WESST In the News

Tips for safe reopening include masks, contingency plans

An online workshop helps businesses learn about plans and best practices to return safely to work in a COVID-19 world.

3 New Mexicans to know, and it’s all about the money

Here are three New Mexicans to know who are busy trying to get loan relief into the hands of small businesses in our state.

Local tech startup snares $5M investment

WESST Enterprise Center Client BennuBio has won $5 million in private equity from local and international investors to accelerate marketing of super-fast cell-screening and analysis technology developed originally developed at the University of New Mexico.

Deep Dive Digital Media partners with WESST Comcast Studio – students gain valuable skills

WESST houses a million-dollar green screen studio, funded by Comcast. They needed an intern to help keep the studio running and to provide multimedia services for their numerous incubated businesses.

Survey: Rent, taking care of staff top concerns for NM small businesses amid coronavirus

Paying rent and taking care of employees during the COVID-19 virus outbreak ranked among the top concerns of respondents in a new survey of New Mexico entrepreneurs and business owners.

WESST Welcomes New Board Members

WESST: Trailblazers in the WBC Movement

WESST was among the first organizations in the country to receive federal funding to support the establishment of a Women’s Business Center in Albuquerque in 1989.

Go Latinas! conference empowers and encourages women

Women who hear stories of business success from local Latinas are empowered to take the next step.

NM women in business: a rising tide

For many New Mexican women in business, economic progress is slow. But some changes promise a better future.

ABQ startup lands $7M government contract

Rebellis CEO Darrell DeMotta said the company will be responsible for overseeing the BIA operation's service and data centers. It has hired 16 new employees for the project, he added. The startup is headquartered out of the WESST Enterprise Center and was cofounded by DeMotta and Kevin Koppenhaver.