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Local Firm Named One of America’s Top Entrepreneurial Companies

January 3, 2019

By Collin Krabbe  – Technology reporter, Albuquerque Business First January 3rd, 2019 – Corrales’ Ideum, a company that builds and designs interactive exhibits and touch tables, has landed on a list of the country’s most promising small businesses. Entrepreneur magazine, which every year identifies small firms that have “mastered the art and science of growing a business,” ranked Ideum…

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‘Albuquerque in a Box’ Offers Holiday Cheer to All Across the Country

December 18, 2018

BY: Jeannie Nguyen at KRQE December 17th, 2018 – A local company is hoping to make spirits bright by spreading Albuquerque-flavored holiday cheer, coming up with a creative way to bring the Duke City to those who aren’t here. “There’s a lot of family members that either want a taste of Albuquerque or have moved away. So…

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Global Manufacturing Company Selects Santa Teresa, NM for their First Manufacturing Facility in the U.S.

December 13, 2018

Las Cruces, N.M. – Today, Governor Susana Martinez announced that international industrial & manufacturing company, Admiral Cable, will expand to Santa Teresa and create up to 342 new manufacturing jobs. Admiral Cable’s backers, founders and leaders represent an elite group of Taiwanese industrial/manufacturing entrepreneurs and investors. The company also plans to invest approximately $50 million…

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Meow Wolf Announces D.C. Expansion

December 11, 2018

December 11th, 2018 – Denver, Las Vegas, and now the nation’s capital. Meow Wolf announced Tuesday morning that it will create a permanent exhibition in Washington D.C. The three-story, 75,000 square foot facility is set to open in 2022. The facility, which will be built in city’s Fort Totten neighborhood, is being developed by the Morris…

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Innovator of the Year: Central New Mexico Community College

December 7, 2018

December 3rd, 2018 — Colleges are now finding ways to make blockchain technology work for their needs, such as by giving students more control over their records. Central New Mexico Community College (CNM), which enrolled 22,278 students this fall, emerged as an early leader in this effort. As of August 2018, it offers all graduates both…

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ABQ Startup Brings Blazing Fast Internet to Local College

November 30, 2018

BY: Christian Marquez  November 28th, 2018 — Students at Central New Mexico Community College next semester might notice the campus internet is faster — much faster. Albuquerque startup OptiPulse will build a 10 gigabyte per second wireless network for the school, according to a news release. The network will provide upload and download speeds of around…

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Think small when shopping on Small Business Saturday

November 26, 2018

BY: JESSICA DYER / JOURNAL STAFF WRITER November 22nd, 2018 — Torild Kristiansen is not a big shopper. Nor is the Albuquerque woman particularly in tune with what the elementary school set considers cool. So when it comes time to birthday and Christmas shop for her great-nieces, Kristiansen heads to Out of the Blue, an independent toy…

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Creative Startups gets help from city, Meow Wolf

October 31, 2018

October 30th, 2018 – Meow Wolf will help nurture a new pack of aspiring entrepreneurs in the next Creative Startups business accelerator. The Santa Fe-based artist collaborative is providing a $50,000 grant plus a few of its own creative wolves to mentor the next cohort of accelerator participants. The City of Albuquerque is also contributing $125,000.…

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