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2008 Economic Gardening Gathering in Steamboat:

2008 Economic Gardening Gathering in Steamboat:



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  • Ideas, resources, and solutions
    • Supports Northern New Mexico entrepreneurs
    • Partners with and enhances existing services
    • Creates new programs that fill gaps
  • Venture Acceleration Fund Getting innovation to market faster
      • Provides up to $100K investments in regional technology start-ups
      • Six projects funded—4 have already parlayed results into equity investments
  • “ The very early money we received paid for research and development that enabled us to focus and move forward.” Acoustic Cytometry Systems
  • Springboard Propelling companies and ideas to the next level through expert coaching and in-depth examination
      • Interactive coaching and networking facilitation specifically designed for technology companies with high-growth potential
      • Six companies and 4 technologies featured
  • “ Springboard helped us rethink and refocus our marketing strategy.” Doxcelerate
  • Education & Networking Events Providing entrepreneurs with opportunities to gain business “know-how” and networks Strategic Sponsorships & Partnerships Leveraging the support of New Mexico’s top organizations and companies
  • “ NNM Connect is jumping out front by offering meaningful resources to accelerate enterprise.” New Mexico Community Capital
  • New Mexico Small Business Assistance Solving New Mexico small business challenges with Laboratory expertise and resources
      • Sharing knowledge/resources between small businesses and laboratory personnel
      • In 2007, Los Alamos and Sandia national labs assisted 238 companies valued at $2.3M
  • Outstanding Innovation: Armed Response Team “ We didn’t have to be high-tech to get cost-effective, practical assistance.” Principal Investigator: Kirk Ellard, LANL’s Integrated Physical Security Solutions Office Need: Portable system to detect intrusion and real-time assessment. Solution: Solved the economically difficult video transmission and power supply issues.
  • LINK Connecting business networks and know-how for community success
      • Provides entrepreneurs with the necessary business framework tailored to their needs
      • Directs them to a network of educational resources, entrepreneurial support services and experienced industry advice
  • Sparks Industrial Services “ LINK is causing business reactions to speed up, just as catalysts do.”
      • Network assisted with:
      • Workforce training
      • City and county permitting
      • Access to lines of credit
      • Introductions to potential customers
  • Market Intelligence Supplying entrepreneurs with timely, relevant and actionable business information
      • In-depth research for high growth clients
      • Partnerships for conducting initial in-depth assessment
      • Using low-key pilot programs for initial effort
  • More than information, it’s the help and analysis to enable businesses to make better strategic decisions. Introducing Market Intelligence
  • Challenges
      • FOCUS : Finding our target market
      • COORDINATION : Organizations, programs, cultures
      • MARKETING : The chicken and egg dilemma
      • CLIENTS : Density of entrepreneurial opportunities
      • OPTIMIZATION : Choosing the right service offering
      • SUSTAINABILITY : Community ownership