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Now hiring: Executive Assistant

[UPDATE: We have a new admin!] We‘re hiring an Executive Assistant! Read all about it below, orABQid Administrative Assistant Job Description. About the Position ABQid is seeking a detail-oriented administrator to join our small but mighty team as we help startups with high-growth potential create opportunities that lead to prosperity in New Mexico. This position []

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Congrats 2017 Health and Wellness Cohort Graduates!

Congratulations to our 2017 Health and Wellness Cohort Graduates! Launch Day 2017 on October 26 was a huge success as the community rallied around six startups on their road to high growth in New Mexico. HUGE shout out to the awesome advisors and mentors who gave countless hours to these awesome companies. Missed the event? []

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Apply now for the projectY Lean Startup Bootcamp in Los Alamos

We‘re excited to announce the projectY Lean Startup Bootcamp in Los Alamos! The new eight-week program will assist individuals starting a business in Northern New Mexico (in or north of Santa Fe). Thanks to generous sponsorship, the program is free for up to 10 participants. Click here to apply. The program, based on the Lean []

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Focusing on Founder Wellness

With our upcoming Health and Wellness Accelerator, ABQid is taking a proactive approach on addressing the health and wellness of our founders as well. It has become increasingly prevalent that a focus on founder wellness has been lacking in accelerators across the globe, and we want to be on the cutting edge of changing that []

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2017 Cohort Companies Announcement

Meet our 2017 Health and Wellness Cohort Companies ABQid is incredibly excited to announce our newest cohort! After months and months of planning and preparation, we are proud to introduce you to six amazing companies ready for acceleration in Albuquerque: BruxRelief: This team has developed a device and app to identify and eliminatebruxism (teeth-grinding). DopaApp: []

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Announcing the Competitors for Ski Lift Pitch 2018!

The field is set for Ski Lift Pitch 2018, and we couldn‘t be more excited to tell you about the amazing companies who will converge on Taos Ski Valley February 21-22 for an event like no other. This year we received our highest number of applicants ever for Ski Lift Pitch (the word‘s getting out []

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ABQid Ski Lift Pitch 2018 Applications Now Open!

It‘s Ski Lift Pitch Contest season! We‘re excited to announce our fourth-annual event February 21-22, 2018. Entrepreneurs and investors alike are all-too-familiar with a typical elevator pitch. We think New Mexico is known more for its elevations than its elevators. ABQid is once again teaming up with Taos Ski Valley to bring New Mexico‘s entrepreneurial []

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Meet the Grads of our Lean Startup Bootcamp!

We recently teamed up with projectY Cowork in Los Alamos to help a cohort of early-stage companies refine their customer discovery and acquisition strategies using the Lean Startup method. Six entrepreneurs successfully completed the 8-week program, giving a 9/10 score for overall value to their business. Check them out (in alphabetical order): Concert Cribs - []

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And the winner of Ski Lift Pitch 2018 is Twistle!

Yesterday marked our fourth-annual Ski Lift Pitch competition, and we‘re excited to announce that Albuquerque-based Twistle is the winner! Ski Lift Pitch Contest began in 2015 after ABQid board member, Katie Rice, came up with the idea in order to attract more investors to the state. With the support of Taos Ski Valley, the event []

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ABQid Partners with Air Force Research Labs

We‘re excited to announce a new partnership withAir Force Research Laboratory Tech Engagement Officeto develop new ways to connect the Laboratory with existing technology businesses and entrepreneurs in New Mexico. The agreement is part of AFRL‘s desire to accelerate innovation by working more effectively with the private sector, and ABQid‘s desire to help build successful []

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