I Have an Idea but Don’t Know Who to Talk With

Being clueless about what to do next just means that you still have every opportunity available to you. This is an exciting time, but a little direction would be nice. Innovation Central understands that and can help you make the connections to keep you moving forward.

Need financial advice? Got it.
Liability concerns? Lawyers can help.
Just want a few ears to listen and then guide you? No problem.

Feeling calmer yet? It takes a lot more than a just a good idea to start a successful business.

We help startup founders who have a business idea, and:

  • Want to explore the idea in a confidential environment
  • Want to know where to start and who to talk to
  • Want to assess the feasibility of their idea
  • Want to put the right foundations in place for their business
  • Want to build a business plan for the new business and to be able to share the plan with funders, service providers and other stakeholders
  • Want help to understand legal obligations
  • Don’t want to make easily avoidable mistakes

You have come to right place, Albuquerque Innovation Central has a startup business idea mentoring eco system setup and designed to help foster and advise people with startup business ideas, from ideation to execution. We are here to help founders start and run your company like a seasoned entrepreneur. Incorporation, accounting, legal, and financial tools and services designed by experts to help you from incorporation to exit.

Our mentors with experience in business start-ups offer guidance and advice, can act as sounding board, play devil’s advocate and test your thinking, help you to validate the market and customer need for idea and even support you in the development of a thorough business plan.

1 Million Cups

1 Million Cups (1MC) is a simple way to engage entrepreneurs in communities around the world.

Each week, the 1MC program offers two local entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their startups to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors, and entrepreneurs.

Entrepreneurial Office Hours

Service providers answer your questions about business, finance, legal issues, etc. Come and get answers from serial entrepreneurs and business professionals on how to build a successful startup business. Brainstorm ideas and learn more about resources available to local entrepreneurs. This is the perfect opportunity to receive free advice from these seasoned experts.

Entrepreneurial Happy Hour

Truly a watering hole for entrepreneurs of all strokes, this monthly gathering is set in an environment in which to learn, connect and relax. Each month has a different theme. Past topics include failing and passion projects. Sponsored by New Mexico Tech Council.

Impact and Coffee

A mixer where nonprofit leaders, volunteers, board members, funders, and people who want to find their place in our social impact community come to have a cup of coffee, hear about new social profit ventures in a 6-minute presentation format, and join in some great conversation to help each other make a positive impact in New Mexico.

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