Libraries as Launchpads Entrepreneur Programs

 

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"THIS IS AN INCREDIBLE PROGRAM. THE CONCEPTS I LEARNED HAVE, ALREADY IN JUST WEEKS, IMPROVED THE WAY I AM RUNNING MY BUSINESS."

- Participating Entrepreneur

 

 

The Future Starts with You

Bring your business idea to life or pivot your business model to meet current demand with Libraries as Launchpads!

The Libraries as Lauchpads program provides participants with the framework to discover if their idea is market-ready and determine the next steps to get there. Through the program identify your ideal customer, learn to pitch your business and connect to additional resources that will aid in your business growth.   

Applications are open to New Mexico entrepreneurs building outdoor recreation, tourism, food/ag, and all creative industry businesses in or nearby the following counties: Cibola, Estancia, Harding, McKinley, Rio Arriba, Sandoval, and Taos as well as in the Silver City and Alamagordo areas.

The program will take place virtually with weekly meetings on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

  • Onboarding: Week of  September 14th
  • 4-week course: September 21st - October 16th

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While we can’t get together, we can still support our local businesses. We’ve adapted all elements of the program -- the Launchpads’ workbook, online modules, and faculty engagement with founders -- to be immediately accessible to entrepreneurs and to help them map out a plan of action.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This program is generourly sponsored by the New Mexico Department of Economic Development Outdoor Recreation Division and the US Economic Development Administration.

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