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ABQid identifies and supports the amazing entrepreneurs that are already in our community, helping them to build great businesses that create jobs. ABQid democratizes entrepreneurship, introducing Lean Startup principles to aspiring and active entrepreneurs while connecting them with the resources they need to be successful. In the process, ABQid identifies the biggest, highest growth opportunities, bringing them into the ABQid Accelerator to drastically increase the likelihood of their success.

Webb Johnson

Managing Director, ABQid

Phone: 650-241-9322

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.abqid.com

Deep Dive Coding Bootcamp

The Deep Dive Coding Bootcamp is a 9-week (40+ hours per week) web development bootcamp taught at the CNM STEMulus Center in downtown Albuquerque. Students will learn the fundamentals of modern web development and coding to build great websites, software, and apps.

Students learn the languages, tools and techniques used to build today’s best websites, software and apps, including: HTML5,  JavaScript, jQuery, MySQL, CSS3, Object-oriented programming (OOP), PHP (server-side), Test environments etc.

For more information: http://stemuluscenter.org/products/deep-dive-coding-bootcamp

Microsoft DigiCamp

Students in Albuquerque, New Mexico will have the opportunity to participate in a free Microsoft YouthSpark Digi Camp to learn about careers in technology and connect with Microsoft employees and local business leaders. Available to junior high school students entering the seventh and eighth grades, the camps will provide them the opportunity to participate in hands-on computer and technology workshops to learn more about digital literacy, coding and business development. The camps will be offered at the offices of Fat Pipe. The classes for young women will be from August 4 through August 5 and for young men from August 7 through August 8.

Microsoft YouthSpark is a global initiative that aims to create opportunities for 300 million youth in more than 100 countries by 2015. This companywide initiative includes more than 30 programs that empower youth to imagine and realize their full potential by connecting them with greater opportunities for education, employment and entrepreneurship. Learn more at www.youthsparkhub.com

Entrepreneurial Office Hours

Anyone can come and meet with “serial entrepreneur” and Director of the City of Albuquerque’s Economic Development Department Gary Oppedahl for 15 minute increments on Wednesdays from 3:30-5:00 starting August 6. Similar to the academic construct of office hours during which a professor makes himself available for a few hours once a week to any student who wants to meet with him. It is important for Gary to make himself available to any small business owner and new startup entrepreneur to answer questions, give advice, or become a mentor in order to help make their work successful.



317 Commercial St. NE

Albuquerque, NM 87102

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