ABQid Annouces call for Accelerator Applications


Wednesday, June 11th, Albuquerque, New Mexico, ABQid, Inc., (www.ABQid.com), an accelerator for high-growth and technology startups in Albuquerque, NM announced today that it is taking applications for it’s Accelerator program, starting August 4th.

Teams accepted into the program (up to ten teams will be selected) receive $20,000 in initial financing in exchange for 6% equity in their company. They also receive office resources in the ABQid Accelerator facility for up to 11 months, as well as access to a diverse mentor network of entrepreneurs, mentors, coaches, technologists, product builders and investors. In addition, ABQid will be applying for membership with the Global Accelerator Network (GAN), an alliance created by TechStars as part of the Startup America Initiative. Through our prospective GAN affiliation, ABQid offers startups accepted into the program amazing resources, amounting to nearly $100,000 in free perks from over 15 of the best vendors in the world, including Microsoft, Softlayer, Rackspace, PayPal and more.

The Global Accelerator Network includes many of the strongest and most successful independent startup accelerators from across the US and around the world.

“We are extremely pleased to announce the open call for application to our ABQid Accelerator program,” says Bill Bice, Board President of ABQid. “The biggest challenge for any early-stage company is customer traction. Through our customer validation processes (the curriculum for the accelerator program, developed by Steve Blank), an amazing network of world-class mentors and peers with relationships across the planet, and the outstanding support of an organization like GAN, we will local startups the BEST chance at being successful.”

For more information on ABQid, Inc., the Accelerator program and the call for applications, please visit www.ABQid.com or www.F6s.com/ABQid#