Accelerating the success of creative entrepreneurs

From Albuquerque Journal reporter Kevin Robinson-Avila... 

Local, national and international startup companies showed their wares to an enthusiastic crowd of about 150 people Wednesday night at the latest “demo day” for graduates of Albuquerque’s Creative Startups business accelerator.

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From Albuquerque Business First reporter Blake Driver...

"Man, this goes by quick," said Adam Shaening-Pokrasso during his two-minute startup pitch on stage at the second annual Creative Startups Accelerator Demo Day in Albuquerque on Thursday.

Shaening-Pokrasso's small business was one of nine chosen for this year's Creative Startups accelerator program, which included online classes, meeting and networking with mentors, and finally a "Deep Dive" week of intensive all-day planning sessions at Downtown's Hotel Andaluz.

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From Albuquerque Journal reporter Jackie Jadrnak...

You walk through the entry and stand in the front yard of a Victorian home. All is quiet, except for the chirping of crickets.

Entering the house, you see the living room where the uncle of the family often snoozes, but a prickling disquiet from a sense of absence builds when, in the dining room, you see scorch marks and a chandelier askew, caught in some corkscrew of time.

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From Albuquerque Business First reporter Stephanie Guzman... 

With Albuquerque's creative economy growing, a new event plans to empower those with fresh ideas.

The event, called 99U Local, is an informal and intimate presentation in which three professionals will offer advice on building a creative career.

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From Albuquerque Business First reporter Dan Mayfield...

A jewelry company, a software firm and a company that makes parts for pinball machines are just some of the nine companies chosen to join the 2015 group of Creative Startups firms.

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From staff at the Albuquerque Journal...

Alice Loy has been named a 2015 recipient of the “Common Good Investing Humanitarian Award,” which specifically recognizes exemplary leadership in socially responsible investing that supports humanitarian purposes.

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