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Spring engineering entrepreneurship lecture series announced

The Verge Fund Lecture Series in Innovation, Ventures and Entrepreneurship hosted by the New Mexico State University College of Engineering will feature Erik Measure, co-founder of Nimbly Games, a Las Cruces based software company.

Nimbly Games is currently developing games for Android, iOS and PC. The company launched its first PC game, Altitude, on Steam in 2009, and its first mobile game, Bumbledore, on the Android Market in 2011.

Previously, Measure developed tools for mobile game development at Javaground, an Irvine, Calif. based software startup. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in physics from Caltech in 2005.

Measure will talk about things you should think about before looking for a job at a startup or bootstrapping the business of your dreams, and suggest preparations for those interested in following those paths.

Following is the spring series schedule; all lectures are on Fridays from 3:30-4:30 p.m. on the NMSU campus with a social hour and appetizers following. They are free and open to the public.

March 30 - Erik Measure, co-founder, Nimbly Games (Thomas and Brown Hall, 104)
April 13 - Wendell Hull, founder and president, Wendell Hull & Associates, Inc. (Thomas and Brown Hall, 104)
April 20 - Aaron Garcia, CEO, SiliconMesa (Jett Hall, 283)

For more information contact Lejla Porobic at 575-646-7505 or lporobic@nmsu.edu.