University Center Videos

View a minimum of 7 of the videos below from the NM Rainforest University Center and complete their associated quizzes in order to earn your Entrepreneurial Capabilities Certificate.

If you are interested in the certificate program, please fill out the enrollment form and email Matthew Salcido at msalcido@innovations.unm.edu if you have any questions about earning your certificate or about the University Center Program.

Entrepreneur Essentials

Business Idea Generation

Click the image above to watch How to Generate a Business Idea presented by Sandra Begay on March 20, 2019.

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Pathways to Success - Small Business Ownership

Click the image above to watch Pathways to Sucess - Small Business Ownership presented by Marvin Lozano on August 28, 2019 at the Lobo Rainforest Building in Albuquerque, NM.

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Taxes and Business Startups

Click the image above to watch Taxes and Business Startups presented by Craig White on November 21, 2019.

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How Start and File an LLC

Click the image above to watch How to Start and File and LLC presented by Stacy Sacco on April 21, 2020.

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Business Strategy Matrices

Click the image above to watch Business Strategy Matrices by Phil Wilton presented on February 22, 2021.

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Networking and Business Development

Presented by Stacy Sacco and John Chavez on July 16, 2019 at Old Martina's Hall in Taos, NM.

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TED Talk -  Simon Sinek, How great leaders inspire action

The 9 Whys, Dr. Gary Sanchez, Albuquerque, NM

 

How to Write, Practice and Record Your Pitch

Click the image above to watch How to Write, Practice and Record Your Pitch presented by Bill Szaroletta on October 3, 2019.

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Strategic Networking: Maximizing Your Connections to Grow Your New Business

Click on the image above to watch Strategic Networking presented by Stacy Sacco.

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How to Network Virtually

Click the image above to watch "How to Network Virtually" presented by Stacy Sacco on September 9, 2020

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Virtual Startup Boot Camp - The Pitch

Click the image above to watch Virtual Start-up Boot Camp #1 Fall 2020 - The Pitch, presented by Susan Cornelius on September 16, 2020

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Virtual Startup Boot Camp - Pitch Deck Magic!

Click the image above to watch Virtual Start-up Boot Camp #2 - Pitch Deck Magic! presented by Susan Cornelius on April 15, 2020.

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Pitching and Presenting Your Idea

Click on the image above to view the recording of "Pitching and Presenting Your Idea" presented by Gavin Leach on April 9, 2019.

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Business Model Canvas

The Business Model Canvas is a working plan that is framed and reframed as a start-up focuses on its Value Proposition for a product and/or service. Learn more about the canvas presented by Susan Cornelius on May 2, 2019.

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Market Analysis

Click the image above to learn about the importance of market research presented by Susan Cornelius on April 17, 2019.

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Go-to Market Strategies for Entrepreneurs

Presented by John Rizzo on February 3, 2020.

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Collaborative Problem Solving through Design Thinking

Click the image above to watch Collaborative Problem Solving through Design Thinking presented by Nancy Lewis on June 26, 2019.

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What is Design Thinking; Fail Forward - "Not Everything Makes the Cut - Amazon Super Bowl LIII Commercial

Virtual Start-up Boot Camp - What? So What? Therefore!

Click the image above to watch Virtual Start-up Boot Camp - What? So What? Therefore! presented by Susan Cornelius on March 25, 2020.

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Success by Design: The First 5 Steps to Launching a Successful Business

Click the image above to watch Success by Design: 5 Steps to Launching a Successful business presented by Susan Cornelius on April 7, 2020.

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Sustainable Business Practices to Achieve Business Longevity

Click the image above to watch Sustainable Business Practices to Achieve Business Longevity presented by Stacy Sacco on May 8, 2020.

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Strategies for Designing, Creating, or Renovating Your Business Model

Click the image above to watch Strategies for Designing, Creating, or Renovating Your Business Model presented by Susan Cornelius on September 2, 2020.

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Carrying Out Customer Discovery in a Virtual World

Click the image above to watch Carrying Out Customer Discovery in a Virtual World presented by Susan Cornelius on October 15, 2020.

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Product Design - Making it Real

Click the image above to watch Product Design - Making it Real presented by Denise Pliskin on January 28, 2021.

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Talking to Your Customer: The Why and How

Click the image above to watch Talking to Your Customer: The Why and How presented by Susan Cornelius on March 24, 2021.

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Creativity Techniques for Your Small Business

Click the image above to watch Creativity Techniques presented by Stacy Sacco on May 18, 2021.

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User Research 101: Focus Product Users

Click the image above to watch User Research 101: Focus Product Users presented by Charley Wilhite on May 26, 2021.

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Selling Without a Store

Click the image above to watch Selling Without a Store presented by Christopher Garcia on October 29, 2019.

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Sustainable eCommerce Business for Students

Click the image above to watch Sustainable eCommerce Business for Students presented by Kyle Guin on September 23, 2019.

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Drinking Beer at the Bar - Finding Deal Flow

Click the image above to watch Drinking Beer at the Bar - Finding Deal Flow presented by John Chavez on July 16, 2020.

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Intellectual Property 101

Click the image above to watch Intellectual Property 101 by Anna Kuuttila.

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Raising Capital in New Mexico

Click the image above to watch Raising Capital in New Mexico presented by John Chavez on June 30, 2021.

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USPTO University Outreach Series with Director Iancu

Click the image above to watch USPTO Director Iancu in the USPTO University Outreach Series session with the University of New Mexico.

Patent Protection in 2021, A Primer

Click the image above to watch Patent Protections in 2021, A Primer presented by Henry Coleman on April 7, 2021.

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Valuation & Term Sheets

Click the image above to watch Valuation & Term Sheets presented by John Chavez on August 12, 2021

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How to Grow and Promote Your Business on YouTube

Click the image above to watch How to Grow and Promote Your Business on YouTube presented by Julianna Barbee on August 27, 2021

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Raising Capital: How to engage with investors and the process of raising early-stage investments

Click the image above to watch "Raising Capital: How to engage with investors and the process of raising early-stage investments" presented by Mike Freeman on September 15, 2021

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Values-based Entrepreneurship

Click the image above to watch "Values-based Entrepreneurship" presented by Allie Armitage on September 21, 2021

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Your Customer Journey! Talking to Your Customers - Why and How

Click the image above to watch Your Customer Journey! presented by Susan Cornelius on September 29, 2021

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Anatomy of License and Option Agreements for Universities

Click the image above to watch Anatomy of License and Option Agreements presented by Randal McDonald on October 6, 2021

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Angel Investing 101

Click the image above to watch Angel Investing 101 presented by Drew Tulchin, President of New Mexico Angels.

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Prior Art Searching for Your Technology & Startup

Click the image above to watch Prior Art Searching for Your Technology & Startup presented by Gregg Banninger on January 26, 2022.

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7 Pillars to a Healthy, Thriving Business

Click the image above to watch 7 Pillars to a Healthy, Thriving Business presented by A.J. Mirabedini on February 16, 2022

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A Look at Insurance for Entrepreneurs

Click the image above to watch A Look at Insurance for Entrepreneurs presented by Michael Chesley on February 22, 2022

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Financial Literacy and Basic Bookkeeping for Entrepreneurs

Click the image above to watch Financial Literacy and Basic Bookkeeping for Entrepreneurs by Mytegia Lee on March 8, 2022

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Why Startups Fail

Click the image above to watch Why Startups Fail by Mike Freeman on March 30, 2022

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Product Development & Management

Click the image above to watch Product Development & Management by Michael Hay on April 5, 2022

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So You Want to Start a Startup?

Click the image above to watch So You Want to Start a Startup? by Susan Cornelius on April 6, 2022

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Sales Tips for Small Business

Sales Tips for Small Business by Stacy Sacco on April 7, 2022 (recording not available).

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How A Strong Brand Builds Value

Click the image above to watch How A Strong Brand Builds Value by Seth Gardenswartz on May 4, 2022.

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Common Digital Asset Business Risks

Click the image above to watch Common Digital Asset Business Risks by Joe Pitluck on July 26, 2022

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B Corps and Business with an Impact

Click the image above to watch B Corps and Business with an Impact by Drew Tulchin on August 1, 2022.

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Your Good Idea - Getting it From an Idea to a Technology to a Product

Click the image above to watch Your Good Idea: Getting it From an Idea to a Technology to a Product by Susan Cornelius on November 8, 2022.

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Other Supplemental Videos

COVID-19 Business Relief Provisions

Click the image above to watch COVID-19 Business Relief Provisions presented by Craig White on April 23, 2020.

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The Next Level Navigator ®

Click the image above to watch The Next Level Navigator® presented by Stephen E. Takach on January 30, 2020.

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Tapping Into Native Business Resilience Moving Forward

Click the image above to watch Tapping Into Native Business Resilience Moving Forward by Vanessa Roanhorse, Liz Gamboa and Jake Foreman on June 22, 2020.

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What is the NM Rainforest EDA University Center Program?

Click the image above to watch What is the NM Rainforest University Center Program presented by Cecilia Pacheco, Bill Szaroletta, P.E. and Larry Sklar, PhD on August 26, 2020.

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UNM-Gallup University Center Info Session and Meet a Mentor

Click the image above to watch UNM-Gallup University Center Info Session and Meet a Mentor presented by Vanessa Roanhorse on September, 5 2019 at UNM-Gallup Campus in Gallup, NM.

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Business Across Borders

Business Across Borders presented by Phil Wilton on November 15, 2021 (recording not available).

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