New Mexico’s future is technology; and New Mexico’s future is bright. Jobs at the Flying 40 increased from 3,660 in 2008 to 4,371 in 2012, a 19.4 percent increase. Revenue increased from $479.8 million in 2008 to more than $664.8 million in 2012, a 38.6 percent increase. While New Mexico as a whole lost nearly 40,000 jobs from 2008 through 2012, New Mexico’s Flying 40 technology companies added jobs in this period. RelocateAmerica ranked Albuquerque in the Top 10 Recovery Cities while the Brookings Institute recognized the region as #7 for Increase in Gross Metro Products. The job growth and these rankings demonstrate the strength and vitality of our technology-based economy. New Mexico’s technology-based economy is thriving. Technology Ventures Corporation, KPMG LLP, Sandia Science & Technology Park Development Corporation, New Mexico Bank and Trust, and UNM Athletics Department believe these companies and their employees should be singled out as examples of the best New Mexico has to offer.
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