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Press Release


November 11, 2014

(Albuquerque, NM) Albuquerque is one of only six cities in the U.S. to be profiled as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), an international event that inspires educational activities in some 140 countries each year. This year's GEW is November 17 - 23. More than 40 activities are planned in Albuquerque to bring aspiring entrepreneurs and innovators together with businesspeople, investors, and technology professionals through workshops, presentations, and networking activities.

The Anderson School of Management will play a major role in the city's celebration of the week. On Tuesday, November 18 the Anderson School will offer a series of talks from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in the Jackson Student Center on the UNM campus as part of its contribution to the week's activities. The presentations are the following:

9:00 a.m.
Scott Maloney, CEO of SeedWorthy, "The Earliest of Adopters: Why True Entrepreneurs Are Nuts & Why We Can't Live Without Them." Mr. Maloney will discuss why startups are a labor of love as well as exciting for both the entrepreneurs and the community as a whole.

10:00 a.m.
"UNM Business Competition: Experience of Winners from the last 10 years." A panel of prior winners will discuss what it takes to be successful in the competition and building a startup business.

11:00 a.m.
"New Mexico Small Business Assistance Program (NMSBAP): Helping Small Businesses Address Technical and Business Issues." Panelists will describe the opportunity for small businesses to receive $10,000 of technical assistance through the NMSBAP. The available help ranges from engineering questions to consulting regarding commercializing emerging technologies.

12:00 p.m.
"Entrepreneurship Opportunities in Adaptive Technologies" - Panelists will discuss emerging adaptive technologies that provide both societal benefits and business opportunities.

The talks are free and the public is welcome to attend. For more information about GEW and a complete list of events go to:


The Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico is dedicated to excellence in professional management education. At the Anderson School, faculty, staff, and students are committed to shaping the intellect and character of the next generation of business leaders, advancing the knowledge and practice of management, promoting economic development, and building a vibrant intellectual community that serves the highest and best interests of all our stakeholders.

The School was founded in 1947 and now offers more than a dozen concentrations at the BBA and MBA levels and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business in the top 20% of business schools in the nation. The School is funded by the State of New Mexico and further support is generated by The Anderson School of Management Foundation. For more information, the public can visit, email, or call (505) 277-6471.