grow STEM in New Mexico. 
  • Committed to identifying and developing startups, ABQ ID hosts bootcamps and accelerator programs to get local businesses off the ground.
  • The first nonprofit incubator in New Mexico, SINC is where social impact (SI) and nonprofit community (NC) combine with innovation to make great things happen.
  • A silver LEED-certified incubator, Wesst Enterprise Center is a hub for entrepreneurship and small business development in ABQ.
  • Located in CNM's STEMulus center, IGNITE Community Accelerator helps small business get the help they need to grow rapidly and effectively.
  • The Native Entrepreneur in Residence program provides an environment that maximizes the probability of business success by providing resources for Native-owned startup and existing companies.

CoWorking

  • Stop by Fatpipe Coworking Space to rent space to work on your business, collaborate with others, and connect to the ABQ community.

  • Need a quiet space to get work done or meet with a professional client? Head over to Ideas and Coffee CoWorking for a space with the perfect touch of corporate office. 

  • Modeled after the hackerspace movement, QueLab is the go-to space to make things!

People

  • The most famous man in ABQ, Stacey Sacco knows everyone and everything west of the Sandias. A professor at UNM, Sacco's monthly email list of events chronicles everything you need to see and do. 
  • A champion of healthy communities, local economic development, and all around good times, Eric Renz-Whitmore is the man to connect to if you're curious about the ABQ tech scene. Catch a wave of quality tweets over at @ewhitmore.
  • If you know a startup in ABQ, chances are Julia Jones has worked with them. A mega-personality, Jones can personally connect you to the best of Albuquerque's entrepreneurship (her twitter is a pretty great source for what's new as well).
  • We're convinced that Tamara Thorpe is the most powerful force in New Mexico. A self-proclaimed millennial mentor, she has also worked with the YWCA and TEDx. If you want something done in ABQ, Tamara can get it done or tell you who else can (and teach you how to get the most out of LinkedIn while she's at it).