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Governor's energy plan sets up New Mexico for new opportunities
10/09/15

For the complete article and the link to Governor Martinez's Energy Plan use this link--> http://riponadvance.com/stories/510639809-governor-s-energy-plan-sets-up-new-mexico-for-new-opportunities New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez recently



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Come join us at the San Juan Basin Energy Conference 2015
03/06/15

Event Date and Time
Date: Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Time: All day
Repeating Event: Daily;Until=3/26/2015 12:00am

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Event Details
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2013 New Mexico Housing Market
07/08/13

Housing Predictor .com offers an exceelnt overview and analysis of the state's housing market:

After surviving a double-dip recession in late 2012 and experiencing the loss of many of its residents, New Mexico is



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‘Living wage’ backers test waters in SF County
07/07/13

Albuquerque Journal reports on the movement for a higher minimum wage in Santa Fe County:

SANTA FE – It’s early, but a movement to increase the minimum wage throughout Santa Fe County may be picki



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NM gains construction jobs, but remains well below peak
06/30/13

Albuquerque Business First reports on the state's construction numbers:

Despite experiencing modest gains in recent months, the number of construction jobs in New Mexico is still sitting at 16,000 below i



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Nine teams ready to go after Startup Weekend
06/26/13

Albuquerque Business First covers the city's Startup Weekend:

The Startup Weekend Albuquerque has wrapped up with nine new teams ready to pitch business ideas.


Overall, 72 people pa



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Solid Job Growth Seen in New Mexico
06/25/13

From HispanicBusiness.com:

New Mexico gained 7,800 jobs between May 2012 and May 2013, and the Albuquerque metropolitan statistical area added 4,400 jobs year-over-year, the state Workforce Solutions Department report



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Trade alliance plans mission to Taiwan
06/18/13

Albuquerque Business First reports on some international trade developments for the Duke City:

The Albuquerque-Bernalillo County Trade Alliance this week announced its first trade trip to Taiwan.



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NAIOP event will explore future of NM’s retail market
06/16/13

Albuquerque Business First reports on an upcoming event  that explores the are'as retail market possibilities:

The retail sector in the Albuquerque metropolitan area has been a bright spot at a time



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NM Delegation Members Introduce Bill to Strengthen STEM Fields
06/13/13

From Highplains.com comes a report on the efforts by  Congressional delegates from New Mexico on a STEM bill:

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich, along with Reps. Ben Ray Lujn, Michelle Luja



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Albuquerque has strong showing on STEM jobs list
06/11/13

Albuquerque Business First  summarizes  new research from the Brookings Institution on the STEM economy: 

The Albuquerque metropolitan area ranks 34th among the largest U.S. metro areas in the



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Why Crowdfunding Means Larger Loans From Alternative Lenders
06/09/13

Businessweek looks at   how the crowdfunding trend is being applied to small business loans:

From the New Entrepreneur blog to the halls of Congress, much has been made of the alternative financing startups angli



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Business strategy drives success in smart social media marketing
06/03/13

Julianna Silva, an Albuquerque regional manager for WESST,  ahs a guest article in the Taos News on business strategy and social media:

Many business owners feel a sense of urgency and peer pressure abou



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Uptick seen among one-person businesses
06/02/13

From Albuquerque Business First:

New Mexico had 121,000 sole proprietorship business in 2011, up by 547 from 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau said in its annual report on those businesses.
Those one-pers



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See which NM industries are in, out of favor in Garrity survey
05/30/13

Albuquerque Business First summarizes the results of Garrrity Group's annual business perception survey:

The Garrity Perception Survey has released its 2013 list of the most favorably viewed industries an



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Businesses worry but don’t plan for disaster
05/29/13

From Albuquerque Business First:

A survey shows that natural disasters are the top safety concern among office employees, but 60 percent of businesses haven’t reassessed how any of their safety plans would



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TECO Energy Announces Agreement to Acquire New Mexico Gas Company
05/29/13

TAMPA, Fla., May 28, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- TECO Energy, Inc today reported that it has entered into a definitive stock purchase agreement with Continental Energy Systems LLC, and its subsidiary New Mexico Gas Intermediate, Inc. (NMGI), to acq



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New Mexico Space Industry is Growing
05/28/13

From the Cibola Beacon comes a great article about the broader scope and context of the state's developing space industry, beyonfd Vrgin Galactic and Sapce X:

Did you know that New Mexico has a “space trail?



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Help for American Indian Entrepreneurs
05/27/13

Karen Klein had a column last week in Businessweek that  may be particularly helpful to FoorumNM readers:

Question: My husband and I want to start a small business out of our home in



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Entrepeneurial Spirits Are Soaring. Why Aren't There More New Businesses?
05/23/13

Businessweek reports on mixed signals from data on entrepreneurship:

Americans’ entrepreneurial spirits are at their strongest in nearly 15 years, at least in terms of the percentage of Americans operat



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What businesses can expect when I-25/Paseo work starts this fall
05/23/13

According to a report by Albuquerque Business First,  businesses are being prepped for the Paseo  Del Norte/I-25 project :

 ...[O]fficials from the city of Albuquerque and the New Mexico Department of T



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Why It's Riskier to Lend to East Coast Small Businesses
05/21/13

According to an article in Businessweek,  businesses in New Mexico and other western states are a better lending risk:

Small business credit quality improved in the first quarter of 2013, according to a study pub



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State approves training funds for solar company
05/21/13

From Albuquerque Business First:

The New Mexico Economic Development Department’s Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP) Board approved a $8,680 grant to cover training costs for Paradise Power Co.



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Jobless Rate Drops in 40 States
05/20/13

From Hispanicbusiness.com:

Unemployment rates in 40 U.S. states including New Mexico decreased last month, with the declines showing job markets are improving in most areas of the country, according to the U.S. Labor



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Carruthers tells legislators NM down 41,700 jobs; only Western state not showing recovery
05/19/13

New Mexico State University president and former Gov. Garrey Carruthers met with legislators to discuss the stae's economy:

New Mexico's net job losses during the recession total 41,700, and it is the onl



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Families edging out private equity in consumer deals
05/16/13

Reuters reports on some shifts in private equity financing:

From ketchup to hot drinks, family-run investment firms are shaking up the consumer deals market, squeezing out private equity players and forcing them to ch



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Sales Tax Slice: The Nexus Bandwagon – Who’s on Board for Change?
05/16/13

Bloomberg BNA surveys recent business tax developments in some states, including New Mexico:

While many of us have been fixated on tracking and discussing the merits of the



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Small-Business Owner Roller Coaster Continues
05/15/13

Small-business owners were more optimistic  -- but barely  -- about the economy in April, according to a survey released by  the National Federation for Independent Business on Tuesday:

 



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N.M. exports to Mexico up 13% in Q1
05/14/13

The Albuquerque Journal has some encouraging numbers for New Mexico exports:

New Mexico exports to Mexico jumped 13 percent in the first three months of 2013, from $134.7 million in 2012 to $152.3 million thi



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New Legislation Neglects Small Exporters’ Biggest Need
05/13/13

Businessweek examines  the lack of export financing for small buisnesses:

Less than 1 percent of U.S. companies export goods and services, according to the Department of Commerce, and President Obama has pushed t



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A New Way to Get Small Business Loans From Neighbors
05/12/13

Businessweek has an article exploring new crowfunding concepts:

Even before President Barack Obama signed the JOBS Act into law in April 2012, explanations for how crowdfunding would be a boon to Main Street



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Four New Mexico Businesses Complete New Mexico 9000 Program
05/12/13

The following release was issued Friday by the New Mexico Economic Development Department:

Four New Mexico small businesses completed preparation for ISO 9001 certification through the New Mexico 9000 program. IS



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Business support program hits the road
05/09/13

From Albuquerque Business First:

The New Mexico Economic Development Department and the New Mexico Finance Authority are taking their Collateral Support Program on the road.


The program has $8.5 million i



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Voluntary Program Helps Small Businesses Assure Workplace Safety Compliance
05/09/13

A guest article appearing  on FinanceNewMexico.com  outlines how small businesses can effectively meet New Mexico Occupational Health and Safety Bureau  requirements with the help of the organization's  free service



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Where to Find Funding for Your New Business
05/08/13

Karein Klein at Businessweek reviews some strategies and options for small business financing:

Question: What’s the best source of funding for a new business?

Answe



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NM contracts for commercial building decline
05/08/13

Albuquerque Business First reports on the state's commercial real estate market:

While most metro areas in New Mexico saw an increase in contracts for future residential construction in March, commercial contracts



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Strategic Growth Bank Acquires First National of Santa Fe
05/07/13

From HispanicBusiness.com:

El Paso's expanding Strategic Growth Bank's previously announced acquisition of First National Bank of Santa Fe has been completed.

 

The Santa Fe bank



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Elon Musk's SpaceX signs lease at NM spaceport
05/07/13

Boston.com, via AP, reports on Spaceport America's new tenant:

Another space industry heavyweight has signed on to use New Mexico’s Spaceport America — Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies



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750 new jobs go up for grabs in ABQ
05/06/13

 KRQE previews some upcoming job fairs:

 It’s a big week for thousands of New Mexicans looking for jobs as two businesses have more than 700 new jobs to fill and they're going all out to hire peopl



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Obama Tells Students U.S.-Mexico Must Build a New Relationship
05/05/13

The focus of President Obama's visit to Mexico was on economic development, according to this article in Bloomberg Businessweek:

President Barack Obama said the U.S. relationship with Mexico must be



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ABQ firm launches e-mail-only payment system
05/05/13

The Journal reports on an interesting new startup in Albuquerque:

An Albuquerque startup could make a huge splash with a new, online payment system that allows consumers to buy things with two clicks on an email.



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Film productions on rise in New Mexico
05/02/13

Businessweek, via AP,  takes a look at the upswing for the state's fim industry:

A flurry of new productions and a boost in rebates for television and movie projects is raising hopes the New Mexico f



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Jobless claims fall to lowest level in five years, signalling layoffs are slowing
05/02/13

NewYork Daily News reports on the latest job numbers:

Jobs may still be tough to get these days, but they could be getting a little easier to keep.

The number of Americans filing for unemployment



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Mexico: The Stranger Next Door
05/01/13

Highly recommended  for all FoorumNM members, this article in BusinessWeek reports on Mexico's economic turnaround:

Not so long ago, if you believe what you read in the papers and see on TV, Mexico w



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Sunport aims to add business park, retail development along Gibson
05/01/13

Albuquerque Business First reports on the Sunport's new plans for retail development :

Within two years, Albuquerque International Sunport officials hope to add retail development, and an 80-acre business park, to



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N.M. gets richer – on paper
04/30/13

The Albuquerque Journal  reports on new federal calculation methods  that wuill change  the state's numbers:

New Mexico is about to get 10 percent richer.

By about $8 billion.



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Race Matters in Funding Small Businesses
04/29/13

Bloomberg looks at a recent study on business financing and race:

Black and Hispanic entrepreneurs start their businesses with less money than whites. Minority businesses rely more on the owner’s person



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UNM biz competitions teach lessons in entrepreneurship
04/29/13

The Albuquerque Journal gets students' reactions to participating in UNM's  Technology Business Plan Competition:

MBA student Nathaniel Tafoya said the biggest thing he learned in the University



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Home Is Where the Hope Is for Midsize Companies
04/28/13

Businessweek looks at optimistic signs for midsize companies:

Given economists’ expectations that the U.S. economy accelerated during the first three months of the year, it’s not surprising that e



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State agency helps employers match applicants, jobs
04/28/13

Luis Duran, functional site manager for New Mexico Workforce Connection's Santa Fe office, writes up a case study for the Las Cruces Sun News:

Rose Marie Law first used the employment screening services o



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Encana touts positive results from San Juan Basin oil exploration Company may add third rig locally
04/26/13

By Chuck Slothower The Daily Times
Updated:   04/23/2013 10:51:50 PM MDT

An Encana well sits near Huerfano in this undated file photo. Encana on Tuesday announced positive results from its San Juan Basin oil explora



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Real Entrepreneurs Don’t Write Business Plans
04/25/13

Businessweek reports on some new approaches for modern entrepreneurs:

Steve Blank pities those poor professors stuck teaching tired business plan courses. “I’d be embarrassed if I was on a faculty



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BizTech Technology & Innovation Awards winners announced
04/25/13

Albuquerque Business First  tallys the winners  of its BizTech Technology & Innovation Awards:

Albuquerque Business First honored 12 organizations and leaders that are innovating and breaki



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NM agency invests in Calif. venture capital fund
04/24/13

The Albuquerque Journal reports on a new source of funding  for New Mexico businesses:

SANTA FE – The New Mexico State Investment Council approved $10 million on Tuesday for Sierra Ventures of Cali



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NM Business Coalition petitions against wage spike
04/22/13

KRQE reports on businesses in Bernalillo County pushing back against a minimum wage hike:

t's a battle some were fighting for just last month, but Bernalillo County commissioners will consider this week whether to



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VCs That Back Women Beat Those That Don't
04/21/13

Businessweek offers an interesting article on VC firms backing women-led businesses:

Venture capital firms that invested in women-led companies outperformed those that didn’t, according to a



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Local entrepreneurs win $25,000 prize for developing state standards program
04/21/13

From the Rio Rancho Observer:

Two local men have an idea that could change the way teachers teach, and they have $25,000 to help make it happen.

Rio Rancho Economic Development Corporation employ



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Grant Program Helps Provide Start-Up Costs for New Mexico Business
04/18/13

Globe Newswire issued the following release  highlighting the use of an EDPPlus grant for a New Mexico small business:



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Report: Start-up Creation on the Decline, Though NM Ranks Well
04/17/13

CNBC offers a summary of  the Kaufmann report on entrepreneuship, released today:

Entrepreneurs have always been a bit of a rare breed—but a new report suggest



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NM VC funding slumped by a third in 2012
04/17/13

Venture capital funding in the state took a decline in 2012, according to an article in Albuquerque Business First:

New Mexico saw a major decline in the amount of venture capital investments in 2012.



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New Mexico Governor Considers Hike in Film Subsidy
04/16/13

according to a report on HispanicBusiness.com, Gov. Martinez may consider  even more options to help the film industry next year:

Gov. Susana Martinez, who pushed to curb New Mexico's film tax incentive progr



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Retail a bright spot for NM real estate
04/15/13

The Albuquerque Journal  reports that despites the city's economic lag, retail real estate is holding on:

Commercial real estate continues to reflect the Albuquerque metro area’s economic lag a



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Facebook Fatigue Among Teens Should Freak Out Marketers
04/14/13

Businessweek looks at shifts in online activity for teens:

Uh oh. Teens are growing tired of Facebook (FB) and YouTube (GOOG),



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Free Seminars Available for Santa Fe Businesses
04/14/13

The City of Santa Fe Business Ombudsman’s Office in partnership with the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE), and the Northern New Mexico Human Resource Association are offering free seminars on “Financial Programs for Busin



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Martinez approves MainStreet program
04/11/13

Albuquerque Business First reports on funding for the MainStreet program:

Governor Martinez on Wednesday approved $1 million in funding for the New Mexico MainStreet Program.


The MainStreet prog



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New Mexico crowdfunding site plans to offer fundraising opportunities
04/11/13

The Rio Rancho Observer spotlights a Rio Rancho crowdfunding site focused on New Mexico businesses:

Greg Gombert of Rio Rancho is part of an innovative way of raising money in how business is done, and he&rsq



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Learn from one profitable New Mexican company
04/10/13

Denise Williams, Innovation Director, of New Mexico Manufacturing Extension Partnership, writes up a great case study for the Deming Headlight:

Henry Production Inc. of Farmington puts a premium on training.



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Some See Job-Creation Bill as Corporate Giveaway
04/10/13

From the Public News Service comes an article  with a different perspective on the recently signed Tax Omnibus bill:

When it comes to HB 641, the Tax Omnibus Bill that Gov. Susana Martinez signed last week, the c



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Study says Albuquerque could be big transportation hub
04/09/13

Albuquerque Business First reports on a new transportation study that singles out Albuquerque as a potential major hub:

Changes in the shipping industry could provide a boost to the Albuquerque area’s e



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Equity Crowdfunding Waits In The Wings As Traditional Crowdfunding Surges
04/08/13

A Bloomberg  article examines the apparent holding pattern of equity-based crowdfunding: 



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‘Jobs 4 All’ fair April 16 aids Taos, other counties
04/08/13

The Taos News has details on anupcoming job fair:

Northern New Mexico College will host a four-city job fair for students and residents of Santa Fe, Española, Los Alamos, and Taos on Tuesday, April 16,



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Sales for women-owned businesses skyrocket in New Mexico
04/07/13

Albuquerque Business First highlights the New Mexico numbers from American Express OPEN's recent study on women-woned businesses:

Sales at New Mexico’s women-owned businesses increased 71.1 percent between 1997 and 2013, ou



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Minority Business Development Agency Opens Shop at State’s Indian Affairs Department
04/07/13

Frorm the MBDA:

The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) held a ribbon cutting ceremony today to announce the creation of a new business center to be housed at the State of New Mexico’s Indian Affairs Dep



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NM governor signs legislation touted as economic development, lowering corporate income taxes
04/04/13

From AP, via The Republic:

SANTA FE, New Mexico — New Mexico will lower taxes on corporations under an economic development measure signed by Gov. Susana Martinez on Thursday, but the new law could lead to highe



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Los Alamos, Sandia National labs recognize New Mexico small businesses for innovation
04/04/13

Los Alamos National Laboratory issued the follwoing release this week:

LOS ALAMOS, N. M., April 3, 20



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Manufacturers’ News, Inc. Reports New Mexico Lost Manufacturing Jobs in 2012
04/03/13

EVANSTON, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Industrial employment in New Mexico dropped 1.1% over the past year according to the 2013 New Mexico Manufacturers Register®, an industrial directory published annually by Manufacturers’ News, Inc. (MN



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Job Corps Fair for Youths in NM
04/03/13

From HispanicBusiness.com:

Unemployment has affected all sectors of the workforce, and that includes young people.

To address this growing need, New Mexico Job Corps will be holding a youth job fair Wedne



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Santa Fe Expo, job fair Thursday, April 4, at DeVargas Center
04/02/13

The Santa Fe New Mexican's Business Beat gives the rundown on this year's expo:

The biggest networking event of the year for the Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at



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NM governor signs space travel liability bill
04/02/13

Via AP,  New Mexico's space travel liability bill is signed into law, paving th



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DAT searching for ‘retail pop-up’ candidates
04/01/13

According to a report from Albuquerque Business First, a new intitiative seeks to turn vacant downtown properties into temporary retail space:

The Downtown Action Team is looking for businesses to j



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Know the Landscape Before Requesting a Small Business Loan
04/01/13

Finance New Mexico offers tips on what to do to get a small business loan:

Many Americans long to see where their talents as inventors or craftsmen or cooks can take them. But businesses often struggle in the



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Businessweek Covers Bitcoin
03/31/13

If you haven't heard of Bitcoin, Businessweek offers a couple of interesting articles to get you up to speed.

In "



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NM unemployment rate rises as more people look for work
03/31/13

Albuquerque Business First reports on an upward spike in the state's unemployment figures:

New Mexico’s unemployment rate jumped to 6.8 percent in February, with more people looking for jobs and mor



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UNM eyes Sandia Laboratories contract
03/28/13

The Albuquerque Journal looks at developing options for Sandia Labs:

The University of New Mexico is talking to several private companies about the possibility of collaborating on a bid to manage the $2.4 bil



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Jobless claims rise, but GDP data shows more growth
03/28/13

According to a Reuters report, "The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose last week, but not enough to suggest the labor market recovery was taking a step back:"

Other data on



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Nanotechnology in New Mexico, USA: Market Report
03/27/13

azonano.com  offers a great breakdown on the state's nanotechnology  activity:

New Mexico is located in the southwest and western regions of the United States. It covers a total area of 315,194 km2 and h



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USDA Staff in New Mexico, Wisconsin, Promote Business Development and Job Creation Efforts
03/27/13

The USDA posted the following release Wednesday:

“The Rural Business Enterprise Grant program (RBEG) is one of the most flexible economic development opportunities offered by



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Factory and housing data supports growth picture
03/26/13

Reuters reports on the uptick in numbers for durable goods orders:

Orders for long-lasting U.S.-made goods surged last month and home prices posted their biggest year-on-year gain in six and a half years in January, t



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Caterpillar, Sandia CRADA opens door to multiple research projects
03/26/13

Sandia Labs issued trhe following release Tuesday:

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Sandia National Laboratories and industrial giant Caterpillar Inc. have signed their first umbrella Cooperative Research & Development Agreement (CRADA)



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Industry Touts Major Mancos Shale Play: Estimates point to 6B barrels of recoverable oil
03/26/13

FARMINGTON – The San Juan Basin could be headed toward a renaissance in natural-gas and oil drilling if rosy expectations touted by industry officials at Monday’s San Juan Basin Energy Conference hold true.

“In the



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Foreclosure rate declining in Albuquerque, state
03/25/13

Albuquerque Business First reports on new foreclosure numbers:

The foreclosure rate in the Albuquerque area decreased in January compared to the same period last year. The foreclosure rate for New Mexico also



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Unemployment in NM metro areas on the rise
03/24/13

Albuquerque Business First reports on the latest numbers from the  Bureau of Labor Statistics:

The unemployment rate in New Mexico’s four major metropolitan areas increased in January from December



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Explaining Obamacare's Baffling Tax Breaks for Small Business
03/24/13

Businessweek breaks down the health care tax code implications for small business:

For Obamacare to succeed, its state-run health insurance exchanges must enroll small businesses. But one of the main incentiv



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Putting Cyber Threats on To-Do Lists at Small Firms
03/21/13

Bloomberg  assesses cybersecurity  preparedness for small businesses:

How freaked out should small businesses be about cybercrime? Plenty, according to a flurry of recent warnings from government officials,



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Federal workers in NM told to expect furloughs soon
03/21/13

Albuquerque Business First examine the sequestration's effects in New Mexico:

More than 2,000 civilian employees working at Kirtland Air Force Base can expect to start getting furlough notices on Friday, base offi



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Bill allowing B-Corp designation for companies passes
03/20/13

From Albuquerque Business First:

New Mexico companies could soon have a way to incorporate socially responsible goals into their bylaws, thanks to a bill passed by the state Legislature.

Lawmakers ap



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Small Businesses Still Aren’t Spending on Online Ads
03/19/13

Businessweek examines the reluctance of small businesses to embrace online ads: 

There’s plenty of money to be made by serving as an advertising platform for Main Street businesses, and no shortage of ideas



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Economists wonder if happy days are really here again
03/19/13

Albuquerque Business First looks at the recent economic projections from a MarketWatch poll:

Things seem to looking up again and a slate of reports due this week on housing, heavy industry and the labor market could o



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NM's unemployment rate for January was 6.6 percent
03/18/13

From KOB:

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico's unemployment rate in January is unchanged from December's revised rate.

Labor officials say New Mexico's unemployment rate of 6.6 percent is an



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New Mexico making waves on export front
03/17/13

The Albuquerque Journal  features a guest editorial by Francisco J. Sanchez, U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, on the state's  export potential:

The U.S. Department



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New Mexico lawmakers wrap up 2013 Legislative session
03/17/13

A number of articles are out  this weekend covering the New Mexico Legislature's final moments, including an update on the "Breaking Bad" bill for New Mexico's film industry.



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Velocity Project startups to showcase their work
03/14/13

Albuquerque Business First reports on Santa Fe's Velocity Project program:

The seven Santa Fe startups participating in the Velocity Project will showcase their work Saturday, March 23, at the project dem



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Waiting for the Accelerator Bubble to Pop
03/14/13

 Bloomberg looks at the rise and potential fall of the business accelerator phenomenon:

Since Paul Graham launched Y Combinator in 2005, the field of startup incubators and accelerators has exploded in the U.S. a



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Does Small Business Tax Reform Overlook Small Business?
03/13/13

Bloomberg looks at some unintentional ironies in a proposed federal small business tax bill:

When House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp released a draft small business tax reform yesterday, the Re



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Grants Support Rural Business Development
03/13/13

From Finance New Mexico:

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development agency is encouraging nonprofit organizations in rural communities to apply for a Rural Business Enterprise Grant to help them fin



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At South by Southwest, fewer startups, more marketers and media
03/12/13

Great article from Reuters on the changing face of SXSW:

Has "South-by" lost its direction?

For several years running, that question has hovered over the iPhone-clutching tech cogniscenti who ma



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NOVA hosts Tribal Business Leaders Forum
03/12/13

Albuquerque Business First offers some details on the upcoming National Reservation Economic Summit:

NOVA Corp., an information technology company owned by the Navajo Nation with offices in Albuquerque and elsewhere,i



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NM Legislature close to sweetening rebate system for movies, TV productions
03/11/13

From the Las Cruces Sun-News:

State senators approved a bill Monday that they hope will attract more movies and TV productions to New Mexico.

Its most significant feature would increase taxpayer



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Small Businesses Aren't Fessing Up to Data Breaches
03/10/13

Bloomberg reports on a new cybersecurity study::

A host of high-profile U.S. companies owned up to hav



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U.S. economy adds jobs but braces for cuts
03/10/13

The Washington Post looks at the new job numbers:

The U.S. economy is creating jobs faster than expected, a sign that the recovery is taking flight just as severe government spending cuts threaten to clip its



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Wage bill would make N.M.’s the highest in region
03/07/13

An article in the Albuquerque Journal breaks down the implications of the proposed state minimumwage bill:

A proposed increase in New Mexico’s minimum wage already approved by the full Senate would make



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Border development is a bright spot in state economy
03/06/13

From the Farmington Daily Times comes a firsthand account on economic development initiatives at the border:

Jerry Pacheco can hardly contain his enthusiasm as he provides a "windshield tour" of the



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Martinez urges NM lawmakers to pass space and business-friendly bills
03/06/13

The  Washington Post reports on business bills pending in the New Mexico Legislature:

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Negotiations to lock space tourism company Virgin Galactic into a long-term lease at t



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Four Albuquerque ad firms nab top ADDY awards
03/05/13

Albuquerque Business First  covers recent ad wins by New Mexico firms:

The American Advertising Federation — New Mexico has recognized four Albuquerque-based advertising firms with top ADDY Awards for &ldqu



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Parent Company of New Mexico Bank & Trust Recognized as a Forbes Best Bank in America for 2013
03/05/13

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Mexico Bank & Trust, through its parent company, Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF), has been named a “Forbes Best Bank 2013.”

In its annual review of the largest publi



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Min. wage hike to $8.50 clears Senate
03/04/13

KRQE reports on the minimum wage making it through the Senate:


SANTA FE (KRQE) - It was a long debate filled with sarcastic amendments, tears and grand speeches.

But when the dust settled, the v



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Albuquerque announces winners of city app contest
03/04/13

Albuquerque Business First reports on the city's app cotnest:

Last fall the city announced a contest for apps that could harness the data the city is providing through its Open Data initiative. The city received a



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Social Madness nominations now open
03/03/13

It's that time of year again for Albuquerque Business First's social media business contest:

 



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Startup Money—for a Piece of Your Future Paycheck
03/03/13

Bloomberg reports on an interesting concept to fund young grads:

Young people who can show they’ll earn a decent living in the future should be able to access some of that wealth now. So says Upstart, a new type



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Minimum wage bill moves on — but with an exception for some small businesses
02/28/13

New Mexico Watchdog reports on the latest minimum wage dwevelopments in the Legislature:

A bill that would raise the state’s minimum wage to $8.50 an hour passed through the Senate Corporations and Tran



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New mentorship program will help NM firms land SBIR grants
02/28/13

Albuquerque Business First reports on the Small Business Innovation Research program:

A new program will help local technology companies find mentors to start the process of applying for a Small Business



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Federal cuts should ripple through New Mexico economy
02/27/13

The Santa Fe New Mexican looks at what sequestration means for the state:

When U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich came to The New Mexican last week to talk with reporters and editors, he used the word shock t



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N.M.’s Oil Patch boom sparks surge in startups
02/27/13

The Abq Journal runs a story, originally appearing in the Carlsbad Current-Argus, on the effects of the region's oil boom:

As oil and gas production in Eddy County continues to boom, new startup



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Businesses, Military Bases Preparing For Sequester
02/26/13

From Fronteras:

LAS CRUCES, N.M. — The clock is ticking on automatic federal budget cuts, known as the sequester, that will go into effect at the end of this week. In the Southwest one of the states tha



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New Mexico businesses sought for Mexico City trade mission
02/26/13

The Las Cruces Sun-News reports on the New Mexico Economic Development Department's upcoming trade mission to Mex



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Higher Minimum Wage? Small Business Doesn't Mind
02/25/13

With minimum wage laws the subject of ongoing controversy here in New Mexico, Bloomberg takes a look at the issue  on a national front:



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N.M.’s Daunting Digital Divide
02/24/13

From the Albuquerque Journal:

Rural New Mexico has benefited from roughly $400 million in broadband development in recent years, but the state still faces a huge digital divide.

Under the American Recover



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‘Food entrepreneur’ funding moves through House
02/24/13

From Albuquerque Business First:

The New Mexico House of Representatives has approved a $300,000 appropriation to turn unused kitchens around the state into ones that support entrepreneurs.

The appropriat



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Payroll Tax Whacks Spending
02/21/13

From the Wall Street Journal:

Wal-Mart Stores Inc.  on Thursday



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Minimum wage inflation indexing stalls in NM panel
02/21/13

From AP, via MSN Money:

A proposal to increase New Mexico's minimum wage for inflation stalled Tuesday after a House committee's Democratic leader opposed the measure.

An effort to send the measur



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New Mexico may repeal its biodiesel mandate
02/20/13

From Sustainable Business Oregon:

In 2006, the New Mexico Legislature passed a bill requiring that every gallon of diesel fuel sold in the state contain 5 percent biodiesel, a type of renewable energy.

Th



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State’s exports to Mexico booming
02/20/13

The Albuquerque Journal reports  on the state's healthy trade  with Mexico:

Ed Camden, president of Southwest Steel Coil Inc. in Santa Teresa, said company sales to Mexican assembly factories, o



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Proposal to increase minimum wage defeated by NM House committee
02/19/13

SANTA FE -- One attempt to raise New Mexico's minimum wage failed Tuesday, derailed by a bipartisan group of legislators.

Rep. Mary Helen Garcia, D-Las Cruces, joined with five Republicans on the House Voters and Elections Commit



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NM MEP Helps Entrepreneur Prepare Revolutionary Product
02/18/13

An article on financenewmexico.org looks at how the New Mexico Manufacturing Extension Partnership is helping an entrepreneur's idea come to life:

Most entrepreneurs who approach the New Mexico Manufacturing Exten



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New Mexico “Hard Reboot” Offers Exciting Vision, Potential Dangers in Details
02/17/13

An interesting article  on the taxfoundation.org's tax policy blog looks at the risks in a  tax  overhaul proposal circularting at the moment  in the state Legislature: 

Two New Mexico leg



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ABQ among cities chosen for SBA 'emerging leaders' program
02/17/13

Albuquerque makes the list for an SBA traning prorgam, according  to an article in Albuquerque Business First:

The U.S. Small Business Administration is launching its 2013 Emerging Leaders executive



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Jobless Claims in U.S. Fell More Than Forecast Last Week
02/14/13

Bloomberg summarizes the latest economic news , including the drop in jobless claims:

Claims for jobless benefits plunged last week, showing U.S. employers have little need to trim staff as demand improves.



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Lawmaker wants to sharpen ‘claw-back’ provisions
02/14/13

New Mexico Watchdog  looks at a proposed messure in the Legislature to tighten claw-backs:

Freshman state Rep. Jason Harper, R-Rio Rancho, says he wants to encourage business development.

But at the



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Pessimism remains pervasive among small businesses
02/13/13

From the Albuquerque Journal:

Small-business owners in New Mexico and across the country have started 2013 with low expectations for the economy and their companies.

That’s the finding of a



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SBA chief stepping down
02/12/13

From Albuquerque Business First:

Karen Mills, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, announced her plans to resign in an e-mail to agency staff on Monday. The federal agency would not say why Mil



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NM House panel OKs health exchange proposal
02/12/13

From Businessweek:

Democratic lawmakers in New Mexico pushed ahead Tuesday with a proposal to establish a state-run health insurance exchange, despite objections from the insurance industry and Republican Gov



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How Ohio's Budget Plan Could Boost Small Business
02/11/13

Bloomberg takes a look at some intriguing fiscal ideas from Ohio:

The federal government gets lots of attention for how its policies affect the health of small companies. What states do (or don’t do) is often ov



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TV in New Mexico takes spotlight
02/10/13

The El Paso Times takes a look at legislation for New Mexico's film industry:

In a show of true grit, one legislator may have engineered a compromise to accelerate interest in New Mexico’s movie and



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Law To Help Disabled New Mexican Workers At Risk Of Abuse
02/10/13

From the Santa Fe New Mexican:

At a time when 3 in 4 New Mexicans with disabilities don’t have jobs, hundreds of workers at the Adelante Development Center in Albuquerque are the exception. They get pai



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N.M. Business-Related Filings decline to Pre-Recession Levels
02/07/13

Good news for the state's economy, according to the Albuquerque Journal:

Business-related bankruptcies dropped last year in New Mexico to the lowest level since the pre-recession days of 2007, according t



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Space industry liability bill passes NM House
02/07/13

From AP via Businessweek:

A proposal to help New Mexico develop a commercial space travel industry is on a glide path to becoming law.

The House unanimously approved the measure on Thursday to li



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Sandia president: Laboratories can ride out budget storm
02/06/13

From Albuquerque Business First:

Sandia National Laboratories’ managers think they can weather this year’s federal budget uncertainty without any job cuts.

Sandia President Paul Hommert, in a meeting w



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Los Alamos Venture Acceleration Fund accepting 2013 applications
02/06/13

From the Los Alamos Daily Post:

The Venture Acceleration Fund (VAF) of Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS), the company that manages and operates Los Alamos National Laboratory for the National Nuclear Security Administ



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TVC’s Deal Stream Summit expands opportunities for companies
02/05/13

From Albuquerque Business First:



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Statewide minimum wage hike proposed
02/04/13

 From KRQE:

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - Following in the steps of Albuquerque and Santa Fe, state lawmakers are proposing a statewide minimum wage hike.
    
Currently, New Mexico&r



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Leadership N.M. welcomes its newest class
02/04/13

Wayne Davenport and Patty Komko, chairman and president, respectively,  of  Leadership New Mexico, write a guest piece in the Albuquerque Journal about their group:


Leadership New Mex



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Sandia Spending: $400M By Sandia To N.M. Vendors
02/03/13

From the Albuquerque Journal:



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Small Business EXHIB-IT! Promotes Nonprofits For 2013 Expo
02/03/13

Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) February 01, 2013

While the Business-to-Business Expo is now a New Mexican tradition, this year EXHIB-IT! is doing things a little different. They are allowing nonprofits to promote themselves and gather votes



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Ten Marketing Rules From Super Bowl Ads
01/31/13

Albuquerque's own Steve McKee writes on the takeaways to be learned from the ad unleashed during the Super Bowl:

To the average business owner, Super Bowl commercials often appear to be frivolous, expensive divers



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Bill to cut corporate taxes, institute single sales factor tabled
01/30/13

From the New Mexico Telegram:

The House Taxation and Revenue Committee voted to temporarily table a bill that would have both cut the corporate income tax and institute a single-sales factor. Democrats on the



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NMSBIC Plans to Expand Lending Program in 2013
01/30/13

From Finance New Mexico:

While many financial experts predict slow economic growth in 2013, the New Mexico Small Business Investment Corporation (NMSBIC) is taking action to improve the economy in New Mexico by providing cap



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NM ranks poorly on state government transparency
01/29/13

From Albuquerque Business First:

New Mexico has received poor grades when it comes to transparency and the availability of information on government websites.



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New-Hire Tax Credit Would Spark N.M. Job Growth, Gov. Says
01/29/13

From the Albuquerque Journal:

Gov. Susana Martinez reiterated her legislative plan for economic development today, saying a proposed $1,000 tax credit for each new employee a company hires and new funding for



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What’s Driving the Spike in Small Business Acquisitions
01/28/13

From Bloomberg:

In October, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Eric Bahn sold Beat The GMAT, his social network startup for MBA applicants, to Hobsons, an education technology company in Cincinnati. The money, he sa



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Gov. responds to Democrats' jobs plan
01/28/13

From KRQE:

Job losses and the difficult economy continue to steal the spotlight in Santa Fe.

Democratic lawmakers came together at the roundhouse Monday to present their jobs plan and the governor respond



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Bureau of Business and Economic Research Presents Outlook Study
01/27/13

The University of New Mexico Bureau of Business and Economic Research presented a report at the recent Annual Economic Outlook Conference, held January 15 in Albuquerque.

At the conference, Lee Reynis of the BBER presented  arep



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Tax credit for businesses costs New Mexico $48 million
01/27/13

From the Carlsbad Currenrt -Argus,  citing the Santa Fe New Mexican:

New Mexico's tax credit for businesses that create high-wage jobs was front and center in a recent report about tax polic



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U.S. Work Share Program Helps Employers Avoid Layoffs
01/24/13

Bloomberg explores an alternative to unemployment insurance some states are trying:

When business slowed last fall at Saint-Gobain, a plastics company in Bristol, R.I., the plant cut some employees’ hou



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To Save Spaceport Biz, Informed Consent Bill Sponsored By Both Parties
01/24/13

Clearest context to save the Spaceport business comes from the L.A. Times:

So you’re planning to blast off into outer space on a future commercial flight from New Mexico. What if things go south and you



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Buyers scarce as Mesa del Sol developer seeks exit
01/23/13

From Albuquerque Business First

Forest City Enterprises Inc., the Cleveland firm that came to Albuquerque in 2002 to build the 12,900-acre Mesa del Sol mixed-use, master-planned community that would contain 3



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There Are 2 Sides to the Coin of Business Tax Changes
01/22/13

The Albuquerque Journal looks at the darker side of some tax proposals:

The state’s major business groups, Albuquerque’s mayor and the governor are backing a bill that effectively would eliminate



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Business proposals supported
01/21/13

From the Albuquerque Journal:

Two of Albuquerque’s major business organizations say they will support Martinez administration proposals to lower corporate income tax rates, spend more money on in-plant



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Analysis: Preparing for the unthinkable: Could markets handle a U.S. default?
01/20/13

From Reuters:

Squabbling in Washington over the debt ceiling is again raising the specter that the United States may be forced to delay payments on its debt. While the stigma of a default would be damaging enough to i



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Tax Laws Leave Small Government Contractors in Limbo
01/20/13

Karren Klein at Bloomberg takes a look at how the government's fiscal crisis is affecting small contractors:

Love it or hate it, the legislation passed to avoid the “fiscal cliff” brought a me



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Unemployment claims fall again
01/17/13

Encourgaging employment figures for the nation and the state were released today, according to Albuquerque Business First:



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UNM Anderson Offers Assistance to Small Business Owners
01/17/13

Via UNM Today:

The Uni­ver­sity of New Mex­ico Small Busi­ness Insti­tute (SBI) at the Ander­son School of Man­age­ment is now accept­ing appli­ca­tions for both the spring and fal



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MIOX Corp. Receives Small Business Innovation Research Grant
01/16/13

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Jan 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) -- MIOX Corporation, a leader in innovative electrochemical treatment technologies, announced it has received a Technology Enhancement for Commercial Partnerships (TECP) award from the



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Governor to propose tax credit for small businesses
01/16/13

KOB reports on one of the Governor's intitiatives for the Legislature:

One of Governor Susana Martinez’s goals this session is to make New Mexi



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NFIB Polls New Mexico Small Businesses
01/15/13

The New Mexico chapter of the National Federation of Independent Business released a poll of state small businesses as the 2013 Legislature opens:



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State Development Office offers help for exporters
01/14/13

From Albuquerque Business First:

The



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Virgin Galactic threatens to pull out of New Mexico spaceport
01/14/13

From the U.K.'s Daily Mail:



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Coding to Cut Red Tape for Startups in Santa Cruz
01/13/13

A very interesting article on Bloomberg about  one city's efforts to streamline the bureaucracy for startups - a problem this state also shares.

American small businesses hate red tape. About one in five call



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Op-Ed: It’s Time To Update N.M. Workers’ Comp Law
01/13/13

An op-ed in the Albuquerque Journal by Jack Milarch, CEO of Builders Trust of New Mexico, looks at Workers' Comp laws in the state:

It’s time to pay attention to workers’ compensation again.



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New Mexico Medicaid Expansion Will Move Forward, Republican Gov. Susana Martinez Announces
01/10/13

From The Huffington Post:

A second Republican governor has agreed to carry out an expansion of Medicaid under President Barack Obama's health care reform law. New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez announced her



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SBA extends deadline for nominations
01/09/13

From Albuquerque Business First:

The deadline for nominations for the 2013 National Small Business Week awards has been extended to Jan. 31. The awards are sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administra



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Rio Rancho mayor, Hewlett Packard employees address job losses
01/08/13

From KOB:

First, Hewlett Packard laid off about 100 peo



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KOB: Record number of people moving away from Albuquerque
01/08/13

KOB has this report on an apparent economic migration  from Albuquerque  -- though other data, as we posted previously, indicates a long term population increase for the metro



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Oil Producers To Share Four Corners Data At Conference
01/08/13

FARMINGTON, N.M., Dec. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- An energy conference scheduled for March 18 and 19, 2013, will feature a series of presentations about new drilling for shale oil in the Mancos Shale Formation of the Four Corners Region of Northw



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Albuquerque population could reach 1 million in 2018
01/07/13

From bizjournals.com:

Fifty-two U.S. metropolitan areas currently have more than 1 million residents. Tucson, Ariz., was the latest to join the million-plus club, crossing the threshold just five months ago.



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Reuters: U.S. nuclear lab removes Chinese tech over security fears
01/07/13

Reuters has an in depth article on the  security concerns over  some computer switches at Los Alamos:

A leading U.S. nuclear weapons laboratory recently discovered its computer systems contained some Chinese



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Fiscal Cliff Deal: A Mixed Bag for Business Owners
01/06/13

Here's a good , quick summary from Bloomberg on how the last-ditch fiscal cliff agreement will affect buinsess owners:

Congress pulled off a narrow escape for the U.S. economy this week, averting a fall off the so



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State in line for millions of dollars in Schott loan clawbacks
01/06/13

From Albuquerque Business First:

The state of New Mexico will receive economic development incentive clawbacks from Schott Solar.

The Finance New Mexico program expects to receive $3.3 milli



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Governor touts plan to spur job growth
01/03/13

From KRQE:

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - Gov. Susana Martinez says she wants the state's New Year's resolution to be to get rid of its addiction to federally funded jobs.

On Thursday Martinez told a crowd



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New Mexico MainStreet creates 622 jobs in 2012
01/03/13

From the Deming Headlight:

ARTESIA, N.M. - New Mexico Economic Development Secretary Jon Barela announced the New Mexico MainStreet Program created 622 jobs across the state in 2012 during an event in Artesia



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2012: A Good Year for Small Business Finance
01/02/13

From Small Business Trends:

Small business lending improved during the past 12 months, which is good news for entrepreneurs and the economy overall. Startups and growing companies create the lion’s shar



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NM agency tallies renewable energy tax credits
01/02/13

From AP, via MSNBC:

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico officials reviewed and processed thousands of requests in 2012 for tax credits and other funding aimed at boosting renewable energy development in the state.



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New year in ABQ means new minimum wage
01/01/13

From KRQE:

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - It took thousands of signatures, a lengthy court battle and a political campaign.

But after a landslide of a victory at the polls in November, Albuquerque now has a new min



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New incubator aims to take university technologies to market
01/01/13

From the Albuquerque Journal:

Four new University of New Mexico technologies may be headed for a novel assembly line.

Not a product assembly line, but a company-forming incubator where the New Me



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Leadership institute open to New Mexico high school juniors
12/30/12

The Santa Fe New Mexican has an update on the Rosemont Leadership Institute project that we covered  in May -- the deadline for students to apply is fast approaching:



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Business group polishing jobs plan
12/30/12

From KRQE:

Jobs and technology were the talk of Kirtland Air Force Base Friday as business leaders mulled a plan to bring more tech employment and research to New Mexico.

The big summit brought people tog



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A Year-End Checkup to Keep Your Small Business Healthy
12/27/12

At Bloomberg.com, Karen Klein offers year-end review  techniques for your business:

Where does your business stand now? Where do you want it to go? And how will you achieve that success? A new calendar year is a



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U.S. jobless claims at near 5-year low
12/27/12

From Newsday.com:

The average number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits over the past month fell to the lowest level since March 2008, a sign that the job market is healing.


T



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NM Anti corruption bill would up penalties
12/26/12

From KRQE:

House Bill 13 pre-filed by Representative Nate Gentry, (R) Albuquerque would increase penalties for state employees, elected and appointed officials convicted of felony corruption.

Specifically



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Event to focus on business prep for ‘Angel’ funding
12/26/12

From Albuquerque Business First:

A women’s entrepreneurial education workshop series is hosting a half-day event focused on how businesses can prepare to receive funding through the New Mexico Angels or



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Oil Producers To Share Four Corners Data At Conference
12/26/12

FARMINGTON, N.M. December 20, 2012 – An oil-and-gas conference scheduled for March 18 and 19, 2013, will feature a series of announcements about new drilling for shale oil in the Four Corne



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U.S. Holiday Sales Advanced a Marginal 0.7%, SpendingPulse Says
12/25/12

From Bloomberg.com:

U.S. holiday sales growth slowed by more than half this year after gridlock in Washington soured consumers’ moods and Hurricane Sandy disrupted shopping, MasterCard Advisors Spending



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Commercial loans still on downslide
12/25/12

From New Mexico Business Weekly:

New Mexico’s community banks continued to shed commercial real estate and commercial and industrial loans in the third quarter.


Commercial real es



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New Mexico ready to forge new ties with Mexico
12/23/12

From the El Paso Times comes an interview by Michael Hissam, president of Trans-National Executive Communications, with Joe Barela, economic development secretary of New Mexico, on the state's economic relationship w



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Don't Panic: Fiscal Cliff Chaos Is Good News
12/23/12

From Bloomberg:

Immediately after House Speaker John Boehner’s Plan B fell apart Thursday night, Dow futures plummeted and the media freaked out (Huffington Post headline: “END OF THE WORLD“



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Business May Face Tougher Time at Legislature
12/20/12

From AbqJournal.com:

New, more liberal leaders in New Mexico’s Legislature could mean tougher sledding for business organizations’ agendas, Association of Commerce and Industry President Beverlee McClure s



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U.S. initial jobless claims rise by 17,000
12/20/12

From Investing.com:

The number of people who filed for unemployment assistance in the U.S. rose more-than-expected last week, official data showed on Thursday.

In a report, the U.S. Department of Labor sa



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Hidden Bias: Why You Should Pitch After Lunch
12/19/12

From Bloomberg comes an interesting column on bias, perception and pitching your idea:

Silicon Valley’s elite startup accelerator is getting more selective. Paul Graham recently announced that the numbe



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Forbes ranks New Mexico for business climate
12/18/12

From the New Mexico Business Weekly:

Forbes has ranked New Mexico for its business climate in a new report that takes six factors into consideration.

The state was ranked No. 43 out of the 5



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Sustainability push unites Sandia facilities and research
12/18/12

Sandia National Laboratories issued the following release regarding its new Sustainability Innovation Foundry :



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Why the Feds Want to Give Aspiring Entrepreneurs Unemployment Benefits
12/17/12

From Bloomberg:

In a recent post on the U.S. Labor Department blog, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis and Small Business Administration chief Karen Mills trumpeted a “common-sense” initiative to turn un



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WESST-Santa Fe To Offer New Business Development Training Series
12/17/12

From New Mexico Business Weekly:

WESST-Santa Fe is promoting a new business development series that kicks off in January and continues through March.

“Your Personal Business Start-up And Gr



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New Mexico Bank & Trust Announces Partnership to Provide Energy Efficiency Financing
12/17/12

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Mexico Bank & Trust announced today its partnership with BluePath Finance LLC to provide upfront financing for the installation of energy-efficient technologies used by commercial, industrial and agri



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Moving the Jobless to the Jobs—Crucial for Economic Growth
12/16/12

From Bloomberg:

Immigration is suddenly a hot topic in Washington. From an issue with about as much traction as an ice cube on a skating rink, the election (and Republican’s drubbing at the hands of Latinos) has



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US Foods Activates Solar Power System in Albuquerque
12/16/12

US Foods issued the following release about the new solar power installation at their Albuquerque distribution center:

Reinforcing its strong commitment to sustainability, US Foods today activated a 430 kilowatt solar



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SBA launches self-employment assistance program website
12/16/12

From New Mexico Business Weekly:

A new website that seeks to support state workforce and unemployment agencies implement or expand self-employment assistance progra



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Wineries, microbrewers, chile growers seek a leg up from NM Legislature
12/13/12

From the LasCruces Sun-News:

 

SANTA FE - Businesses with distinctive flavors of New Mexico may get tax breaks next year.

The state Legislature will consider separate bills that would al



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New Mexico small businesses helped by Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists
12/13/12

The Los Alamos National Laboratory issued the following release on its website:



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Virgin Galactic's future at Spaceport uncertain
12/12/12

From todayonline.com, via AP:

ALBUQUERQUE - The deal was sold to New Mexicans in classic Richard Branson fashion. If taxpayers would build the colourful British businessman a US$209-million (S$255-million) futuristic



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Accion seeks to lend $1M in region in December
12/12/12

From New Mexico Business Weekly:

If your small business needs a loan before the year’s end, you might want to contact Accion New Mexico • Arizona • Colorado.

The Albuquerque-based



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Alternatives to Running Your Business From Home
12/11/12

Bloomberg's Karen Klein looks at options  for home -based entrepreneurs to change their workspace:


When Melissa Thompson began developing her online counseling business, TalkSession, in Feb



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UNM's big idea: Help add 100,000 jobs
12/10/12

From KRQE:

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - A recent report, "Expanding UNM's Role in Economic Development" in



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NMSU Entrepreneurship Institute accepting applications in Las Cruces
12/10/12

From Las Cuces Sun-News:

LAS CRUCES — New Mexico State University's Entrepreneurship Institute is now accepting applications from inventors, technologists, researchers and small business owners for its Entrepreneur



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Albuquerque District’s Small Business Program to be Applauded at Conference
12/09/12

From the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers:

Albuquerque District’s Small Business program for 2012 will receive three distinct accolades at the Society of American Military Engineers Annual Small Business Conference



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New Mexico expects $283M in revenue for next year
12/06/12

From Bloomberg:

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Legislature and Gov. Susana Martinez will have slightly more than $280 million to cover budget increases and tax cuts next year under a new revenue forecast out



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Report: New Mexico Young Adults Out of School and Out of Work
12/05/12

From Public News Service:

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The Annie E. Casey Foundation (AECF) Policy Report on Youth and Work finds youth employment at its lowest level since World War II. AECF says b



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Fiscal Cliff Could Cost NM 20,000 Jobs
12/05/12

From KRWG-TV:

New Mexicans could potentially lose 20,000 jobs if the U.S. Congress fails to reach an agreement on the “fiscal cliff,” goes into effect in 2013.

The fiscal cliff refers to autom



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AMA: Little competition among NM health care insurers
12/04/12

From New Mexico Business Weekly:

When it comes to health insurance, New Mexico is a very uncompetitive place, according to a new study by the American Medical Association.

Two health insurers &nd



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ABQ Journal survey seeks out state’s top workplaces
12/03/12

ABQ Journal is part of a partnership in a new initiative to identify the state's top workplaces:

Great workplaces tend to be highly successful enterprises, and how they got that way can be learned and pas



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Businesses Invited to Attend 2012 New Mexico Employer Summit Dec. 6
12/03/12

The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions sent out the following press release last week regarding the upcoming 2012 New Mexico Employer Summit:

(Albuquerque, NM) – The New Mexico Department of



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Albuquerque cuts developer fees in bid for growth
12/02/12

From KRQE:

 Mayor Richard J. Berry signed a new law Friday morning hoping to end a long-running fight and spur construction and business in the city.

The city will now charge developers less to build



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Obama Tries to Assuage Small Businesses' Fiscal Fears
12/02/12

From Bloomberg Businessweek:

When President Barack Obama met with small business owners at the White House on Tuesday, he tried to reassure them that he’ll reach a deal with Republicans in Congress to k



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Crowdfunding Is About to Get More Crowded
11/29/12

Bloomberg Businessweek looks at the latest developments in crowdfunding:

When Medigram, a Silicon Valley startup that makes a messaging app for medical professionals, wanted to raise money earlier this year,



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Albuquerque-area housing vacancy rate more than 8 percent
11/28/12

From New Mexico Business Weekly:

The Albuquerque-area housing vacancy rate is 8.27 percent, according to an analysis by On Numbers.

The Albuquerque-area had 31,119 empty units as of 2011, the yea



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PNM Seeks Renewable Energy Proposals for 2015
11/28/12

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM), New Mexico’s largest electric utility, has issued a request for proposals or RFP for renewable energy projects that will decrease it



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Michael Hissam: New Mexico ready to cash in on export growth
11/26/12

An interesting guest article by Michael Hissam, president of Trans-National Executive Communications, in the El Paso Times looks at New Mexico's strong growth in exports:

Southern New Mexico and



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Shoppers support local stores during Small Business Saturday
11/25/12

From KOB:

Small business owners in Albuquerque had a good day Saturday, and said they even competed with big corporate stores on Friday. Small Business Saturday became a nationwide trend in 2010, and since it started,



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Jobless rate drops slightly in New Mexico
11/25/12

Bloomberg Businessweek carries the latest unemployment numbers for the state, via AP:

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP)



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Planning for NM trade mission to Israel under way
11/20/12

From New Mexico Business Weekly:

Israel is New Mexico’s second-largest international trading partner, after Mexico.

Last year, New Mexico exported $442 million in goods to Israel, and an ad



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New Mexico still struggling in job market
11/20/12

From KOB:

...The great recession started in December 2007, and New Mexico is still struggling to recover from it.

The Albuquerque metro area ranks 91st out of 102 American cities when it comes to the perc



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Small business owners “nervous” about looming fiscal cliff
11/19/12

A good report from Reuters on how small business owners are thinking about the fiscal cliff:

Eric Blinderman, who had to shut down his two upscale New York restaurants for a week in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, s



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Cuts in federal spending weigh on N.M. economy
11/19/12

From ABQ Journal:

New Mexico’s economy seriously lags the rest of the country, and slowing federal spending is a major reason why, according to the head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’



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More Small Retailers Sour on Daily Deal Sites
11/18/12

Interesting read from Bloomberg on how daily deal sites aren't working for some businesses:

Josh Neblett, co-founder and chief executive of online retailer GreenCupboards, is busy planning how he’ll



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Winners, losers, spend big money on minimum wage battle
11/18/12

The NM Telegram looks at the money spent on the Albuquerque minimum wage battle:

The battle to raise the minimum wage $1 an hour in Albuquerque cost three well-financed groups nearly $500,000.



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Spaceport supporters push for NM legislation
11/15/12

From AP, via SFGate:

Republican Gov. Susana Martinez has pushed unsuccessfully for two years for legislation to protect spacecraft manufacturers from legal liability.

She'll now have help from the Sav



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Arts a $300M Industry in ABQ Area
11/15/12

From the ABQ Journal:

The arts in the Albuquerque area is an industry that contributes more than $300 million a year to the local economy, according to three national studies of the arts that were described W



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‘Small Business Saturday’ focus is local economy, jobs
11/15/12

From New Mexico Business Weekly:

The Albuquerque South Valley Small Business Development Center is encouraging Albuquerque area consumers to participate in “Small Business Saturday” Nov. 24.



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JetBlue to launch nonstop service from ABQ to NYC's JFK
11/14/12

New Mexico Business Weekly reports on a new non stop air service between Albuquerque and  New York City announced Wednesday:

Albuquerque Mayor Richard J. Berry announced Wednesday at his State of the Cit



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New Mexico moves ahead with health exchange
11/14/12

From AP, via CanadianBusiness.com :

Gov. Susana Martinez's administration is moving ahead to establish a state-run clearinghouse to help small businesses and tens of thousands of individuals find affordable health



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NM Green Chamber Announces Top Business Recyclers
11/13/12

From HispanicBusiness.com:

The New Mexico Green Chamber of Commerce (NMGCC) this week recognized 34 businesses for their efforts to recycle and reduce their waste in time for America Recycles Day (Nov. 15).



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Marketing Strategies For Nonprofits To Be Discussed At Lunchtime Panel
11/13/12

The New Mexico American Marketing Association  will host a panel discussion exploring marketing strategies for nonprofit organizations on Nov. 15.

Accroding to a



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N.M. Business Bankruptcies Dip
11/13/12

From the ABQ Journal:

Business-related bankruptcies in New Mexico dropped to the lowest level in six years during the 12 months ending with September, in line with the national trend, according to federal dat



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TARP Verdict: Bailouts Failed to Help Small Business
11/11/12

From Bloomberg:

A new report commissioned by the Small Business Administration confirms what a lot of business owners felt in the four years since the financial cr



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Coca-Cola inks deal with N.M. made recovery drink
11/11/12

According to the New Mexico Business Weekly,

The sports recovery drink CorePower, made in the small town of Dexter in southeast New Mexico, could be a nationwide brand by 2014.


Anders P



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WESST Expands “2012 Job Creation Challenge” by $50,000 after reaching its initial goal of r
11/08/12

According to the New Mexico Business Weekly,

WESST is expanding its “2012 Job Creation Challenge” by $50,000 after reaching its initial goal of raising $100,000.

The challenge seeks t



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Hobbs sees record GRT base spurred by oil, gas boom
11/08/12

From New Mexico Business Weekly:

The economy of Hobbs in southeastern New Mexico is booming.

Fueled by the oil and gas boom, businesses in the city of 34,000 in Lea County recorded $375 million i



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N.M. Home Prices Rise, Joining National Trend
11/07/12

From the  ABQJournal:

Home prices in New Mexico increased 3.2 percent in September from a year earlier, a hopeful sign of momentum in the residential market that’s being seen across most of the cou



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SBA Hosts Webinar For Business Winter Prep
11/06/12

The Small Business Administration is offering an online session from 12  noon  to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13, to help business owners prepare for the challenges of winter weather.

The SBA released the following informa



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Apple Said to Be Exploring Switch From Intel for Mac
11/06/12

From Bloomberg:

Apple Inc. (AAPL) is exploring ways to replace Intel Corp. (INTC) processors in its Mac personal computers with a version of the chip technology it uses in the iPhone and iPad, according to people fami



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New Mexico Green Chamber picks executive director of Santa Fe chapter
11/05/12

From New Mexico Bsiness Weekly:

The New Mexico Green Chamber of Commerce and the Santa Fe Green Chamber steering committee have named Glenn Schiffbauer the new executive director of its newly formed Santa Fe



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Santa Fe company asks N.C. to approve solar project
11/04/12

From the Santa Fe New Mexican:

A Santa Fe company has asked the state government in North Carolina to approve plans for a large solar power generation project on private land there.

Amenergy Inc.



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Economic Development Secretary looks to private sector for job growth
11/04/12

From the Santa Fe New Mexican:

Economic Development Secretary Jon Barela looks off the fiscal cliff and sees New Mexico’s future.

Now his job is convincing the Legislature to share that vis



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Deadline looms for Velocity Project applications
11/04/12

From New Mexico Business Weekly:

The deadline to apply for the City of Santa Fe Economic Development Division’s Velocity Project is Nov. 9.

The Velocity Project is an entrepreneurial a



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Leading Indexes Show Increased Economic Activity in 49 States - Except NM
11/04/12

According to its report, "the



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Slumping Small Business Hiring: Obama's Fault?
11/01/12

From Bloomberg, Scott Shane takes " a look at how small business employment has fared over the Obama presidency, and it doesn’t jibe with the administration’s story:"

It’s tru



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10 New Mexico firms chosen for ‘economic gardening’ program
11/01/12

From New Mexico Business Weekly:

Ten small businesses from Las Cruces to Albuquerque have been chosen to participate in the New Mexico Economic Gardening Pilot Program.

The New Mexico Association



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Tax Changes Pitched for Job Growth
10/31/12

From the ABQ Journal:

 

 
New Mexico needs to cut its corporate income tax rates and change the way those taxes are calculated if it is to replace the jobs being lost today to fe



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Alon Brand’s Dollar Aisle 2.0
10/30/12

From cspnet.com comes this report on Alon Brands' (the convenience store firm that runs the Alon and  7-Eleven franchises) testing of a new dollar-store concept for its Albuquerque and El Paso markets:

ALBUQU



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Union Law Delay Falters
10/30/12

From the ABQ Journal:

A proposed delay of Santa Fe’s community workforce agreement hit the scrap heap on Monday.

The Santa Fe Public Works Committee rejected a plan to delay the ordinance u



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Desert View: Ruben Martinez on Boom and Bust in the "New" Southwest
10/29/12

While not really "business" per se,  Ruben Martinez' new book "Desert America: Boom and Bust in the New Old West," is worth a look. The book paints a detailed picture of the complex social dynamics gov



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Santa Fe job numbers show improvement
10/29/12

From The Santa Fe New Mexican :

Santa Fe’s economy is still being buoyed by a boost in tourism and hospitality — and thanks to a stabilization in the government sector, the region is doing better



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Helping Businesses and Banks Hook Up
10/28/12

From Bloomberg, an article on four startups  competing to help smaller companies get loans:

Shalinder Kular and his partners own around two dozen gas stations and 15 Subway franchises in Indiana employing more th



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Retooling your organization or business for 3.0 communications (pt 2)
10/28/12

Last week, I looked at a couple of different ideas for reorganizing your business to better meet modern communications challenges.

But how is the best way to implement su



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Group hopes to boost aviation jobs in N.M.
10/25/12

From KRQE:

Aviation is big business here in New Mexico, and now industry leaders want to make it even bigger.

During a roundtable session at the Albuquerque Sunport Wednesday employers discussed how they



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Lovelace, ABQ Health Partners reach agreement to help 3,000 patients
10/25/12

At least some patients are getting their concerns met in the wake of the lawsuit filed against ABQ Health Partners by Lovelace.

New Mexico Bsuiness Weekly



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Retooling your organization or business for 3.0 communications (pt 1)
10/25/12

Good outbound communication and messaging starts with good internal communication.

The slickest PR campaign or social media policy will fail spectacularly if there's not an effective organizational structure to impl



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Shedding Light on Unconventional Funding Paths
10/24/12

Nice piece from Karen Klein at Bloomberg:

Aspiring entrepreneurs often hope to convince wealthy individuals to buy stakes in their nascent ventures. With angel investors putting $9.2 billion in U.S. companies during t



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Nova Corp. expands plans for huge data center
10/24/12

from New Mexico Business Weekly:

Nova Corp.’s president says the company’s new date for breaking ground on its data center at Mesa del Sol has been moved to the end of the first quarter of 2013.



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Boeing Posts Better-Than-Expected Profit, Raises Forecast for a 3rd Time
10/24/12

According to a New York Times article, business for Boeing is booming:

Boeing reported



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MRCOG Study Shows WESST’s Significant Economic Impact
10/23/12

 

According to an article on WESST's website,

An


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Minimum Wage Fight Gears Up
10/23/12

From the Albuquerque Journal comes the latest summary of the city's minimum wage debate:

Activists, lawyers and politicians have had their say. Now, it’s voters’ turn.

A proposal



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Newsweek's Green Rankings 2012: Greenest Energy Companies in the U.S.
10/23/12

Nice visual treatment of the Newsweek story, from The  Daily Beast:



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Lovelace Health Plan sues ABQ Health Partners, holds town halls for customers
10/22/12

The fallout from the lawsuit filed by Lovelace against ABQ Health Partners continues, as both sides ratchet up the communiques and Lovelace organizes town hall meetings for its customers. Here's some of the latest news output:



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Regardless of Who Wins, Sole Proprietors Will Pay More Taxes
10/22/12

Interesting commentary on Bloomberg  from Scott Shane:

In the second presidential debate, President Obama reiterated his claim that his tax policy would only raise taxes on 3 percent of small business ow



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New cookie company vows hundreds of jobs
10/21/12

From KRQE:

A big business has moved into New Mexico, and it's promising to bring hundreds of jobs with it.

Gov. Susana Martinez announced Friday at a ribbon cutting that the Western Baking Corporation



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Finding Social Media's Most Influential Influencers
10/18/12

Great  piece in Bloomberg today on two new social media startups taking on  Klout:

Marketers have long mined data from social networks for “influencers,” people whose favorable tweets an



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Ball Aerospace Wins National Assessment Group Contract
10/18/12

From PR Newswire, appearing on Herald Online:

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has won its fifth consecutive task order contract for Engineering and Technical Support from the National Assessment



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New tactic fighting minimum wage hike
10/17/12

From KRQE:

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - Let the battle really begin.

Opponents of Albuquerque's proposed minimum-wage hike unveiled their new attack ad while two city councilors also claim a hike would



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USDA lends financial support to create rural business growth, jobs
10/16/12

From the Las Cruces Sun-News:

ALBUQUERQUE - The USDA Rural Development State Director Terry Brunner helped celebrate the obligation of $400,000 to the New Mexico Community Development Loan Fund also known as



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Economists Forecast Listless Growth
10/16/12

From AP, via the Albuquerque Journal:

Economists foresee only tepid growth for the coming year, with unemployment back above 8 percent for the first half of 2013, according to a quarterly survey by the Nation



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Creative ABQ holds third annual symposium
10/15/12

Creative Albuquerque, a non-profit  "with the purpose of affecting policy that results in a vibrant creative economy" per its website, is holding its third annual Symposium on th



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Metro’s office vacancy rate continues its upward climb
10/15/12

The Albuquerque Journal reports that the  vacancy rate for office space in the  metro area has been  at 18 percent or higher for rhe past three years:

If the office market is a reflection



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Three Economic Scenarios Marketers Should Plan for Now
10/14/12

In his most recent column for Bloomberg, Albuquerque's SteveMcKee outlines marketing strategies for  three  economic climates:

With a new round of quantitative easing upon us, the forthcoming election, a



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Pacheco: Infrastructure Concern At Border Governors Conference
10/14/12

An article from Jerry Pacheco -- executive director of the International Business Accelerator, a trade counseling and training program of the New Mexico Small Business Development Centers Network --  details the recent border governor



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Santa Fe Gold Announces Heads of Agreement for Merger with International Goldfields Limited
10/11/12


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Santa Fe Gold Corporation today announced that it has signed a Binding Heads of Agreement to pursue a business combination with International Goldfields Limited.

Key terms of the transact



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Kinesio Medical Tape To Be Made In Albuquerque
10/11/12

From the Albuquerque Journal:

The company behind a popular brand of therapeutic tape has moved its manufacturing operations to Albuquerque.

Kinesio Holding Corp. – which already has its cor



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Business deal to create Clovis jobs in limbo
10/10/12

From KRQE-TV:

CLOVIS, N.M. (KRQE) - A deal made to bring hundreds of jobs to New Mexico, is still in limbo. Taxpayer money was used, and now the city of Clovis is giving the company that signed the deal a strict deadl



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Free business development workshop for Silver City veterans
10/10/12

From the Silver City Sun-News:

SILVER CITY — The New Mexico Veterans' Business Outreach Center is hosting a Business Development Workshop in Silver City for veterans who want to start their own



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EMCORE Awarded Solar Panel Manufacturing Contract
10/10/12

Albuquerque's EMCORE Corporation announced its new contract to produce solar panels for the new AMOS-6 telecommunication satellite today in the following press release:

 

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Oct 10, 2012



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Women-owned businesses on the rise nationally, in NM
10/09/12

New Mexico Business Weekly  article summarizes some latest demographic studies:

New Mex



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Solar businesses alive and well in New Mexico
10/08/12

From AP, via the Ventura County Star:

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico's solar manufacturing industry is alive and well despite a market glut of solar panels that forced one producer to close its doors



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The 20/20 Campaign Recognizes Eight High Growth Companies in Northern New Mexico
10/07/12

Eight companies were announced on Thursday, Oct. 4 at the Spirit of Innovation event in Santa Fe as part of the 20/20 Campaign to celebrate small businesses in Northern New Mexico. The event will be held at the Scottish Rite Temple from 6 to 8



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Why Immigrant Entrepreneurship Is Stalling
10/07/12

Interesting report  from Bloomberg last week on a new report  on immigrant entrepreneurship:

For the first time in decades, the rate of skilled immigrants starting businesses in high-tech industries in the U



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Survey Finds September Hiring Slows
10/04/12

From ABQJournal.com:

WASHINGTON – A private survey shows that U.S. businesses added fewer workers in September than August, a sign that slow growth may be holding back hiring.


Payroll proc



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Power plan beefs up existing lines in NM
10/04/12

From AP, via KRQE:

A proposed $350 million transmission project is one step closer to opening northeastern New Mexico to more solar and wind energy development thanks to a decision by federal regulators.



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Minority Business Development Agencies to Spring Up in Cities With Large American Indian Populations
10/03/12

From Indian Country Today:

A competitive grant process landed the Albuquerque-based American Indian Chamber of Commerce of New Mexico (AICCNM) $1,275,000 to operate a new



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Tesla Fires Up Solar-Powered Charging Stations
10/03/12

From Bloomberg:

"You will be able to drive free forever on pure sunlight. I think it’s pretty hard to beat that.”

 



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ABQ Journal: Suggestions for Jump-Starting the Recovery in N.M.
10/02/12

With a rather cynical and dour -- but not inaccurate -- conclusion, Journal writer Winthrop Quigley covers the recent economic development summit at UNM along with the Journal's own Economy Watch survey:

Peop



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New Mexico Leading State for Export Growth
10/02/12

Appearing on the Cibola Beacon:

The International Trade Administration (ITA) recentl



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ABQ home prices up in August
10/02/12

Here's a quick summary from New Mexico Business Weekly on Core Logic's home sales report for August:

A



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UNM, Investors partner up on medical projects
10/01/12

From the Albuquerque Journal:

Newly developed University of New Mexico technologies may soon help doctors stem damage from strokes and better heal wounds thanks to collaboration between UNM and a group of &ld



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Op-Ed: More Dismal Science for Would-Be Entrepreneurs
09/30/12

A great piece from Scott Shane at Bloomberg touting the virtues of studying microeconomics for business students:

 

Teaching entrepreneurship is a growth business for U.S. business schools. The number



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Reservations double for 2012 Balloon Fiesta
09/30/12

According to a report from KRQE,

Albuquerque's International Balloon Fiesta is less than a week away and if early indications about the event turn out to be true, it could be extremely uplifting to the city's



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New TriVita Asia Health and Wellness Business Opens in Hong Kong
09/28/12

TriVita Asia Leaders Mike and Carisa Riedmiller, leaders of one of the Fastest Growing and Largest TriVita Teams in the world, announced the opening of the newest office in Hong Kong last September 18, 2012. TriVita is a networking business whi



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Spaceport America: Still Waiting For Promised Reward
09/27/12

Two days ago, we carried a KRWG report on the  southern New Mexico spaceport 's progress . Thsi report on Red Orbit digs a little deeper into the economic progress of



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Job Training Incentives Program Approves $1,350,664 in Funds for 311 NM Jobs
09/27/12

The New Mexico Department of Economic Development issued the following news release:


The Job Training Incentives Program (JTIP) board approved $1,359,664 in funding at its September meeting. This funding will aid in the crea



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Bernalillo County approves Lowe’s incentives
09/27/12

From New Mexico Business Weekly:

The Bernalillo County Commission has approved economic development incentives that seek to help Lowe’s Home Improvement create 300 new jobs in Albuquerque.



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Is the Small Business Lobby Really All About Big Business?
09/26/12

From Bloomberg:

The conservative leanings of the National Federation of Independent Business, the small business lobbying group that describes itself as “a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization,” ha



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Sumitomo Electric Device Innovations to open in ABQ
09/25/12

From New Mexico Business Weekly:

Sumitomo Electric Device Innovations USA Inc. is opening in Albuquerque, and the State Land Office will hold a ribbon-cutting for Sumitomo Oct. 4.

Sumitomo w



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Spaceport Moves Closer To December 2013 Opening
09/25/12

 

The New Mexico Spaceport Authority (NMSA) Board of Directors approved the award of two new contracts this week, moving the spaceport closer to its grand opening in December 2013. The board approved the award of the runway modi



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ABQ’s Economy Defies Recovery
09/24/12

From the Albuquerque Journal:

Something is holding the Albuquerque and New Mexico economies down, but the data available to economists aren’t revealing what it might be, said Lee Reynis, director of the



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Sacred Power lands $4M solar panel contract with Navy
09/24/12

From the New Mexico Business Weekly:

Sacred Power Corp. of Albuquerque recently signed a $4 million contract with the U.S. Navy to provide solar panels at nine bases around the country.

Sacred Po



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Business Development Funds to NMSU
09/23/12

From AP, via Albuquerque Journal:

New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Center has been awarded $1 milli



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UNM’s Anderson School, NM Corrections Dept. partner on business project
09/23/12

From New Mexico Business Weekly:

The University of New Mexico’s Anderson School of Management and the New Mexico Corrections Department announced a new partnership Sept. 18.


The p



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P4Q to open solar electronics factory in Albuquerque
09/20/12

A brief article of note for New Mexicans appeared in Power Engineering .com today:

P4Q USA Inc., a Spanish supplier of



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UNM Hosts Economic Development Summit
09/20/12

 From the Albuquerque Journal:

An economic development summit in Albuquerque on Friday aims to generate bright ideas from researchers, innovators, businesspeople and professionals about how the Universit



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N.M. dodges Amazon sales tax — for now
09/19/12

From the Santa Fe New Mexican:

Even though the biggest Internet retailer starts collecting sales tax in California on Saturday, it will probably take an act of Congress before Amazon or another online seller



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City leaders take initiative to promote Albuquerque to decision makers
09/19/12

From KRQE:

Mayor Richard J. Berry is currently on a multiple-city site visit to the east coast to encourage business development and expansion in the Albuquerque area. He is joined by Albuquerque Economic Development



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Carbon-Neutral Fuel Developer With NM Demo Plant Partners With Audi
09/19/12

This  on Boston.com:

Joule Unlimited Technologies Inc., a



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American Indian Chamber lands $1.3 million for business center
09/18/12

From New Mexico Business Weekly:

The American Indian Chamber of Commerce of New Mexico h



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Four Resources for Hispanic Business Owners
09/18/12

From Fox Business:

September 15th marked the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month. With a population that has reached over 50 million, Hispanics are the fastest growing class of citizens in the United States.



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Rebirth of solar technology plant to bring jobs back to Albuquerque
09/17/12

From KOB:

More jobs appear to be on the way for Albuquerque as a new company moves in to take over for Schott Solar.



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Pioneers of Eco-Friendly Laundry
09/16/12

From Bloomberg BusinessWeekly:

Inspiration hit Phillipe Christodoulou outside an Argentine laundry: A customer was



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Small Biz Gets Plenty of Love, but Where's the Action?
09/16/12

Nice piece on Bloomberg about  how the variety within the small business sphere gets swallowed up by politics:

In election years, Democrats and Republicans talk about small businesses as the epitome of A



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Defense contractor relocating to Albuquerque
09/13/12

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Defense contractor Air USA is moving is corporate headquarters to New Mexico.
Company officials joined Gov. Susana Martinez and Mayor Richard Berry Wednesday to announce they are moving from Quincy, Ill., to Albuque



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New economic index finds ABQ lagging
09/13/12

From New Mexico Business Weekly:

A new economic index seeks to identify the markets in the U.S. that are strongest economically, and found Albuquerque among the bottom third.

American City B



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U.S. Dept of Commerce Invests $1 Million to Establish Arts-Based Business Incubator in NM
09/12/12

WASHINGTON - Acting U.S. Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank today announced a $1 million Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant to the Keshet Dance Company of Albuquerque, New Mexico. The funding will help the company purchase a facility



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Construction waste, recycling are topics at CFMA event
09/12/12

The Albuquerque chapter of the Construction Financial Management Association is hosting an event that will focus on construction waste and recycling.


The speakers at the event are Lindsay Duncan and Mike Halcom of Halcom Con



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What Limits Hispanic Entrepreneurs
09/11/12

A very interesting piece from Bloomberg last week --- if  you didnt see it,  you should:

When broadcast television and Internet data streams out of the Democratic National Convention this week, Louis Romero



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Startup New Mexico Joins the Ranks of Startup America Regions
09/11/12

A noteworthy press release came my way:

ALBUQUERQUE, NM--(Marketwire - Sep 10, 2012)  Startup New Mexico



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China Dominates Renewable Energy Markets; U.S. A Falling No. 2
09/10/12

From domesticfuel.com:

According to the most recent Global Renewable Energy Country Attractiven



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Creative Albuquerque and National Hispanic Cultural Center Host Creative Economy Symposium
09/09/12

Creative Albuquerque, in partnership with the National Hispanic Cultural Center, is proud to announce its third annual Albuquerque Symposium on the Creative Economy October 19, 2012 at the National Hispanic Cultural Center.

The corne



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Typo may shelve Albuquerque minimum wage push
09/09/12

Msn.com  is running a story on the typo in Albuquerque's minimum wage referendum:

A referendum aimed at increasing the minimum wage in Albuquerque may not make in on the city's ballot because of an unexpe



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IRS, UNM to host nonprofit workshops in Albuquerque
09/06/12

From New Mexico Business Weekly:

The Internal Revenue Service and the University of New Mexico are offering two, one-day workshops Sept. 28 and Sept. 29 in Albuquerque for small to medium-sized 501(c)3 t



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SF Reporter: Solving unemployment is far more complex than it appears
09/05/12

Nice reporting  by SF Reporter  on some of the more subtle consequences of  long -term unemployment:

A few weeks ago, Sonia Montoya, 26, landed a job interview at Garcia Nissan Santa Fe, off St



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ABQ home closings spike in preliminary August figures
09/05/12

From New Mexico Business Weekly:

Preliminary home sales figures for Albuquerque in August show



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KAFB Fuel-Leak Saga Covered By L.A.Times
09/05/12

The jet propellant and aviation gas leaking into the aquifer at  Kirtland Air Force Base is a well-known story to New Mexicans, but it  also caught the attention of the L.A. Times, who did their own report:



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In-State Preference Problems Persist
09/03/12

From the Albuquerque Journal:

In the latest snafu surrounding the new in-state bidding preference for government projects, nearly 40 businesses and contractors certified by the state now have to reapply or lo



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KRQE: Jobless benefits to see cuts in N.M.
09/03/12

According to a report from KRQE-TV,

... The struggle to find work could get tougher soon. Anyone who lost a job in June or earlier potentially could have been eligible for 73 weeks of state and federal unemployment be



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US Bank expanding footprint in N.M.
09/03/12

Appearing on equities.com but attributed to the Journal is an article on the increased presence of U.S.Bank in the state:



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Convention Business Shows Signs of Life
08/30/12

The  Albuquerque Journal has an optimistic update on the city's convention business:

The bleeding might finally have stopped on the local convention and meeting scene.

Booking



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Sandia Science & Technology Park Fuels Economy with Jobs, Tax Revenue, Spending
08/29/12

The U.S. Department of Energy's Sandia National Laboratories issued the following news release:


The $1.89 billion in economic activity generated by the Sandia Science & Technology Park (SS&TP) since it was establ



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Udall: Partisan Politics Hurting U.S. Economy
08/29/12

From the Albuquerque Journal :

New Mexico Sen. Tom Udall told Albuquerque business leaders Monday that partisan politics in Washington are stalling the nation’s economic recovery.

“Go



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KRQE: Governor's book buy irks local sellers
08/29/12

From KRQE:

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) — Gov. Susana Martinez, known for touting support for local businesses, is taking heat from book dealers for going out of state for books handed out to every New Mexico first-grader



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San Diego’s Sapphire Energy Producing Green Crude From NM Algae Farm
08/28/12

From Xconomy:

San Diego’s Sapphire Energy says today it has harvested 81 tons of algal biomass from its farm in Columbus, N.M., less than two months after the first phase of its “green crude farm&



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Lawyers Expect Young Immigrants to Flood Small Employers
08/27/12

From Bloomberg:

As many as 1.76 million unauthorized immigrants could gain temporary relief from deportation and be authorized to work legally in the U.S. under President Barack Obama’s deportation deferral prog



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Albuquerque recycling centers shut down
08/27/12

 

From Resource Recycling comes this article:

Six scrap metal recycling centers in Albuquerque, New Mexico have been shut down in the wake of a crackdown



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Bloomberg Businessweek Adds Context to NMFA Scandal Coverage
08/23/12

The New Mexico Finance Authority scandal has caught the attention of Bloomberg Businessweek, where reporter Amanda J. Crawford posted a nice story on the affair this week.

After a sharp, concise summary , Crawford



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KRQE: International trade alliance formed
08/23/12

According to a KRQE blog post,

The newly formed Albuquerque-Bernalillo County International Trade Alliance is inaugurating itself wit



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KRQE: PNM to vacate downtown ABQ building
08/22/12

KRQE is reporting on the latest addition to  downtown vacancies:

Albuquerque office buildings are getting increasingly empty with the highest amount of office vacancies in about 20 years, according to statistics



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LANL Critical to area's economic health
08/22/12

The Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce blog  is carrying a story from The New Mexico Business Weekly on how cuts at Los Alamos National Laboratory are rippling throuh the area's economy:

While the imp



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Organizations Team Up for Technology Weekend
08/21/12

From the New Mexico Tech Council comes this update  on some upcoming events this weekend:

School’s back in session, the monsoonal rains have returned and we’re glad to be part of an upswing in larger



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New Mexico Family Business Alliance rolls out conference line up
08/20/12

From the New Mexico Business Weekly:

The New Mexico Family Business Alliance is holdi



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How Public Libraries Are a Boon to Small Business
08/19/12

Interesting article on how libraries may not be doing enough to promote their abilities as a small business resource:

Libraries from coast to coast have won accolades for being oases in the unemployment desert for mil



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UNM's Small Business Institute Offers Help
08/19/12

According to an ABQ Journal brief,

The University of New Mexico Small Business Institute at the Anderson School of Management is now accepting applications from small-business owners for the fall 2012 and spr



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Study: Climate Change Threatens New Mexico Ski Season
08/16/12

An article apprearing in HispanicBusiness.com (but attributed to the Santa Fe New Mexican ) states that New Mexico's ski industry  is at risk due to climate change.

According to the article,



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BizWeek: NM among states that lost retail jobs in past year
08/16/12

According to an article in New Mexico Business Weekly,

The retail sector is recovering from the recession in two-thirds of U.S. states — but a third of states, including New Mexico, are continuing to su



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Microbusinesses Eke Out Slow Recovery
08/15/12

Some recent articles are painting a slow recovery picture for  microbusinesses.

On Bloomberg.com, an article entitled "



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KOB: Political battle heats up over efforts to raise Albuquerque's minimum wage
08/15/12

According to a KOB report,

A political battle is heating up over efforts to raise Albuquerque's minimum wage by a dollar an hour.

The city clerk has 10 days to check over more than 25,000 petition sig



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Corporate Social Responsibility: Distinction or Distraction?
08/14/12

A good article on Bloomberg (by Albuquerque's own Steve McKee) looks at the kinds of  decisions and assessments companies need to consider  in their CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) strategies.

McKee lays out



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Bi-national border town grows after setbacks
08/13/12

An Associated Press story via Gosanangelo.com details the economic growth of Santa Teresa, N.M.:

SANTA TERESA, N.M. — The original developer's grandiose dream for turning this wide-open swath of desert into



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Abq Journal: Number of Layoffs at HP Unclear
08/12/12

The Albuquerque Journal follows up on  the chatter surrounding potential layoffs at HP's Rio Rancho center:

Rumors continue to swirl about layoffs at Hewlett-Packard’s Rio Rancho customer technical supp



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KOB: After arrests, what's next for the New Mexico Finance Authority?
08/09/12

Good article and news clip from KOB regarding the New Mexico Finance Authority's current woes:

Immediately after being released from jail Wednesday,  the former controller of the New Mexico Finance Autho



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Bingaman: NM would feel sequestration’s impact
08/09/12

According to the New Mexico Business Weekly,

About 100 attended Sen. Jeff Bingaman’s final congressional briefing for the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce Thursday at the Embassy Suites hotel, where the senator spoke abo



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NMSU marketing students’ plan strikes chord with Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra
08/08/12

From the NMSU College of Business:

A group of marketing students from New Mexico State University hit ju



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Bloomberg: Time to See Older Workers as an Asset
08/07/12

A thoughtful article on the Bloomberg web site today  advocates for the value in an older work force:



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Martinez drops $100 annual fee for businesses
08/06/12

According to an article in the  Alamogordo Daily News,

More than 1,500 companies that do business with the state received a break Monday -- a fee reduction of $100 each from Gov. Susana Martinez's ad



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Variety: New Mexico Film Industry On The Mend
08/05/12

The entertainment industry mainstay Variety has a good report updating the status of New Mexico's film business:

...The state remains sunny and easily accessed, but when Republican Susana Martinez succede



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Geotourism company opens in Santa Fe
08/05/12

According  to the New Mexico Business Weekly ,

A regional geotourism company — Odyssey Trails — has opened in Santa Fe this month.

The company has been launched by co-direc



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PTAP Offering Procurement Workshops
07/31/12

The New Mexico Procurement and Technical Assistance Program is offering workshops on government procurement techniques and tips for businesses.

They will be held at the Small B



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Key Economic Indicators Due This Week
07/30/12

A great reminder on Christopher Power's  blog  about  some major economic data due to be released this week:



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AP: Albuquerque Company's Athletic Tape A Staple For Numerous Olympic Athletes
07/29/12

Via AP via the Albuquerque Journal, a  nice feature  on an Albuquerque company whose product is a big help for Olympic atheletes:

Albuquerque-based Kinesio Holding Co. has never paid an athlete to wear



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Bloomberg: Getting Started in Government Contracting
07/26/12

Very helpful and informative column from Karen Klein on getting your business to do business with the government:
 

...Browse the Federal Business Opportunities website to see what kinds of contract oppor



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N.M. Businesses Eligible for Drought-Impact Loans
07/26/12

GRANTS (AP) — Small, nonfarm businesses in Cibola County and seven neighboring counties that have been affected by drought now can apply for low-interest federal disaster loans.

The deadline to apply for up to $2 million in loa



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NM Bankruptcy Filings Continue To Fall
07/25/12

AP - Bankruptcy filings in New Mexico have been sliding since mid-2010 and continued to decrease during the first half of 2012.

 

The Albuquerque Journal reports (



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PNM Pay Center Dispute Lives On
07/24/12

Though originally in the Albuquerque Journal, this story was picked up by Knight Ridder and



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NM Leads Nation In Job Losses, Even As Unemployment Dips
07/23/12

According to an  Associated Press article Friday, 

The federal government reports New Mexico and two other states had the nation's



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Will An Albuquerque Minimum Wage Hike Affect Your Business?
07/22/12

According to an article in the New Mexico Business Weekly,

The Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce



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Small Business Becomes Spin Fodder In Election Year
07/19/12

Great article in Bloomberg  yesterday, examining how the  label of  "small business"  is used to hawk all kinds of agendas across the spectrum, even if the items  in question have little to do with small busin



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AP: Developers pull plans for New Mexico ghost town
07/19/12

From Boston.com:, July 14:

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The company behind plans t



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NM Tourism report shows 5 percent rise in visitors
07/17/12

From the Associated Press, via CBS:

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Tourism was up nearly 5 percent in New Mexico last year, marking a shift in momentum that is creating new jobs and pumping millions of new dollars into the



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Venture Investment in New Mexico
07/16/12

An article in today's Albuquerque Journal looks at how the venture fund business in New Mexico is faring.

According to the article,

The industry is rebounding nationwide, but in New Mexico, it



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Bloomberg: Using a Barter Exchange to Conserve Cash
07/15/12

Some out -of-the-box perspectives from Bloomberg last week as Karen Klein interviews Chief Executive Officer John Strabley of  International Monetary Systems on how rthe concpet of barter can help businesses with cash flow:



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AP: NM's state revenues to be higher than expected
07/15/12

From the Associated Press, via MSNBC:

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Revenue levels for the state of New Mexico will come in roughly $250 million



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NM Ranks 36th For Business in CNBC Study
07/12/12

New Mexico squeaks out of the bottom third in CBNC's new study of "America's Top States for Business," ranking 36th and tieing with Kentucky.

Local reaction has p



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Coronado Ventures Forum To Showcase Human Computer Interaction (HCI) Developments
07/11/12

The Santa Fe-based Coronado Ventures Forum will showcase some recent developments in the field of  Human Computer Interaction on Thursday, July 19, 2012, in Albuquerque, NM., according to  the press release below.



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KRQE: Layoffs at Rio Rancho HP Center
07/10/12

Accordding to a KRQE report , the Hewlett Packard plant in Rio Rancho is not immune to a company-wide tightening:

More layoffs hit Albuquerque Monday, this time at the Hewlett Packard Center in Rio Rancho.



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Effort Underway to Increase Albuquerque Minimum Wage
07/09/12

From the Public News Service:

WorkingAmerica is sponsoring an initiative to raise the minimum wage in Albuquerque. The AFL-CIO affiliat



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Students Launch Businesses In UNM Entrepreneur Class
07/09/12

Very nice to see the Anderson School of Management   offering some hands-on, real world experience to budding entrepreneurs!

According to the



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Small Businesses And Government Procurement: Are You In The Right Sector?
07/09/12

A recent article in BizJournals takes the federal government to task for falling short on small business contracting goals, but the Department of Energy is touting their own efforts.

In an article entitled "



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N.M. Company To Open More Shale Water Treatment Plants
07/05/12

According to an article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's "Pipeline" section, which covers Marcellus Shale developments and news, New Mexico-based Altela Inc will open two new plants in that area:



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Bloomberg Businessweek: Crowdsourced in the U.S.A.
07/04/12

Interesting piece in Bloomberg Businessweek about  how Quirky.com  turned  to U.S. manufacturing, rather than



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N.M. Must Be Friendly To Business
07/02/12

Paul Gessing, President of New Mexico's Rio Grande Foundation, writes a guest post on the Albuquerque Journal web site, noting that while the state is popular for retirees, economic growth needs improvement: 



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VB and MS ACCESS
07/02/12

I have a web site that contain new about Visual Basic and MS Access. Browse and see the news.



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Cigar Aficionado
07/02/12

The forum site is a social network business in new maxico. This site help us to post newn. there are important news in the following site. Visit the site and collect news. there are many social network for



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NM Not Alone In Schott Shakeout
07/01/12

While Albuquerque copes with the loss of 250 jobs as a result of the Schott Solar pullout, it appears the New Mexico operation isn't the only one on Schoot's closure list



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New Mexico's Top 10 Tech Companies By Revenue
06/27/12

From Avionics Intelligence comes this summary of the state's top ten revenue-producing tech companies. The list is part of the New Mexico Flying 40, which annually honors the state's fastest-growing companies.



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UNM Anderson School Project Saves Water, Gives Students Real-Life Experience
06/24/12

From UNM Today:

Stu­dents at the Ander­son School of Man­age­ment are get­ting real-life expe­ri­ence while work­ing to mar­ket a New Mex­ico prod­uct that reduces



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Upsite Technologies Receives Award as Top 40 Revenue Generating Technology Company
06/21/12

Kudos to Upsite Technologies for their work  and also to Technology Ventures Corporation (one of the FoorumNM groups here,  in fact ) for recognizing the company, according to this press release:

Technology



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Small Businesses Leave Nob Hill, Citing Rent Prices
06/20/12

According to a report on KRQE's website, several businesses in Nob Hill claim they are being forced  to leave the neighborhood as realtors increa



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NM Tech Lays Off 70 Anti-Terror Training Center Employees
06/19/12

An article Tuesday in the Albuquerque Journal  reports  that:

The New Mexico Institute of Mining



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New incentive to fix up downtown Clovis businesses
06/19/12

From KFDA in Amarillo:

A big effort to revitalize downtown Clovis is being bolstered by a new incentive for business owners.

 

The New Mexico Historic Preservation Office is offering a h



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Greek Vote Calms Market Jitters; Asia Stocks Rise
06/17/12

Businessweek.com is carrying two stories at this hour ( 9 p.m. Sunday) detailing developments regarding the Greek parliamentary elections and their implications for the jittery financial markets.

In "



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WESST Billboard Campaign Showcases Small Businesses
06/14/12

The non-profit small business incubator WESST is running a billboard campaign highlighting some of their recent successes:

For the past sev



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Water Supply Considered In New Approach to Forest Management
06/12/12

In the wake of the recent forest fires in Colorado and New Mexico, The Economist had a very interesting article last week covering some ecological and conservation issues surrounding fire management .

The article assesses a



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New Mexico Small Business Assistance Program recognized by U.S. Department of Commerce
06/12/12

From the US Department of Energy's Office of Economic Impact and Diversity website:



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Four Principles For Small Businesses Using Social Media
06/11/12

I've fielded some inquiries lately on social media tips for small businesses, both from small businesses and as part of some online discussions. It's a hard question to answer, because every business, market, audience, and goal is diffe



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Flying Star Cafe lead social media business competition
06/10/12

 

New Mexico Business Weekly, part of the American City Business Journals network, is reporting on the state results of the



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Albuquerque Businesses Help Sunport's 1MW Solar Power Installation
06/07/12

A number of web articles are covering the completion of Albuquerque Sunport's solar power installation.

The project used Albuquerque-based Affordable Solar for installation, while SCHOTT Solar, which has a manufacturing plant in



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Report: Albuquerque, Santa Fe Rank Top For Increase in Job Openings
06/05/12

The job search engine website SimplyHired.com  has released its June 2012 Employment Outlook report, with some encouraging data for the New Mexico economy.

According to an



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Espanola Small Business Development Center Recognized Nationally
06/04/12

The Grant County Beat web site has posted a press release  about the 



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Rosemont Realty Partners with UNM, NMSU to Invest in Future Leaders for New Mexico
05/31/12

From UNM Today:

Rose­mont Realty CEO Dan Bur­rell met with New Mex­ico



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LC Sun-News: Jobseeking vets face higher unemployment rate
05/28/12

The Las Cruces Sun-News  highlights the plight of unemployed veterans in an article this Memorial Day weekend. 

The article states that "About one out of every 10 New Mexicans is a military veteran," and



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NM Unemployment Fund in 'Dire' Condition
05/24/12

From HispanicBusiness.com:

New Mexico's unemployment insurance fund is in a "dire" condition, contended a report released Monday by a child welfare advocacy



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New Mexico Basic Business Taxes and Direct Financial Incentives 2012
05/23/12

 Areadevelopment .com offers a nice one -page overview of New Mexico's current tax incentives for businesses:

New Mexico’s economic development, finance and



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Women-Owned New Mexico and Tennessee Firms Win Top Honors For Excellence in Small Business Contracti
05/22/12

From the PR Newswire:

-- Two women-owned small business contractors, one a general construction firm from New Mexico and the other a project management services company from Tennessee, have been named the Nat



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NM Business Weekly: Mesa del Sol Unveils Aperture Center Microgrid
05/18/12

From the NM Business Weekly :

Public and private sector officials from Japan joined New Mexico of



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Lab Partnership Program Seeks Small-Business Groups Needing Technical Help
05/17/12

The New Mexico Small Business Assistance (NMSBA) Program is looking for groups of companies facing common challenges that could use technical assistance from researchers at Sandia and Los Alamos nation



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New business turns Texas oil field waste into drinking water
05/15/12

CALLAHAN COUNTY, Texas — A team of scientists and oil business executives from Canada and New Mexico have performed a West Texas miracle.

Instead of turning water into wine, these four men have turned an oil field waste by-prod



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Sun-News: Las Cruces Leaders To Talk Business In Washington, D.C.
05/11/12

From the Las Cruces Sun News:

 

A day after Doña Ana County, and Las Cruces, lost out on an estimated $1 billion project that would have located on the West Mesa, Mayor Ken Miyagishima



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A Note From Your New foorumnet.com Curator/Administrator
05/11/12

 

Hi everyone,

Foorumnet.com  users should know that Michael Odza, who has  been the chief steward of this site for a very long time, has  left foorumnet.com  to pursue other opportunities. 



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New Mexico Center for Energy Policy's Dr. Daniel Fine speaks on I Spy Radio on speculation,Shale-Oi
04/17/12

 

 

Hear New Mexico Center for Energy Policy's Dr. Daniel Fine speaks on I Spy Radio on energy speculation,The future of Shale & Oil, fracking, ele



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Dr Daniel Fine, New Mexico Center for Energy Policy speaks on North Carolina's approach to shale ga
02/28/12

Daniel Fine
New Mexico Center for Energy Policy : Energy

Dr. Daniel Fine of the New Mexico Center for Energy Policy discusses North Carolina's approach to shale gas and hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking." Fine



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Dr Daniel Fine, New Mexico Center for Energy Policy speaks on North Carolina's approach to shale ga
02/28/12

Dr. Daniel Fine of the New Mexico Center for Energy Policy discusses North Carolina's approach to shale gas and hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking." Fine offered these comments during a Feb. 27, 2012, presentation to the John Lock



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Officials Return From Western Gas Fields ‘Invigorated’
02/04/12

Participants in a recent shale gas energy conference held in Hobbs, New Mexico, referred to a whirlwind trip to Lea County, NM, as exhausting but enlightening. Bradford County Commissioners Doug McLinko, Mark Smith, and Daryl Miller, Susquehanna



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Commissioners visit New Mexico for natural gas conference
01/30/12

BY JAMES LOEWENSTEIN (Staff Writer)Published: January 21, 2012TOWANDA - While Bradford County has experienced extensive gas drilling for a few years, what will it be like after the drilling has gone on for decades?The three Bradford County



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Energy Conference Focuses On Shale Gas Hot-Button Issues
01/11/12

SOCORRO, N.M. January 10, 2012 As oil companies deploy hundreds of wells in northeast Pennsylvania to tap into the lucrative shale gas deposits, many are weighing the environmental impacts, the economic outlook and the regulatory climate related



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Job Opportunity - Senior Sales Consultant
12/29/11

SolarGlass Window & Door owns and operates the Marvin Design Gallery in Santa Fe and a satellite showroom in Albuquerque. We are looking for an addition to our sales team.Our Senior Sales Consultant will be based in Santa Fe and will be responsi



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Shale Gas & Conventional Gas: From Pennsylvania to New Mexico
12/27/11

January 12-13, 2012, Lea County Event Center, Hobbs, NM, EnergyPlex Conference Series 2012HOBBS, N.M., Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On January 12 and 13, the Economic Development Corporation of Lea County and the New Mexico Tech Univers



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Mid-year trend reports: "Join is the new buy," HTML5
08/02/11

Remember when you eagerly awaited the trend forecasts in the slow news period at the end of the year? No? In any case, you no longer have to wait. We've let several waves of trend reports slip by without sharing them, but here are a few recent ones:



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Alert: FoorumNM will be offline for maintenance Sunday, April 22
04/22/11

FoorumNM.com will be offline for about an hour Sunday morning -- not sure which hour yet, but it shouldn't be for longer than about an hour.



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Have a great idea? Can you present in 18 minutes? TEDxABQ wants you.
03/27/11

Mid-April is the first deadline to nominate speakers, yourself or others to Albuquerque's own 2nd annual TED event, scheduled for Sept. 10, 2011.A self-generating, locally-organized spinoff of the original Technology Entertainment Design conferen



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Searching for Tech Excellence!
03/22/11

The New Mexico Technology Council is happy to announce that nominations are now open for our annual Tech Excellence awards to be held at "Tech Ex" 2011 on June 3rd in Albuquerque. We're looking for *Innovative* solutions, those that have had signific



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Los Alamos Chamber Exec Leads NMCEA
03/05/11

Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Kevin Holsapple was elected in January by his peers as President of the New Mexico Chamber Executives Association (NMCEA) for 2011. NMCEA, the association of the State's Chambers of Commerce works on



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New Mexico: Requesting Study of Regional Transmission Organization
03/02/11

Senate Memorial 54 was introduced in the New Mexico legislative session on Friday, February 25, 2011 requesting formation of a technical committee to consider functionality of a Regional Transmission Organization (RTO) or like structure for New Mexic



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Alert: Watch President live at Intel re STEM program, 12:35 Mountain
02/18/11

Our friends at Innovate-Educate recommend this live report coming up shortly (2:35 pm Eastern time). Intel is one of I-E's key partners.



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National broad-band map debuts -- lots of white space in New Mexico...
02/17/11

Created as a joint project of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and the FCC, this first-ever map of the availability of all flavors of high-speed Internet, wireline, wireless or satellite, is very much a work-in-pr



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Advisers to Department of Education Announced - no STEM experts
02/09/11

New Mexico's new Secretary of Education, Hanna Skandera today announced a group of advisers with diverse educational specialties, including longitudinal studies of state educational achievement, national lawmaking, teacher effectiveness, and school o



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Colorado Smart Grid Task Force Report Released
02/08/11

Colorado Senate Bill 10-180 (the Bill), created the Colorado Smart Grid Task Force (Task Force) for the purpose of producing a report containing recommendations and analysis on the feasibility, cost, and timing of transitioning to a secure, resilient



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Santa Fe Community College one of 10 in U.S. to pilot "virtual incubator" network
02/02/11

Ten community colleges will be the initial pilot sites for an effort to foster mentor relationships and otherwise assist new entrepreneurs in a "hybrid" network that will use both bricks and virtual tools. Funded by an initial grant of $995,000 f



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February 7 is the last day for Early Registration for the Global New Energy Summit
02/01/11

The Global New Energy Summit (www.gnes.rmtech.org) is designed as an annual retreat of new energy leadership with over 500 attendees from across the key disciplines of science, industry, policy and finance. Global thought leaders will discuss emergi



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Obama launches public-private partnership to foster startups
01/31/11

Startup America Partnership, a not-for-profit with substantial corporate support, was announced today from the White House. It will expand Colorado's TechStar model as well as other similar ones to help 6,000 new entrepreneurs across the country, wit



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Agriculture Dept. awards distance learning grants to rural counties
01/25/11

Gallup-McKinley and Jemez Valley school districts in New Mexico won close to half a million dollars each to add video conferencing and other distance learning technology. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Development program supports tel



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Santa Fe Institute finds scaling laws help explain thriving cities
01/24/11

In the first of a series of articles by Santa Fe Institute scientists to appear in The Santa Fe New Mexican, Luis Bettencourt explains the paper he and colleagues published late last year that revealed the specific, measurable effect of size on numer



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Cottonwood Technology Ventures funds first four companies (Disclosure: FoorumNM founder)
01/23/11

According to iStockAnalyst, which picked up the story from the El Paso Times...Cottonwood Technology Ventures has invested in:--Edioma, an Austin company which has developed Spanish- and English-language instruction products delivered via mobile



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FoorumNM Exclusive: Cleantech in the new Congress: the Coronado Venture Forum discussion
01/21/11

The Coronado Venture Forum January 20 meeting at the Prairie Star in Bernalillo revealed that the prospects for progress this year on reducing global greenhouse gases and boosting renewable energy were clouded but not totally black. The main spea



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Film industry subsidies debate rages in numerous states
01/20/11

The New York Times today noted the debates going on in several states about the value of the budget-deficit-driven cuts to film subsidies. In passing, the Times article by Michael Cieply noted that the Center for Budget Priorities had looked at many



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Pecans vs. protectionism: Why trade with China is important to NM
01/20/11

Jamie P. Estrada is the president of Global Growth Strategies, Inc., an international trade consultancy, and served as U.S. deputy assistant secretary of commerce for manufacturing in the George W. Bush administration. His guest post today on Heath H



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Governor Martinez promises "Red Tape Reduction Act" for small business
01/18/11

In the first address to the Legislature by a female governor in New Mexico's history (and the first by an Hispanic female in U.S. history), Governor Susana Martinez today outline her proposals for action on several of her signature issues: fighting c



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Biomoda gets radio coverage
01/18/11

Cancer diagnostics company Biomoda, Inc. (OTCBB: BMOD) (www.biomoda.com) is the focus of a series of nationally syndicated business radio talk shows airing on the Business Talk Radio Network (www.businesstalkradio.net/) and the Radio America Network



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Legislature convenes today; State of the State speech by Governor follows
01/18/11

The bi-annual 60-day session of the New Mexico legislature kicks off at noon today, with the same concerns as nearly every other state (not to speak of the federal government) front and center: closing a painful deficit between spending and revenue.



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Governor Martinez takes aim at Spaceport management & funding
01/15/11

Spaceport America must feel under siege. Just two weeks after taking the oath of office, one week after firing Rick Homans (a long-time member of the Richardson administration) as Director, and a day after naming a transition team to evaluate the amb



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Net energy produced by cold fusion reactor in Italy
01/15/11

Two Italian scientists demonstrated a cold fusion device today to an audience of journalists and scientists. Despite the quick debunking of the original experiments at University of Utah, plus the heaps of scorn partly inspired by the original announ



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"How I learned the hard way that aging technology is expensive"
01/14/11

Great and funny piece in Harvard Business Review on the hidden costs of postponing new technology. Here's how it starts:"Companies love to stretch out their investments in existing technology as long as possible, a policy whose faulty logic I rec



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Small business? Need (free) technical assistance from Sandia, Los Alamos National Labs?
01/13/11

New Mexico small businesses can apply for help to the New Mexico Small Business Administration (NMSBA)-- no cash, just scientific and/or engineering help from some of the best problem-solvers in the world. Types of help might include testing, design



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Social gaming revenue to cross $1 Billion in 2011
01/13/11

eMarketer, a New York publisher and market research firm predicts that big increases in in-game advertising will drive the total revenue from social games like Farmville up 28% over this year. Still, though only 6% of gamers are hard-core, they spent



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Venture capital funding in Q4 reaches two-year high: road to recovery? Or bubble?
01/13/11

CB Insights said in its year-end report that the data supports both perspectives, recovery or bubble. All they know is that in deals and funding, the fourth quarter and 2010 as a whole shows significant increases, led of course by Web 2.0 Internet de



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Geothermal well started in Lightning Dock, NM
01/13/11

According to its press release, Raser Technologies expects to generate 15 MW when the Lordsburg area geothermal project is up and running. The company plans to apply for a Department of Energy grant for long-term financing of the project.Director



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Economic outlook for New Mexico: Gloomy for next four to five years
01/11/11

Three different speakers, one common forecast. At Tuesday's Economic Outlook conference in Albuquerque, the chief economist for Wells Fargo, the head of the Kansas City Federal Reserve, and the head of UNM's economic research unit all agreed that ten



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Five studies agree: carbon cap and trade 'no big deal' for California economy
01/11/11

Although the focus of the studies was to determine whether the initial credits should be free or not, the conclusions showed that either way there was little or no negative impact on the economy, and a slight net gain in jobs if the credits had a cos



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NM Small Business Investment Corp's 171st article: state investments in startups
01/11/11

Created by the legislature ten years ago, the NMSBIC publishes articles every Monday that are available to its partner newspapers across the state and on a website, listed below. This week's article is about the state's investments in New Mexico star



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Southern NM Farmers Markets Band Together
01/10/11

Greater Mesilla Valley should have more farmers at their farmers markets, and more patrons, as four markets have formed a marketing group.Story by Kent Paterson, who used to report for KUNM radio, and filed this report for the Salem-Times.



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Governor Martinez's budget: cut by 3%, keep classroom spending level
01/10/11

Only 10 days into her term, Governor Susana Martinez released a summary budget for the fiscal year 2011, beginning July 1, 2011, that claims to preserve classroom funding at current levels while not raising taxes. Schools would have to cut $31 millio



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Micro mobile payment systems competition heats up
01/10/11

Intuit has announced a free version of its two-year old mobile payment system, with a per-transaction charge just a hair lower than Square, the free mobile payment device founded by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey. But are there enough businesses that



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Durango to manage event marketing grants online
01/10/11

A total of $40,000 is available to businesses that want to apply for grants of from $500 to $5,000 to market special events, especially to people from outside the area. Preference will be given to events scheduled during slower tourism periods of the



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She plans to help 1 million entrepreneurs reach $1 million in revenue
01/08/11

Sramana Mitra, a serial entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, has been conducting seminars for individual entrepreneurs for the last three years -- 64 so far. Over the course of them, she has developed what she believes is a scalable curriculum for teachin



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Restart of Union Pacific plans to expand in Santa Teresa requires tax break
01/08/11

Although Union Pacific's plans to add a major new facility in Santa Teresa was announced in 2005 and 2006, the economic slump derailed it (sorry!) until now. The $300 million project, expected to create 3,000 construction jobs and 300 permanent jobs,



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"Failure Sector" -- where innovation arises
01/06/11

Terrific, encouraging Harvard Business Review blog piece on where innovation is arising today -- places and people not on the radar screen when, well, when radar was invented!



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More details on Governor's review of regulations that might hurt businesses
01/03/11

Santa Fe New Mexican's reporter Kate Nash has the full text of the executive order, which establishes a task force to review all regulations. I'm happy to note that there are exceptions for threats to public safety and health, etc. Here's the link (w



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PNM School Grants Explore Alternative Energy
12/31/10

None of the nearly 40 grants of $1,000 to $2,000 awarded by PNM's Exploration Grants to New Mexico teachers and their students went to questions about oil, gas, coal or nuclear energy. Instead, students wanted to know about using solar power to keep



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