WESST In the News

Wells Fargo Donates $200,000 for New Mexico Housing, Education and Small Business Efforts

WESST is thrilled to be one of three non-profits to receive support from Wells Fargo’s Neighborhood LIFT program.

WESST builds course for women in business

Not everyone has the resources to go to college for an MBA, but anyone with an internet connection and some self-discipline can learn business basics through the DreamBuilder program offered by the nonprofit small-business development and training organization WESST.

ABQid, WESST announce first ActivateNM cohort

The first five ActivateNM startups will begin intensive mentoring, coaching and customer validation efforts to build their businesses during an eight-week accelerator program starting Oct. 15.

Businesswoman encourages others to achieve dreams

Third Annual Go Latinas Conference encourages women to follow their dreams. This event is designed to inspire and identify the many resources available to motivate, guide and empower women personally and professionally.

WESST launches business growth program

A local business development organization has launched a program that will aim to educate and grow local companies.

ABQid and WESST Partnership

What happens when an accelerator and an incubator collide?

ABQid and partners re-launch “Office Hours”

Current and aspiring entrepreneurs can get free advice about a range of issues every Wednesday from 3 to 5 p.m. at a newly re-launched “Office Hours” networking event.

Enterprising immigrants build businesses in ABQ

Immigrants have built more than 15,000 businesses across the state, according to a report last year from the American Immigration Council. Together, they represent about 15 percent of all self-employed New Mexico residents, generating about $375 million in revenue in 2015.

PNM’s Gift for WESST

PNM Resources Foundation Grant Recipient: WESST Power Up Your Business

WESST program targets minority entrepreneurs

WESST awarded prestigious national grant to help diverse entrepreneurs.