Hunt Startup Sponsorship

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Hunt Startup Sponsorship

Hunt Startup Sponsorship is a program designed to accelerate student ventures. The program provides semester-long sponsorship to support 20-hours per week of a student entrepreneur’s time to significantly advance their venture. Sponsorship is worth roughly $1,000 for undergraduate and graduate students. Additional requirements during sponsorship include training, mentorship and weekly meetings.

Program Requirements

  • Applicants must be current students at NMSU or UTEP.
  • Applicants must have a business that could be significantly advanced during the program while working part-time on the project.
    • Significant advancements include but are not limited to:
      • Launching a new product or service
      • Generating or growing revenue
      • Hiring employees
  • Milestones and plans for the program are proposed by the student.
  • The Summer 2020 program will be offered June 1, 2020 – June 30, 2020
  • Availability to attend three virtual sessions per week during the program:
    • Mondays 2:30-3:30 pm
    • Wednesdays 2:30-3:30 pm
    • Fridays 2:30-3:30 pm


  • Students are supported part-time during the program to help them accelerate their venture.
    • Sponsorship is worth roughly $1,000 for undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Students will receive additional training opportunities they will be required to participate in as part of the sponsorship.
  • All participants not already Studio G members will become members of Studio G – NMSU’s Student Business Accelerator.
  • Great networking opportunities with other entrepreneurs in the cohort.

Program Outcomes

  • Significant advancement of your business during the program.
  • Dedicated mentorship and training opportunities.
  • Access to follow-on funding opportunities.

Apply For The Summer 2020 Cohort

Applications for Hunt Startup Sponsorship are now open! Please fill out this form by May 27, 2020 to be considered for the Summer 2020 sponsorship.