Creative Startups has partnered with the New Mexico State Library, Fab Lab Hub, NMSU Arrowhead Center, Partnership for Community Action, and regional public libraries, to launch Libraries as Launchpads. This innovative new program is designed to generate future-facing jobs for New Mexicans by supporting startups in the creative industries across the state.
Library and community center Launchpads included:
ABQ – South Valley Library
ABQ – Partnership for Community Action
Las Cruces – Thomas Branigan Memorial Library
Raton – Arthur Johnson Memorial Library
Santa Fe – Southside Brand Library
Zuni Pueblo – Zuni Public Library
Our 4-week LABS program is designed for entrepreneurs in the first steps or stages of starting and growing a creative company. LABS courses meet weekly in your public library with a local community educator and fast track your entrepreneurial success!
If you are working on growing your creative business and need a bit more business “smarts” LABS could be a great fit. Participants will:
Learn how to find and delight customers
Understand low cost product development methods
Planning for cash flow and reaching profitability