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Supporters & Sponsors

Become a Sponsor

The UNM Business Plan Competition would not be possible without our generous supporters. If you are interested in sponsoring the UNM Business Plan Competition, please contact us.

Suleiman '<em>Sul</em>' Kassicieh
Alberto Solís
Karuna Colectiva, 2016
Los Alamos National Labs
City of Albuquerque
Lockheed-Martin
Hartman Publishing
Technology Ventures Corp
Sandia National Labs
US Bank
TAL Realty
Risk Sense
DMC Logistics
ABQid
Albuquerque Business Law
Air Force Research Lab
Rodey Law
Peacock Myers
FatPipe ABQ
TIP Endowment

Paul and Elizabeth SmithJared and Laurie Tarbell
Albuquerque Publishing CompanyVanDyke Software

Cash Awards for Business Startup

Cash Prizes for Technology Track: (subject to change)

  • First Place: Los Alamos National Laboratory Prize $25,000
  • Second Place:  Sandia National Labs/Technology Ventures Corporation Prize $20,000 
  • Third Place:    Van Dyke Software Prize $15,000
  • Most Likely to Improve Prize: TAL Realty $1,000

Peacock Myers, P.C. (Patent & Intellectual Property Lawyers) will provide up to 5 hours of legal services regarding IP Strategy and Patent Applications for all teams registered to compete in Technology Ventures track.

Perry Bendicksen from the Rodey Law firm will provide $3,500 of legal services to the first prize winner.

Kameron Kramer from the Albuquerque Law Office will provide $3,500 of legal services for the second prize winner.

Cash Prizes for Entrepreneurial Track: (subject to change)

  • First Place: City of Albuquerque 1st Place Prize $10,000
  • Second Place: Hartman Publishing 2nd Place Prize $5,000
  • Third Place: Albuquerque Journal 3rd Place Prize $2,500
  • Most Likely to Improve Prize: TAL Realty $1,000

Kameron Kramer from the Albuquerque Law Office will provide $3,500 of legal services for the first prize winner. All cash prizes are awarded by a check made out to the business venture name.

Learn how you or your company can support the Business Plan Competition. Contact Sul Kassicieh, sul@unm.edu or Alberto Solís, albertos@unm.edu