FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 26th, Albuquerque, New Mexico, ABQid, Inc., (www.ABQid.com), an accelerator for high-growth and technology startups in Albuquerque, NM announced it’s Launch Party, scheduled for July 1st, 2014.
Members of the community are invited to attend and celebrate this launch of this innovative and dynamic new program aimed at finding entrepreneurs in Albuquerque, teaching the basics of customer validation and providing them with the resources they need to be successful. The event will be hosted in the ABQid Accelerator, located within the Verge Fund building in Downtown Albuquerque – the Innovation Central.
Aimed at bolstering other community initiatives to create a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation, ABQid offers three programmatic areas for aspiring or current entrepreneurs: entrepreneur bootcamps that teach the basic elements of customer validation, aimed at first time or aspiring entrepreneurs, a 5-Day Design Sprint meant for entrepreneurs that need assistance in developing their idea into a prototype or visual representation of their product, using customer feedback as guidance, and the ABQid Accelerator – a novel approach to building high-growth companies in the community, with three months of intensive mentoring and guidance on creating customer-focused companies.
The ABQid Launch Party will celebrate the community coming together to create this resource, the significant partners that have provided resources or sponsorship to the organization and the members of the community that have pledged their time to mentor companies. Current sponsors include The City of Albuquerque, Southwest Capital Bank, Rodey Law Firm, One Creative, Clifton Larson Allen, Lerner Law, as well as community partners Central New Mexico Community College (CNM), the University of New Mexicco (UNM), New Mexico Tech Council, (NMTC), Startup New Mexico and Startup Weekend Albuquerque.
ABQid asks for members of the community to RSVP to the event, here.
ABQid, Inc. Launch Party
July 1st, 2014
6pm – 8pm
Verge Fund Building
317 Commercial NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102