1 Million Cups


Join us for 1 Million Cups Albuquerque
every Wednesday at 9 a.m. at FatPipe ABQ

200 Broadway Blvd., NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102 Get Directions

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September 17, 2014
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ABQid identifies and supports local entrepreneurs and helps them grow into great businesses that create jobs in New Mexico. ABQid is lead by serial entrepreneurs and professional venture investors with deep experience investing in startups in New Mexico.

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A comedic web series about the bizarre world of American martial arts that has expanded to offer live performance as well as merchandise.

Meet the Organizers

Eric Renz-Whitmore ewhitmore

Serial community builder & connector cultivating a great environment for startups & creative tech to thrive in NM. I serve as the Community Evangelist for the New Mexico Technology Council; Organizer & Facilitator for Startup Weekends, and Co-Founder of Tech Fiesta ABQ
Dispatch ABQ

John Mierzwa @DeepDiveCoders

John Mierzwa is Dir., CNM STEMulus Initiatives and CEO/Founder of Deep Dive Coders, a web development and programming bootcamp in Albuquerque. John has been VP, Sales & Ops for a $218M co. and founder of a language school and Startup New Mexico. He is passionate about startups, business and education, and especially when they all intersect.
CNM STEMulus Center and Deep Dive Coders

Steve Cook @RevBooyah

Serial Entrepreneur and Start-Up enthusiast specializing in software, SaaS, internet, and big data/analytics. Special Projects Manager and Technology Ventures Corporation.

Tammy Decker @Tamara_Decker

Founder/Chief Muse of LuminaWorks Consulting. I help people and organizationsfind meaningful success by discovering, articulating and unleashing their story on the world. By aligning our clients' unique desires, values and strengths we determine who they are, how they're different and why that's important.
LuminaWorks Consulting

T.J. Cook tjcook

CEO of CauseLabs and Albuquerque native, T.J. builds software tools for for-profits and nonprofits the world over, focused on solving the world's biggest challenges.

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Past Presenters

Delicious Sip


Luxury Organic Loose Leaf Teas and Accessories from around the world delivered straight to your door.



@Pay puts a new type of payment button in your inbox - and an easier way to buy. Use @Pay for fast, secure payments by email, on the web and from print and social media.



TEDxABQ is a nonprofit focused on highlighting NM's biggest ideas. TEDxABQ’s mission is to unlock the creative and economic potential of New Mexicans through events that inspire ideas, generate meaningful connections and foster innovation.

New Mexico Compass


The New Mexico Compass is a nonprofit startup dedicated to transparent, open-access journalism. The Compass focuses on telling stories that matter to the public, in ways that matter. Combined with the educational efforts of its parent organization, the New Mexico Journalism Collaborative, the Compass strives to be a model for reporting that strengthens the community, fosters citizen journalists and contributes to a healthy journalism ecosystem.

Southwest Sterilizers LLC


Infection prevention specialists. Autoclave performance, repair, and education.

Apache Fire Industries


Apache Fire Industries is proud to present the FIRE ANT "Where darkness comes to light". In nature, the fire ant is well known for it's strength and loyalty to it's purpose in life. In the fire industry, the same could be said about a firefighter. At AFI, we know what it takes and how hard firefighters train to stay safe on the job. After all, the FIRE ANT was invented by firefighter for a firefighter. The FIRE ANT is built on quality beliefs and Made in the USA was a requirement.

Right Sized Inventory


Right Sized Inventory (RSI) is a patented Software as a Service (SaaS) solution that analyzes the right amount of inventory for any business where inventory is a challenging aspect of operations. It then provides financial inventory projections and functionality to link recommended inventory parameters to ERP or other operational systems or to execute inventory & replenishment planning within RSI.

Food Sentry


Our web and app based services use sophisticated intelligence gathering techniques and proprietary predictive algorithms to help local consumers make safer choices for the food they purchase. We have developed a unique data set of over 8,000 violative food safety incidents and this is growing each day. No one has a information set like this.

Established in 2009, this locally, women-owned clothing boutique offers the discerning man and woman a great selection of international lines, locally made jewelry and accessories, and personal service. Embedded in this boutique with a heart’s core values is the desire to give back to the greater Albuquerque community through events and fundraisers. If you are looking for comfortable, classic, contemporary and distinctive clothing for a reasonable price, shop at Runway Apparel. exclusive NOT expensive.

Baby Blastoff!


Baby Blastoff! is a local start-up that manufactures and screen prints baby apparel. We aim to provide an alternative to the "pink is for girls, blue is for boys" paradigm in children's clothing by offering garments that change up clothing stereotype expectations.

Lavu, Inc.


Lavu Inc. develops and distributes point of sale system (POS) software that runs on Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. POS Lavu, their flagship software product, is a full-featured system offered as a replacement for expensive, clunky, traditional systems. New accessories for the POS system are in constant development. One example, the Lavu Pilot app that displays real-time sales data on mobile phone, was implemented to help the business owners remain informed even while they are off site.

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The organizers are independent licensees of the 1 Million Cups trade name and are not affiliated with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation (“Kauffman”) or Kauffman Laboratories for Enterprise Creation, Inc. (“Kauffman Labs”). All information, views, opinions and commentaries presented herein are those of the organizers and not those of Kauffman or Kauffman Labs.