The place to start and grow your business

WESST Awards First HOPE Loan - A Story of Inspiration

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WESST's Statement on Racial and Economic Justice

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Important Update from WESST Regarding the COVID-19 “Coronavirus” Global Pandemic

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WESST is a home for entrepreneurs, founded 30 years ago by women for women. As a non-profit, we offer consulting, training, and lending to anyone with the passion to start or grow a business. Our committed team nurtures thousands of clients each year to help them build strong and sustainable businesses that support their families and communities throughout New Mexico.

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Support small businesses in the communities where you live and work.


WESST offers one-on-one consultations address specific questions about starting and running a small business.

WESST staff and guest experts share their knowledge on a wide range of business topics; check the schedule for details.

WESST small business financial services offer advantages over other micro-lending options available in New Mexico.

Equipment, work space and assistance for producing multimedia, presentations and more.