American Indian Business Enterprise Center

AIBE is a Native American Business Accelerator that helps support and grow Native Owned Businesses in New Mexico
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New Mexico’s American Indian Business Accelerator

The American Indian Business Enterprise at New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Center  seeks to fill in the knowledge gap of entrepreneurs at every stage of business development. 

Mission

Built on collaboration and input of Native leadership.  AIBE solicits input from Native organizations, stakeholders, business owners, and community members to provide equitable and inclusive delivery of culturally representative services.  

Upcoming Events

AIBE Incubator Ribbon Cutting Event

November 4, 2022 10 am-12 pm
The Big Idea makerspace, Quality Business Center – 5101 College Blvd., Farmington, NM

AIBE- First Friday Networking Event, the event coincided with ABQ Artwalk in downtown Albuquerque. Attendees had the opportunity to network and vend. 

Who Can Be A Member?

The American Indian Business Enterprise serves the 23 Pueblos and Tribes of New Mexico. AIBE provides services for students and community members alike.

Benefits of Membership

One on One Mentoring

Schedule a one-on-one meeting for general questions and mentoring.

Arrowhead Innovation Network

Clients get access to the AIN, a 50 person advising network. Schedule free virtual meetings with entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, marketing experts, engineers, accountants, graphic designers and more!

Entrepreneurial curriculum

AIBE members get access to online curriculum and trainings. Topics include customer discovery, marketing and more. 

Funding Opportunity

Potential funding opportunities provided by AIBE and partners. Assistance is also provided for grants, government contracts and more.

Equipment, Software, Prototyping

Access to equipment and software, services include: 3D printing, 3d scanning. Include 3D printing, 3D scanning, Vinyl Cutting, AV equipment, Adobe Creative Suite, SolidWorks, prototyping, simulations, and other technical assistance. 

Workspace

AIBE members have access to workspace. Workspace equipped with wifi, flat screen TV, webcams, and more. 

Licensing Opportunity

AIBE members have opportunity to license IP technology. Reach out to an AIBE team member to learn more.

Internships available through a partnership with Indian Resource Development

If interested please email Rachel Livingston, Program Specialist at rlivin01@nmsu.edu

           Internship Opportunity

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AIBE Staff

Meet our team!

Brooke Montgomery

Brooke Montgomery

AIBE Program Director

Rachel Livingston

Rachel Livingston

Program Specialist

Caleb Foreman

Caleb Foreman

AIBE Program Coordinator