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ABQid welcomes Harold Lavender

We are excited to announce that Harold Lavender has joined the ABQid team! Harold will be working to expand what ABQid can do for the community and build awareness of our startup accelerator. As a well known lawyer, businessman, and State Investment Council member, Harold will be a key asset in helping ABQid accomplish its []

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ABQid at TechDay Los Angeles

Last month on September 22nd, ABQid represented New Mexico at Tech Day in Los Angeles! Tech day is an amazing opportunity to connect and network with over 10,000 investors, early adopters, community partners and journalists in the LA Startup scene. Over 300 startups attended including some of our portfolio companies: Bee the Swarm, SportXast, Innobright []

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Need help with your NSF SBIR or STTR application? We can help!

The Small Business Innovation Research program exists to encourage businesses to undergo federal RDthat has commercialization potential. In other words, if your business is applicable, you can apply for funding! We want Albuquerquestartups to get that funding and we can help. Funded by our SBA Growth Accelerator Fund Grant,ABQid is hosting office hours with SBIR []

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Congratulations to Honeymoon Brewery!

Honeymoon Brewery, an SFid cohort company, is a top finalist in the Miller Lite Tap the Future competition! Tap the Future is a pitch competition focused on companies revolutionizing the brewing industry. Honeymoon Brewery was a semi-finalist on July 19th at the Hobby Center in Houston and won the grand prize of 20,000. Guest judge []

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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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2017 Ski Lift Pitch Contestants

ABQid is excited to announce this year‘s contestants at our 3rd annual Ski Lift Pitch competition in Taos, NM! After evaluating the many applications, these 12 startups rose to the top. The competing startups are: CivNet Albuquerque, NM. An online network to connect with like-minded individuals, find opportunities to get involved, and organize to []

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Demo Day 2016

ABQid would like to congratulate our 2016 cohort for their achievement and thank everyone in the community who attended our 2016 Demo Day! It was a thrilling success. We are incredibly proud of our cohort companies (Metapipe, Inde Beats, Dear Dr. Dora, Wusk, and Bee the Swarm) as they have put in a tremendous amount []

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ABQid Companies Winning Big

Our portfolio companies have been cleaning up at recent pitch competitions! First, Innobright Technologies took home the grand prize at Rise of the Rest in October. AOL founder Steve Case invested 100,000 in Innobright which was a huge win for them, ABQid, and the entire City of Albuquerque! Second, Metapipe took home the top award []

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2017 Health and Wellness Accelerator Program

ABQid is incredibly excited to announce our upcoming 2017 Health and Wellness Accelerator Program! After our initial unveiling during 1 Million Cups at FatPipe, our new direction has been met with encouragement and approval. There have also been some questions regarding our strategy of utilizing themed cohorts, namely why Health and Wellness? We love answering []

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