March 2021 Startup Digest

Founders, Mentors,   We are getting into the flow of training. Founders are signing up for membership and pairing up with mentors in coaching relationships. Last month, we had a very successful workshop with mentor John Bell on agile startup marketing. We are slowly updating the language on our website to better reflect that we are […]

Staying Close to Customers Workshop

Staying Close to Customers from Start to Scale  The notion of ‘staying close to customers’ is not as simple as it sounds. While physical proximity to customers can be helpful, the real objective is to understand your customers and their pains, motivations, context, etc. Staying close to your customers pre-launch requires interacting with and learning […]

Agile Branding & Marketing Workshop for Startups

Agile Branding & Marketing for Startups: A new way to define your brand, create and execute a marketing program that’s right-sized for your B2B, B2C or B2whatever business. This session prepares you for a digital-first program that can help you at all stages of a startup – product and service development, customer acquisition, growing customer value […]

February 2021 Startup Digest

Founders, Mentors,   We are off to a great start in 2021. Many startups joining the online community to connect with the mentor network and other founders in and around New Mexico. Last month’s Startup Office Hours were largest yet and applications to the NM Investor Roundtable were plentiful thanks to our growing partnership with the […]

Six Companies Selected for February 12 NM Investor Roundtable

The NM Investor Roundtable is an opportunity for startups to connect with angel investors for advice on how they can grow their ventures in New Mexico. On February 12, 6 companies will meet with 20+ investors to seek advice and build relationships that will help grow their companies in and beyond New Mexico.  Fishki Provisions […]

January 2021 – ActivateNM Startup Digest

Founders, Mentors,   Happy New Year to you all. Looking forward to collaborating and growing the startup ecosystem this year. CNM Ingenuity (the org that manages ActivateNM) lining up new speaker series, regular training workshops, partnering on the next NM Investor Roundtable, monthly office hours, and info sessions.  We are also working on updating some of […]

Entrepreneur Mindset Workshop – Jan 2021

How to create an entrepreneurial mindset for a successful future When: Jan 27, 2021 10:30 AM Mountain Time (US and Canada) Where: Online via Zoom GET TICKETS HERE About the workshop In this session, you will learn various techniques to set your mind right for a new entrepreneur venture in 2021. It may be your […]

December’s #StartupRetool webinar: When is it time to sell the business?

December 10, 2020 – 11:00 am to Noon (Mountain Time) RSVP HERE In our last #StartupRetool session, we will hear from two perspectives, an investment banker and an entrepreneur, about when is it time to sell a business. There are many reasons why you might sell your business, but just because you decided you want […]

Introducing 5 Startups to the NM Startup Ecosystem (November 2020)

ActivateNM is excited to introduce 5 startups to the New Mexico startup ecosystem. They are current members of the community and are at different stages of growth. Join us Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 1MillionCups ABQ for presentations and feedback breakout rooms. November Startup Showcase STEM Boomerang – like website to connect STEM professionals […]

#StartupRetool November Event

How to build a business that you’ll be able to sell (and then sell it) November 19, 2020 – 11:00 am to Noon (Mountain Time) RSVP HERE In this session, we will learn about what it takes to build a business that is worth buying. When business owners get tired of their business, they might […]