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Albuquerque Business First released an article on entrepreneurship in New Mexico and reflects on some of the unique advantages and disadvantages New Mexican’s face when starting new businesses. The Kauffman Foundation’s 2021 research study on entrepreneurship found that New Mexico sits above the national rate of new entrepreneurs, even in comparison to neighboring state like Texas, Arizona, and Colorado. However, New Mexico ranks lower when it comes to startups and new businesses creating jobs and surviving in their first year.

Read more on Shaheer Naveed’s August 1 article, “Here’s what you need to know as a young entrepreneur in New Mexico,” on the Albuquerque Business First website here: https://www.bizjournals.com/albuquerque/news/2023/08/01/young-entrepreneurs-new-businesses.html

See also the Kauffman Indicators of Entrepreneurship in New Mexico here: https://indicators.kauffman.org/state/new-mexico

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