From their website: Entrepreneurs and investors alike are all-too-familiar with a typical elevator pitch. We think New Mexico is known more for its elevations than its elevators. ABQid is once again teaming up with Taos Ski Valley to bring New Mexico’s entrepreneurial community together for a special event. And no, there are no elevators involved. Not the usual kind, anyway.
From their website: Startups powered by science. We back scientist entrepreneurs working at the intersections of technology, biology, materials, and energy. Our companies are creating anti-matter space propulsion, biofabricated leather, and more. Join us in building a future powered by science.
From their website: Camino Real Capital Partners, LLC (CRCP) is a private investment firm located in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Our mission is to invest in America’s best innovators and emerging technologies, with an emphasis on developing relationships, growth opportunities and value. Our firm focuses on investments in transformative technology, emerging medical device and life science innovations and cutting-edge service providers in the energy sector, where we seek income growth and capital appreciation for all stakeholders. We invest our own capital alongside our network of accredited co-venturers*. CRCP can also provide valuable technology and marketing insight and management guidance to “early days” innovators and firms seeking investment who would not typically have access to private investment*.
From their website: With so many funding options available in today’s market it can be very difficult to figure out which lender has the right loan for your situation. The process of simply walking into your bank for a loan doesn’t always work, and in many cases, isn’t even the best option. With over 20 years of experience in small business lending and over $500 million funded since 2009, you can rely on our experience and relationships to get your business funded quickly with less stress.
From their website: If you are looking for capital for your start-up entrepreneurial business, The Gathering of Angels could be your place for funding as GOA meetings are held now monthly in Atlanta GA at The City Club of Buckhead. After you have exhausted your personal savings and tapped out family and good friends to boot strap your new venture, Angel Investors are your real credible opportunity to provide needed rocket fuel to launch and then grow your business. At Gathering of Angels you will find mature and seasoned Angel Investors and Investment Bankers who listen to with high interest to your presentation pitch for capital, meet with you as a group first and then individually and if interested will write a check to your new venture 1-30 days after your first presentation at GOA. We have facilitated 390+ capital fundings since October 1996 from 20k to 39MM.
From their website: Keiretsu Forum is a global investment community of accredited private equity angel investors, venture capitalists and corporate/institutional investors. Keiretsu Forum was founded in the San Francisco East Bay in California in 2000 by Randy Williams. Keiretsu Forum is a worldwide network of capital, resources and deal flow with 52 chapters on 3 continents. Keiretsu Forum members invest in high-quality, diverse investment opportunities. The community is strengthened through its involvement in social and charitable activities.
From their website: The Catalyst Fund will invest in existing and emerging Portfolio Funds located across the State of New Mexico with a focus on providing capital to start-up companies at the seed and early stage of development. Commitments to Portfolio Funds will be made over an investment period of 3 years from the final close of the Catalyst Fund. Sun Mountain expects to make approximately 8-10 investments in Portfolio Funds, averaging $1.5-$2.0 million per investment. These Portfolio Fund investments will require a private capital match of at least 50% of the total Portfolio Fund size. This requirement is based on Sun Mountain’s analysis of current market capacity of approximately $30-$40 million. The Fund will not have a sector focus, however it will be geographically focused across New Mexico.
From their website: At Verge, we believe that New Mexico can reach its full potential.We bring together the best entrepreneurs — as investors, founders, managers and advisors — to develop world class companies in NM. We leverage the $5B in research dollars spent here every year. We live here. We’ve been successful here. We know how to get things done here. New Mexico is a global powerhouse when it comes to technological development. We have been for years. We’ve got the smartest scientific and engineering minds in the world at our national research labs, tier-1 research universities, and military research facilities spending more than $5 billion in research and development each year.