Pioneers 21 is a non-profit organization and business incubator based in Downtown El Paso, Texas. We are one of the first and longest running incubators in the region. Founded in 2011, we have been an active participant of the development of our emerging innovation economy. Our mission is to unleash the creative and economic potential of El Paso and the U.S.-Mexico Border.
We pursue our work through programs, projects, and activity in three domains through business incubation, entrepreneur events, and civic engagement. We provide pathways for entrepreneurs, startups and local businesses at any stage of development or growth.
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Pioneers open new paths, get there first, and accomplish new goals. Pioneers plant a flag.
First letter of Pioneer. From the Merriam-Webster Dictionary:
A pioneer is a person or group that originates or helps open up a new line of thought or activity or a new method or technical development. A pioneer is also one of the first to settle a territory.
Two countries + Two cities.
Sun + Sky + Sand + Water.
We believe that this land has unique creative an economic potential because we are a border-land.
If you have a business concept or any cool idea that will help unleash the creative, innovative, and economic potential of our region, we'd love to talk. Get in touch with us and let's make it happen!