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Happy Incubator Graduation to Technology Solutions!


Technology Solutions under the direction of CEO Carlos Gonzales moves from the Incubator into a commercial location in Santa Fe this month and expands their market to Arizona. We’re so proud for them. Incubation works when companies launch into a new phase of growth.

The Technology Solutions timeline is dotted with success despite opening in the depth of the financial crisis. The company entered the Incubator in October 2011 and has since grown, creating new jobs and increasing revenue by 300%.

“When Thornburg mortgage closed, I decided to start my own company. The Incubator gave me valuable support with a strong, like-minded community. We benefited from staff resources and the opportunity to network with others entrepreneurs. We gained one of our best customers from networking in the halls of SFBI!” Carlos said.

Congratulations Carlos and team Technology Solutions!

(Picture: Carlos and Rachel Gonzales cut the celebratory cake at recent SFBI networking luncheon.)



In August, HydroBio, a company that offers water conservation technology for agriculture, moved into the Incubator. Mark Flynn and Bradley Griggs accepted a milestone for the company at the September client networking event.

HydroBio's trademarked innovation, Targeted Irrigation Management, or TIM, is a software program that allows a farmer to remotely direct pivot machines to follow a water schedule customized for specific crops, soils and climates.
Welcome to John Grisak and Justin Kibbe of the newest Incubator client, Fix My Roof.

John (pictured right) and Jus
tin are settling in and meeting other entrepreneurs.We loo
k forward to working with them.

Fix My Roof, Inc. specializes in flat roof restoration, using technologically-advanced and earth-friendly roof coatings.  Services include FREE Roof Assessments, Emergency Leak Response, Preventative Maintenance, and Roof Restoration.

Learn more at http://www.FixThisFlatRoof.com.
The September networking event officially welcomed Sportxast founder Molly Cernicek and COO Brett Kokinadis, winners of Startup Weekend.

Sportxast continues to generate great success stories about their local sports app.
DeAnna Adams, Interim Program Manager talks with luncheon attendees about various perks and savings available to them as clients of the Incubator. She then congratulates Carlos Gonzales. 
RoofCARE recently announced the addition of Alberto Garza as General Manager. Hats off! It’s another expansion.

It’s just over 30 days since the ribbon cutting ceremony for affiliate Santa Fe Spirits’ Tasting Room at 308 Read Street. Stop by for a tour of this exceptional artisan distillery and taste the award-winning spirits including:
  • Silver Coyote Pure Malt Whiskey, winner of the Silver medal from the 2013 Denver International Spirits Competition
  • Apple Brandy, a gold medal winner from the 2013 Denver International Spirits competition
  • Expedition Vodka, winner of the silver medal at the 2013 San Francisco World Spirits Competition and recognized by Double Gold 2013 as "The Fifty Best"
  • Wheeler's Gin, with four 2013 awards: a bronze medal at the 2013 Denver International Spirits Competition, "The Fifty Best, a silver medal from 2013 Beverage Testing Institute and a silver medal at the 2013 San Francisco World Spirits Competition

Here’s a virtual toast to your continued success!
Condolences to the family and friends of founding Santa Fe Business Incubator Board member Amy Matthews. Through the years, she and her office supply company were great partners to the Incubator, donating furniture and equipment. She served more than six years on the SFBI Board. Amy passed away on August 13 at the age of 52. We are grateful for her role in helping launch SFBI and we honor Amy’s contributions to the Incubator.
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The one who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd.  The one who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.   -Albert Einstein
Incubation rocks!

Yes, we’re excited about the Incubator community and the client companies’ graduations, startups, successes and daily happenings. 

Whether it’s developing technology to change the world, creating an app that keeps your memories close, putting a roof over your head or toasting people you love, SFBI embraces the entrepreneurs who pursue their dreams.

Santa Fe Business Incubator
3900 Paseo del Sol
Santa Fe, NM 87507
505-424-1140
http://www.sfbi.net

To submit news, please email
office@sfbi.net
 SFBI at a glance 
10,000 sq. ft. facility launched in 1997

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

Home to more than 120 companies over the past 15-years

More than 1,000 new jobs created by client companies

Currently home to 19 client firms and 3 co-located partner organizations


Marie Longserre, President and CEO since inception
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