WESST In the News

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.

The women behind ‘Dare to Be Her’ awards

Six local women have been recognized for their achievements as Dare to Be Her award recipients. The second annual awards event, co-sponsored by the Women’s Project, a United Way of Chaves County funding group, and WESST, a local Small Business Administration resource partner.

Business Sense: Funding challenges for female entrepreneurs

In New Mexico, there are three SBA-approved micro-lenders that offer financing to entrepreneurs who might not meet the criteria of banks and other traditional lenders.

Medical Practice Solutions Growing Fast

It took Medical Practice Solutions just two months to get up and running in 2009, thanks to the WESST Enterprise Center's ready-to-go infrastructure.

WESST celebrates its 30th anniversary

"Our fundamental goals have never changed. It's all about education, teaching the basics of business, how it works and how to be successful." - WESST President, Agnes Noonan.

Thriving RoofCARE took full advantage of startup services

RoofCARE, which offers maintenance and repair as an alternative to roof replacement, grew into a thriving business during its five years at WESST.

Kosh Solutions wired up at WESST

IT services provider Kosh Solutions was already a four-year-old company with $600,000 in revenue and seven employees when it moved into the WESST Enterprise Center in December 2009.

Well-known local leaders join WESST board for 2019

WESST announced five new members for its board of directors in 2019, along with a new slate of officers for the board, in a press release Wednesday.

LANL group gives $70K in grants to 5 nonprofits

The Los Alamos National Laboratory Major Subcontractors Consortium, in partnership with New Mexico Community Foundation and Los Alamos National Security, has awarded a total of $70,000 in 2018 grants to five economic development nonprofits in the northern part of the state.