How Albuquerque, New Mexico Built an Entrepreneurial Movement From the Ground Up

Inc Startups

Two years ago, New Mexico had no startup accelerators. Now, its largest city is home to a number of hot new companies that are raising tens of millions in VC funding

Want to See A Renewable Tax Incentive That Works? Look to New Mexico

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Despite being a huge economic success, some poor tax planning may lead to the end of the state's renewable energy tax credit.

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New Mexico Bowl to help kick off college postseason Dec. 16

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — The New Mexico Bowl will help kick off the college postseason on Dec. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP)

Lamb, Moore lead Appalachian St past New Mexico St 37-7

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Taylor Lamb accounted for three touchdowns, Jalin Moore ran for 111 yards and a score and Appalachian State cruised to a 37-7 win over New Mexico State on Saturday LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP)

New Mexico participating in I-40 safety campaign

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — New Mexico is participating in a multi-state campaign to make travel on Interstate 40 safer over the Thanksgiving holiday period SANTA FE, N.M. (AP)

Why Accelerators Matter

47 Hats

The accelerator is Creative Startups of Albuquerque, New Mexico, this is their second annual cohort, and we’re the only software startup among the nine startups.

Uber and Lyft Feel Resistance in Southwest

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Taxi and limo operators and New Mexico claim the companies are putting riders at risk

Boulder Shouldn’t Municipalize Its Energy Utility System

Feld Thoughts

A municipal utility may be able to provide electricity that is cheaper or about as affordable as our current utility offers – or the city may waste millions of dollars trying, just as communities in Florida , California , and New Mexico have done recently. If you are a citizen who is concerned about the city’s new budget, please reach out to city council and ask them what else we could be doing with so much money.

Don't re-elect SOPA supporters on Tuesday

Nathan Hurst

As elections draw near, remember that it's not just about the President. We'll vote on a number of Congressional seats too. If you haven't take a second to get a quick read on your senator and representative, do that now. As you're considering congressional leaders, take note of who never came to their senses with regard to SOPA, the bill that was going to break the internet. For quick reference, if you're in one of these states or districts, please pay extra attention.

Things are not always as they seem

Taffy Williams

New Mexico has some amazing areas with scenic views. During a visit to New Mexico, I took the long dirt road to the ranch and stopped to see the old ranch house on the side.

2012 Valuation Survey of Angel Groups

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New York Angels. New Mexico Angels. In 2011, we noted that the pre-money valuation of pre-revenue deals funded by angel groups in Silicon Valley, Boston and New York was higher than most other regions of the country. In 2012 seven of the eight groups from California, Boston and New York were above the median of all groups. New Zealand’s life science sector startups were funded at a pre-money valuation of US$3.25, almost identical to the North American median.

Facebook Wants To Spend $60 Million On Drones So It Can Beam The Internet To People In Poorer Countries

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Titan Aerospace is a New Mexico startup founded by Max Yaney and led by CEO Vern Raburn. If Facebook acquires drone manufacturer Titan Aerospace, it could fulfill CEO Mark Zuckerberg''s dream of expanding Internet access throughout the world.

4 Secrets for Winning the Toughest Negotiations

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Richardson, who is also the former governor of New Mexico and a former U.S. Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Bill Richardson has quite the reputation for brokering deals with thugs. Here''s how he does it.

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Weekend Favs February Eleven

Duct Tape Marketing

I captured this gem at a cafe on the Colorado, New Mexico border. Weekend Favs February Eleven This content from: Duct Tape Marketing. My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week.

NC man among three Air Force crew members killed in aircraft crash

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

The Air Force has released the identities of three service members killed Tuesday night in the crash of a reconnaissance and surveillance plane during a training flight in New Mexico CLOVIS, N.M. —

To Infinity and Beyond: How Entrepreneurism is Making Space Tourism Viable

YoungUpstarts

Several hundred years later, Phoenician entrepreneurs did so on the open seas, leveraging their superior nautical skill to establish profitable new trade relationships with previously unknown parts of the world – including West Africa and England.

Are You Hiding Behind Your Business Name?

YoungUpstarts

Some states, such as Alabama, Kansas, New Mexico and Tennessee for example, don’t require you to register a DBA at all. by Stan Huser, founder of SunDocumentFilings. Are you hiding behind your website?

The 20 Public Colleges With the Smartest Students

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19 SUNY Geneseo--Geneseo, New York"This school is very rigorous and hard. 18 New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology--Socorro, New Mexico "There are a lot of classes and opportunities for extra-curricular activities.

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New Hampshire: Portsmouth New Mexico: Albuquerque New York: Brooklyn Ithaca Manhattan North Carolina: Asheville Charlotte Durham Ohio: Athens Cincinnati, The Brandery, 1141 Vine St. One of the most important things we do with The Lean Startup Conference is make a livestream of the plenary talks available for free to groups around the world, supporting entrepreneurship communities everywhere.

Why We Need Sleep--And How To Get Enough Of It

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After reading our article on how stressed out computer programmers are, pressured to work 24/7, and how they suffer from "imposter syndrome," Dr. Bob Albers of the New Mexico Center for Sleep Medicine emailed us. Sacrificing sleep for work doesn''t just make you tired.

2011 Valuation Survey of North American Angel Groups

Gust

During the summer of 2010, I developed a workshop, A New ACEF Valuation Workshop for Angels and Entrepreneurs. New Mexico Angels. 2) Competition for deals in regions, such as Silicon Valley, New York City and Boston, has resulted in higher and, in many cases, rising valuation. b) New York (2 groups) – $2.9

North Carolina man guilty of killing Arizona lover's husband

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — A North Carolina man has been convicted of killing his Arizona lover''s husband and dumping his body at a New Mexico airport PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP)

Finding Innovation in the Rough

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Universities can be great sources of new technology for your company--if you know how to navigate them. The best way to do that is through relationships with university researchers and the [University of New Mexico] tech transfer office,” says John.

Prescott murder suspects to be tried separately

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — A couple accused of killing the woman''s husband in Prescott and dumping his body at a New Mexico airport will face trial separately PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP)

3 Secrets to Bill Gates' Extraordinary Success

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Gates quit Harvard and moved to New Mexico to work with the company, named MITS, hoping to make Microsoft BASIC an industry standard. When IBM couldn't get Digital Research to provide an operating system for IBM's new PC project, Gates was there to volunteer for the job.

4 Ways to Keep People From Derailing Meetings

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Also, don''t move to a new subject without properly closing out the prior one. Stand-up meetings aren''t new, but making people do it at a time of day when they want to go home is an unconventional way to ensure a meeting doesn''t stray off-course.

8 Reasons Business Plans Fail That No One Wants to Talk About

Up and Running

To avoid this, smart businesses are using “user-driven development” (UDD) to build new businesses. For example, if the company needs to purchase new office equipment every three years, then the discounted value of those expenses should be included in the forecasted financial projections.

Republican governor won't visit North Carolina convention

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is canceling plans to travel to a state Republican convention in North Carolina amid controversy over a new law there affecting access to public rSANTA FE, N.M. (AP)

Walk a Mile in Her (3D-Printed) Shoes

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she studied computer science at the University of New Mexico, and eventually worked with Chuck Hull, one of the original developers of 3D printing technology. Lessons on resilience and beauty from Ping Fu, of the 3D printing pioneer Geomagic.

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The Power of “In Person” – Why Distributed Teams are Less Effective

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If you have the core of your team together but a few key developers live in Oregon, Ohio or New Mexico and don’t want to move to a big, expensive city I’m fine with that but make it a small minority.

Prescott woman gets life for helping lover kill husband

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — A Prescott woman will spend her life in prison for helping her lover kill her husband and then dumping the body at a New Mexico airport PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP)

Arizona woman on trial in death of husband; body was dumped

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — A trial is underway in Prescott, Arizona, in the murder trial of a woman accused in the fatal stabbing of her husband, whose body was dumped at a New Mexico airport by her lover PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP)

Trial for Prescott murder suspect to begin this week

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — A jury will begin hearing testimony this week in the murder trial of a man accused of killing his lover''s husband in Prescott and dumping his body at a New Mexico airport PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP)

Smells Like Money: The Business of Waste Management

Up and Running

His new customers were ready for the change. Plastic packaging on new electronics. percent every year since the new millennium. “Now, all of my sales reps are going to have iPads with them and new app programs.

Get More Done: 18 Tips for Telecommuters

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As long as I have a plan on how to complete the list of daily tasks on my personal to-do list, it doesn''t matter if or how I may be interrupted, as long as I get things done by the end of the day," says Michael Pesochinsky, VP, GC and CTO of Great Neck, New York-based GovernmentBargains.

The Venture Capital Secret: 3 Out of 4 Start-Ups Fail

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Loading… New York. New York. Find New $LINKTEXTFIND$ » smaller. The 20-year venture capitalist is an "angel" investor in Mr. Dreymanns new start-up, Mowingo Inc., And companies that didnt survive might have closed their doors for reasons other than failure, for example, getting acquired or the founders moving on to new projects. Opinion: Noonan: The Romney Campaign Needs a New CEO. Romney Offers New Tax Details 1586 comments. New York.

One Crucial Thing You Probably Don't Know About Security Breaches

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The only four states without a data breach notification law are Alabama, Kentucky, New Mexico, and South Dakota. Ever tried to parse the law on how to properly notify customers if hackers steal data from your company? You''re in for a real treat.

2011 Valuation Survey of North American Angel Groups

Angel Investing News

During the summer of 2010, I developed a workshop, A New ACEF Valuation Workshop for Angels and Entrepreneurs. New Mexico Angels. 2) Competition for deals in regions, such as Silicon Valley, New York City and Boston, has resulted in higher and, in many cases, rising valuation. million. (b) New York (2 groups) – $2.9

Are Online Reviews Making Brands Irrelevant?

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

When I checked, a New Mexico location was rated 4.5 My friend Nathan Labenz writes about the success of TripAdvisor (the leading review site of hotels) and what it means to the future of brands: Historically, brands were built on the assumption of limited information. As mass production made it possible to sell soap and soup nationwide, companies developed brands to represent quality and cultivate product loyalt y.

Look Out for a Big Change in GDP Calculations

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New standards require adding R&D and intellectual property spending to GDP calculations. R&D is expected to boost the GDP of New Mexico by 10 per cent and Maryland by 6 per cent while Louisiana will see an increase of just 0.6