Description A Santa Fe business accelerator for tech and solution-oriented startups with a vision for social good. Businesses pursued and gained certain civil rights. With these rights, social entrepreneurs recognize their responsibility in being good citizens through their business. Certain social entrepreneurs solve a social problem in a for-profit way. Other social entrepreneurs pursue a balance of environmental and business performance, delivering transparency and accountability in their growth and purpose. Santa Fe Innovates embraces different types of social entrepreneurs who are ready to start and scale their businesses. The bottom line: We want to encourage, guide, challenge, and support startups who pursue revenue growth and profit while respecting and supporting their stakeholder community.
Jon Mertz Founder Jon is a 25-year tech and marketing executive. He led brand development, product management and marketing, lead generation, and sales channel efforts for high-growth startups and enterprise companies, including Corepoint Health, QuickArrow, Deloitte, IBM, and BMC. Jon is pursuing an interdisciplinary leadership doctorate through Creighton University.