The Santa Fe Business Incubator helps local entrepreneurs grow successful businesses.  These emerging companies create new jobs, increase the tax base and diversify our economy, enhancing the quality of life for all in our community.
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Thank you for your ongoing support. As of January 2015, we're proud to report  our client companies provide 125 full time jobs and 51 part-time jobs.
The Incubator houses 26 enterprises, including client companies, co-working users and partner organizations.

Client News

Welcome Yolanda Contrearas of Sophie's Gifts, our newest client. A production jewelry casting business, Sophie's Gifts moved into the Incubator in December.
Sigma Labs recently installed a state of the art 3D metal printer to complement its advanced quality inspection systems software. 
Co-founder, President and CEO Mark Cola says, "This installation marks the initial step towards the establishment of a New Mexico-based facility for additive manufacturing of metal parts. We now offer rapid prototyping and small lot production services to companies everywhere."
More good press for client company SportXast.
See this articleThe company also expanded their Incubator space to accomodate new hires.
The efforts of EcoPesticides to develop natural pesticides were highlighted in this story.
We appreciate kudos from client Adam Forshaw who credits the Incubator as "the conduit to develop...a private enterprise."

In breaking news, EcoPesticides just secured $400,000 in a Series A round of funding. Congrats!

Programs

10am - 11am February 11, 2015
Our next Building the Business Different series addresses what you need to know about Federal SBIR research grants.
February 26, 2015
First Citizens Bank will host February Bankers Hours, a program which offers an opportunity for clients to learn the ins and outs of dealing with a bank for startup needs.
SFBI graduate Linda Ruckel of Advance Tax Services presented the first Expert in the House 2015. Linda provided mini-consultations on all things tax related. Thanks, Linda!
SFBI Program Director Sean O'Shea celebrated his one year anniversary in 2014. Congrats, Sean!

Sean introduced numerous programs and made major contributions to our offerings this past year.
Sean is a certified Growth Wheel Coach. Contact soshea@sfbi.net  to learn more about how Growth Wheel can help your business.
Check it out! In response to requests, we've added an Events and Workshops page to our website to keep you informed. Thanks, Sean!
In November SFBI joined 150 countries celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week. Special thanks to the Richard Feynman Center and Santa Fe County for sponsorship support.
A report details findings from the Three City Roundtable between Santa Fe, Philadelphia and Fairbanks conducted during the week's events.
Mark your calendars: SFBI hosts Startup Weekend Santa Fe April 17-19, 2015. 
Our next event will take place from 4:30pm - 6:30pm on Tuesday May 5.

This 'n That

Launch of Society of Physician Entrepreneurs
Marie Longserre, SFBI President/CEO with entrepreneur David Joseph,  founder  of Avisa Pharma and guest speaker for SOPE at its November launch event. 
With sadness we mark the passing of our client Kim Constantikes of Archimedes Scientific. Our condolences to his family and friends.
Kim’s sister Dorthea shared with us how much Kim valued the connections he formed with other entrepreneurs at the Incubator.
Santa Fe Business Incubator
3900 Paseo del Sol
Santa Fe, NM 87507
505-424-1140
http://www.sfbi.net

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 SFBI at a glance 
Currently serving 26 client firms and 3 co-located partner organizations

More than 1,000 new jobs created by client companies

Home to more than 125 companies over the past 15-years

10,000 sq. ft. facility launched in 1997

20,000 sq. ft. expansion 2002 to 30,000 sq. ft. total


Marie Longserre, President and CEO since inception
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