SEMINARS: The series of six seminars is sponsored by US Bank and helps to prepare students for the UNM Technology Business Plan Competition. A leading professional in the field of accounting, business finance, new business funding, technology management, business plan presentation skills, or other related area will offer students an extension of the knowledge they gain in the classroom.
High Desert Distillery
David Smidt (EMBA), David Kistin (EMBA)
A craft distillery located in Albuquerque, NM that produces fine local spirits for the southwestern and western US market.
S’wich It Up
Anthony Salvagno (PhD Physics), Saliha Qasemi (MBA)
A food truck that specializes in gourmet peanut butter and jelly style sandwiches.
Mostafa Esmaeili (MBA, MOT, MIS), Sandeep Panta (MBA, MOT) A web application for users to plan their travel easier, with more accuracy and more fun.
Founder Paul Aitken aims to give customers a safe, fun, affordable way to get to where the party is happening and back home again.
Paul’s target market is UNM students who just want to have fun, so check out the Party Trolley on Facebook: www.facebook.com/nmtrolley. Paul has made multiple funding presentations. He plans to expand his operations from using one trolley to two this semester in order to serve both bars and concert venues.
"Student’s Trolley Shuttles Drunks Home: Safe Option While Keeping the Party Going” See the video from March 2011 featured on KRQE Channel 13: CLICK HERE
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“My partner, Sam Caswell and I would really like to thank the University of New Mexico and yourself. If it weren't for the competition and the dedication that UNM puts into its students, we would not be in the position we are in right now. We appreciate all you guys have provided us! Thank you again for everything.” Steven Lang, RoAD Mobile Media
The Anderson School will hold the third annual Entrepreneurial Challenge (EC) on April 5, 2013. Show off your entrepreneurial talent and gain funding for your business idea!
This generalist competition allows students to create new small firms in all aspects of business. The major goal of the Challenge is to provide an incentive and an opportunity for entrepreneurial students to create NM entrepreneurial businesses and offer them exposure and prize funding for their new firm.
The complete rules contain helpful information and should be read thoroughly as a first step in the process.