UBI Global is a Swedish-based intelligence company and community specializing in mapping, highlighting and connecting the world of business incubation. Through a network of more than 1,000-member organizations from more than 90 countries worldwide, UBI Global provides matchmaking, ranking, benchmarking and research services to corporations and business incubation programs.
Studio G is NMSU’s student business accelerator founded in 2011. Its mission is to help students start and grow businesses. Since opening they have assisted more than 1,700 student entrepreneurs and helped them raise more than $6,000,000 in investment and grants. In fiscal year 2019, Studio G ventures hired more than 300 people. Studio G has 14 locations including NMSU Las Cruces campus, NMSU Alamogordo, NMSU Carlsbad, NMSU Grants, Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine, Doña Ana Community College, Eastern New Mexico University, Navajo Technical University, New Mexico Tech, San Juan College, Sandia National Laboratories, Santa Fe Community College, University of New Mexico and Western New Mexico University.
For the World Benchmark Study 2019-2020, 1,580 programs were assessed and 364 programs located in 78 countries were benchmarked.
“The international recognition is huge for us,” said Kramer Winingham, director of Studio G at Arrowhead Center. “We know we are doing great things at Arrowhead and it’s exciting to see how we compare to other programs around the world. We believe the award will help us bring more resources and opportunities to the student entrepreneurs in our programs.”
Previous awardees from the U.S. include Chicago’s 1871 affiliated with the University of Chicago, Northwestern University and University of Illinois; Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator affiliated with UCLA, Caltech and University of Southern California; Emerging Technology Center affiliated with the University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University; and Texas A&M University’s Startup Aggieland.
UBI Global’s studies have been featured on BBC Radio, The Chicago Tribune, Le Figaro, Der Standard, The Huffington Post, The Irish Times, France 3 and many other media outlets around the world.
For more information about Studio G, Arrowhead Center or this award recognition, contact Winingham at email@example.com or visit https://arrowheadcenter.nmsu.edu/program/studio-g/