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Studio G's mission is to support student entrepreneurs and make entrepreneurship an available and sustainable career path.  Studio G helps students and recent alumni start and grow businesses.

Who can be a member?

All Studio G services are provided to members for free. UTEP students and recent alumni that have graduated within the past five years are eligible for membership. Membership is open to all colleges, majors, and professions. We provide business consulting, networking opportunities, and a wide variety of resources to help you launch your own business.

Studio G does not take ownership or equity in your business, idea, or technology. There is strict confidentiality applied to all clients’ business ventures. So if you have a business idea and would like to take advantage of our resources, click on the “Join Studio G” button below. If you would like to talk about the opportunities available through Studio G, please send an email to

Join Studio G

The Studio G model is available to students and recent alumni from the following participating universities:

  • NMSU Main Campus
  • NMSU-Alamogordo
  • NMSU-Carlsbad
  • NMSU-Grants
  • Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Dona Ana Community College (DACC)
  • Eastern New Mexico University
  • Institute of American Indian Arts
  • Navajo Technical University
  • New Mexico Tech
  • St. John’s College
  • San Juan College
  • Sandia National Laboratories (Current Students or Post-Docs)
  • Santa Fe Community College
  • University of New Mexico
  • Western New Mexico University
  • University of Texas at El Paso

Free Benefits of Membership


Access our business advising staff and Studio G's Enterprise Advisors- these include seasoned entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, investment bankers, marketing experts, engineers, intellectual property lawyers, accountants, graphic designers, and product developers that are available to help you launch your business.


Leverage Studio G's resources including entrepreneurship programs, consulting, workshops, and networking events to put your business on the quickest path to revenue.


Free access to an online LeanStack repository of courses and the capacity to save your lean canvas, customer forces, traction roadmaps and story pitches to help founders, innovators, and product managers systematically find repeatable and scalable business models before running out of resources.

Funding Opportunites

Funding opportunities and awards exclusive to Studio G members.


Access to UTEP's library database that contains great resources for entrepreneurs.


Become part of an amazing entrepreneurship community through our networking hours (Studio G Talks) and speaker series and by engaging with other student entrepreneurs and professional mentors and advisors.

UTEP's Student Business Accelerator

Studio G, UTEP’s student business accelerator, was brought to campus through a collaboration between UTEP’s Mike Loya Center for Innovation and Commerce and NMSU’s Arrowhead Center. The accelerator was developed to make entrepreneurial resources available to university students and recent alumni. Studio G offers programs designed to provide learning, funding, and networking opportunities to student entrepreneurs from a variety of academic and professional backgrounds. Studio G is committed to making entrepreneurship an attainable and sustainable career path through the continuous enhancement of the local entrepreneurial ecosystem.

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