News releases from Albuquerque Business First
Albuquerque tech companies turn to crowdfunding as other sources of investment dry up
April 15, 2021
Crowdfunding could help fill a void left by some other types of investors during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Backstage is similar to other department stores' discount concepts, like Nordstrom Rack and Saks Off 5th.
ABQ's BayoTech partners with Canadian firm to market hydrogen solutions for fleet vehicles
April 13, 2021
Joint marketing agreement with Loop Energy aims to provide straight-forward solutions for customers purchasing hydrogen-powered electric vehicles and infrastructure.
The program could boost Los Alamos's startup scene if it causes participating companies to relocate there.
RS21 partners with Canadian company for rollout of data platform to help cities moves past pandemic
April 08, 2021
The partnership between the companies began with RS21's Urban Health Vulnerability Index, a tool which was released last year to help identify urban populations at high risk for Covid-19.
Six weeks after New Mexico health officials unveiled the least restrictive tier under its framework for lifting Covid-19 restrictions, 20 counties are classified as Turquoise, according to Department...
Lujan Grisham signs bill expanding incentive program meant to entice companies to expand in New Mexico
April 07, 2021
Qualifying projects must be expected to incur at least $350 million in expenses related to construction and infrastructure.
City of Albuquerque finalizes purchase of Gibson Medical Center to serve as gateway housing for homeless people
April 07, 2021
The city looked at other locations but ultimately chose Gibson Medical Center because it wouldn't require new construction and currently offers on-site behavioral health programs.
Albuquerque mom partners with Amazon-owned Zappos
April 06, 2021
Tina Bagon, an Albuquerque native, created a shoehorn design that landed her a partnership with Amazon-owned Zappos.
3 New Mexicans to know, and a toast to new beginnings
April 05, 2021
Between the beginning and the end are the moments filled with wondrous discoveries and time for personal and professional growth.
Tickets usually go on sale six months out for the event, but Balloon Fiesta is holding off until July to wait for updated information about gathering restrictions.
Mobile Covid testing business opens office in Albuquerque
April 01, 2021
Arrowhead Center client researching ways to reuse electric car batteries for clean energy storage
March 31, 2021
UpCycle Power, a new client of NMSU's Arrowhead Center, looks to turn old electric car batteries into clean energy storage.
Ben E. Keith's Albuquerque distribution center services all of its New Mexico, southern Colorado, far west Texas and El Paso, Texas territories.
As recreational cannabis legislation advances, New Mexico business associations consider impacts
March 31, 2021
Most of the business associations took a neutral stance on if it supported the legislation or not, but all had thoughts such as workplace policies, ramifications down the road or how to provide...
Armonica Technologies, a biotechnology company based out of Albuquerque, researches DNA sequencing to help target medical treatments.
The SpaceShip III class of vehicles was unveiled with the VSS Imagine, a reflective space plane that is set to commence ground testing with glide flights planned for this summer from Spaceport America...
Ganymede expects the game could launch later this year at the earliest, or possibly the first quarter of next year.
Narvaiz, an Albuquerque native, joined Albuquerque Business First in March as its newest reporter. He most recently worked at the Valencia County News-Bulletin covering education and town government.
Lupe Montoya joins New Mexico Technology Council board
March 29, 2021
Montoya is the director of sales for local technology company Westwind Computer Products in Albuquerque, where she's worked since January 2018.
The money will be used for marketing and advertising efforts emphasizing Albuquerque as a prime destination for visitors as travel restrictions continue to ease.
Azuca partners with Everest Apothecary to bring fast acting edibles to New Mexico's medical cannabis market
March 26, 2021
The partnership will provide the New Mexico cannabis market with a fast onset edible product that provides a more controllable experience created by a patent-pending unique process.
Santa Ana Star in March 2020 became the first of the tribal casinos near Albuquerque to announce a closure in an effort to stem the spread of Covid-19 infections.
Businesses in nearly 70% of New Mexico's counties can operate with limited Covid-19 restrictions, according to Department of Health data released Wednesday afternoon.
National Nuclear Security Administration seeks to hire more than 3,000 workers across the U.S., including in New Mexico
March 23, 2021
A virtual job fair is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. MDT on March 31 for potential job candidates to be interviewed.