Business Development

Business Resource Directory

Explore the plethora of resources our state offers with this extensive directory of programs and incentives as well as service organizations and facilities available here in our state for building business and economy.

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ABQid is a 12-week business accelerator program. Read More

ACCION New Mexico

ACCION is a nonprofit organization that provides entrepreneurs with tools to start, operate, and grow businesses. They also increase access to business credit, make loans, and provide training to help entrepreneurs build thriving businesses. Read More

Altira Group

Altira Group makes investments in growth equity stage companies that develop and commercialize energy technologies related to oil and gas exploration and production as well as those that provide any related services. Read More


AngelList is an equity-based crowdfunding platform. Read More

Arch Venture Partners

ARCH Venture Partners is a seed and early stage venture capital firm that specializes in life science, physical science, and information technology companies. Read More

Arrowhead Center

Arrowhead Center is a comprehensive location of various resources for entrepreneurs and a New Mexico state certified business incubator. Read More

Center for Leadership in Technology Commercialization

CLTC at New Mexico Tech a program designed to encourage and support entrepreneurship and technology commercialization. Read More


CircleUp is an equity-based crowdfunding platform. Read More

Coronado Ventures Forum

Coronado Ventures Forum is an organization that focuses on educating investors and entrepreneurs and providing a space for them to network and connect. Read More

Cottonwood Technology Fund

Cottonwood Technology Fund is a seed and pre-seed stage technology commercialization fund. Read More

Creative Startups

Creative Startups is a 12-week virtual accelerator program for creative and cultural entrepreneurs. Read More


Crowdfunder is an equity-based crowdfunding platform for small and startup businesses. Read More

Department of Workforce Solutions

The Department of Workforce solutions offers resources on hiring and employment for both employers and job seekers. Read More

EB 5 Foreign Investor Program

The foreign investor program for EB-5 State Center provides for investments through regional centers that can take advantage of a more expansive concept of job creation. Read More

Enchantment Land Certified Development Company

ELCDC is a nonprofit organization licensed by the Small Business Administration (SBA) to administer the SBA 504 Loan Program. Read More

Enterprise Center at San Juan College

The Enterprise Center at San Juan College is a business incubator that is certified by the state of New Mexico. Read More

Epic Ventures

Epic Ventures invests primarily during Series A funding in companies that have a strong founding team and a technology-based competitive advantage. Read More


FatPipe is a collaborative space that facilitates incubation and coworking. Read More

Flywheel Ventures

Flywheel Ventures is a seed- and early-stage investment firm that focuses on digital services and technologies specific to infrastructure, energy, and water. Read More

Fort Washington Capital Partners

FW Capital is a private equity firm that currently manages 7 diversified fund-of-funds and 3 secondary funds totaling $132.2 million. Read More

FUSE Makerspace

FUSE Makerspace at CNM STEMulus Center is a prototyping lab that aims to facilitate the transformation of idea to reality in an effort to contribute to the economic and educational development of the local community. Read More

High Desert Discovery District

HD3 is a nonprofit organization that works to identify and commercialize technology projects around the state. Read More

IGNITE Community Accelerator

IGNITE Community Accelerator is a 12-week program for startups that have been in business for fewer than 3 years. Read More


Indiegogo is a donation-based crowdfunding platform that is popular among nongovernmental organizations and nonprofits as well as projects. Read More

International Business Accelerator

The International Business Accelerator focuses on delivering information and helpful resources to businesses looking to export their products internationally. Read More

International Venture Fund/Invencor, Inc.

IVF makes investments in Arizona-, Hawaii-, New Mexico-, and Utah-based companies who require investment between the angel and large venture capital stage. Read More

Joseph L. Cecchi VentureLab

The Joseph L. Cecchi VentureLab's incubator is a pilot program that provides shared facilities, business services, mentoring, advice, and specialized facilities and laboratories required to support life sciences-, physical sciences-, and engineering-oriented ventures. Read More


Kickstarter is a donation-based crowdfunding platform for creative projects. Read More

Murphree Venture Partners

MVP makes investments in early-stage energy, critical infrastructure, technology-enhanced business services and waste management businesses. Read More

New Mexico Angels

New Mexico Angels is a nonprofit composed of New Mexico-based individual accredited investors who focus on early-stage investment in companies across the U.S. Read More

New Mexico Catalyst Fund

The Catalyst Fund is a $20 million fund-of-funds created to increase seed and early-stage investment in New Mexico. Read More

New Mexico Community Capital

NMCC assists high-growth New Mexico-based companies in emerging or underserved markets with investment, management, and consulting experience. Read More

New Mexico Consortium (NMC) Biological Laboratory

The NMC Biological Laboratory facilitates collaboration between disciplines and institutions in Plant Biology and Biomedical Technology and Engineering. Read More

New Mexico Manufacturing Extension Partnership

NMMEP provides technical and developmental assistance to businesses around New Mexico. Read More

New Mexico Small Business Assistance (NMSBA) Program

The NMSBA Program offers free technical assistance to businesses through access to scientists and researchers at Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories. Read More

New Mexico Small Business Development Center

The New Mexico Small Business Development Center is a partnership between the U.S. Small Business Administration, the State of New Mexico Association of Community Colleges, and the private sector to provide resources to small businesses across the state. Read More

New Mexico Start-Up Factory

The New Mexico Start-Up Factory, an initiative of the New Mexico Angels, starts with technology development, then finds people to continue it and start a company based on that technology. Read More

NMEDD Office of International Trade

The Office of International Trade within the New Mexico Economic Development Department supports job creation, retention, and expansion by assisting New Mexico companies to capitalize on opportunities in the competitive global marketplace. Read More

Psilos Group Managers, LLC

Psilos invests in healthcare companies who need funds for growth and technical development. Read More


Quelab is a makerspace that emphasizes collaboration between science, culture, art, and technology to promote creativity. Read More


Quirky is a donation-based crowdfunding platform for projects focused on product development. Read More

Richard P. Feynman Center for Innovation

The Richard P. Feynman Center for Innovation licenses technology developed at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Read More


RocketHub is a donation-based crowdfunding platform. Read More

Sandia Licensing & Technology Transfer

The Licensing & Technology Transfer Office licenses technology developed at Sandia National Laboratories. Read More

Santa Fe Business Incubator

The Santa Fe Business Incubator is a New Mexico state certified program with a Bioscience lab. Read More

SBA 7(a) Loan

SBA 7(a) loans are backed by the government and are for financing small business or franchise establishments. Read More


SCORE is a nonprofit association supported by the U.S. Small Business Association that offers mentoring, counseling, tools, and workshops to help businesses succeed. Read More

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)

The SBIR Program allows small businesses to fill out an application to qualify to participate in Federal research and development activities with the intent to commercialize. Read More

South Valley Economic Development Center

The South Valley Economic Development Center is a business and kitchen incubator that is certified by the state of New Mexico, community facility (with a commercial kitchen), and coworking space that offers several resources to entrepreneurs. Read More

Startup Weekend

Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of entrepreneurs learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures. Read More


STC.UNM is the technology transfer office created by and for the University of New Mexico. Read More

Sun Mountain Capital

Sun Mountain Capital manages fund investment, direct investment, and regional private equity investment. Investments are made based on regional factors rather than according to industry or investment stage. Read More

Taos County Economic Development Corporation

TCEDC is a community-based economic development organization that focuses on providing value-added and educational opportunities in order to sustain, protect, and nurture the regional environment. Read More

NM EDD Programs