Investing In Creative Economy A Smart Strategy

From an editorial by Tom Aageson and Alice Loy published in Albuquerque Journal... 

New Mexico needs jobs.

Over the past several weeks, economic reports have come out showing that New Mexico needs higher-paying jobs, jobs that cannot be moved to lower bidding regions in the global wage race to the bottom. We need to invest in entrepreneurs building companies in growing economic sectors that align with our region’s assets.

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Creative Startups Revs Up Round Two Of Business Accelerator

From Albuquerque Business First reporter Dan Mayfield...

The Creative Startups business accelerator wants the word out that the deadline has been extended to apply to be in the second round of its creative companies.

"We're looking for the companies that blur the lines between the traditional and the tech world," Blair said. "When I ask people about creative companies, the first thing that comes to mind is art, and it's so far beyond the arts. It's arts, design, fashion, music and architecture and beyond."

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