News & Events

NMSBA Client Bison Star Naturals Receives Investment from American Venture Acceleration Fund

January 12, 2019
Bison Star Naturals is one of six enterprises that shared $60,000 of investment in 2018 as part of the Native American Venture Acceleration Fund program administered by the Regional Development Corporation. NA VAF aims to create jobs by boosting revenue and advancing the business goals of Native American-owned Northern New Mexico companies. Jacquelene and Angelo McHorse, owners of Bison Star Naturals, sought the funds to launch a line of liquid jojoba and yucca root soap to augment the bar soaps and lotions the business is known for.

Help for Small Businesses

November 19, 2018
“Incredible, fun and extremely empowering” NMSBA is helping small New Mexico companies solve problems!

NMSBA Takes a Honeymoon

November 6, 2018
The crew from Santa Fe’s Honeymoon Brewery is raising a glass to the New Mexico Small Business Assistance Program and offering a hearty “salud” to David Fox of Los Alamos National Laboratories.

Death Becomes Him: Enterpreneur tackles cremation industry through science and design.

October 18, 2018
NMSBA helped Purified Remains win the BixMIX competition. The Santa Fe Reporter has the story.

Requests for Assistance Currently Being Accepted

August 1, 2018
New Mexican companies from a wide range of industries use NMSBA to overcome challenges through activities such as evaluating prototypes in order to acquire venture capital funding; solving pressing and complex technical challenges of all ilks so that they could begin manufacturing their product; realizing cost savings via supply chain analysis; and gaining new customers through market and business analysis. Companies in Bernalillo County are eligible for up to $10,000 of technical assistance and companies in all other New Mexico counties are eligible for $20,000 of assistance.