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August 15, 2012

BOOT CAMP HELPS ENTREPRENEURS FIND FOOTING IN MOBILE, SOCIAL MEDIA SPACES

By Katie Eder/NJBIZ 8/15/2012 After selecting 10 technology startup companies from a pool of nearly 100 applicants, a business accelerator backed by private investors and the New Jersey Economic Devel…

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August 7, 2012

“ENTREPRENEURSHIP 101” – THE TRAINING YOU NEED BEFORE YOU START YOUR BUSINESS

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August 7, 2012

ONLINE TOOL HELPS CONNECT EMPLOYERS AND JOB SEEKERS

By Katie Eder/NJBIZ 8/7/2012 Though there are currently thousands of job seekers and a wealth of job openings in the state, employers continue to have difficulty locating workers with the skill sets t…

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August 6, 2012

NOTICE OF NEW JERSEY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY BOARD MEETING

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority’s next public Board Meeting will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 36 West State St., Trenton, NJ 08625. A copy of the proposed agen…

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August 6, 2012

NOTICE OF FORT MONMOUTH ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION AUTHORITY BOARD MEETING

A meeting of the Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority has been scheduled for Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 7:00 pm at the Tinton Falls Municipal Building, 556 Tinton Avenue, Tinton Falls, N…

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August 6, 2012

NEW JERSEY BUSINESS ACTION CENTER HELPS ATTRACT BUSINESSES TO THE STATE

By Kelly Roncace/Gloucester County Times August 6, 2012 When the recession hit the country approximately five years ago, many New Jersey residents lost their jobs, businesses closed up and people beg…

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August 2, 2012

BUSINESS ACTION CENTER EXPANDS EXPERTISE TO SPANISH LANGUAGE

By Katie Eder/NJBIZ August 2, 2012 While the New Jersey Business Action Center’s call center has assisted more than 43,000 business owners since its inception to help the state grow, retain and attra…

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July 26, 2012

NOTICE OF NEW JERSEY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY SPECIAL BOARD MEETING

A Special Meeting of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) has been scheduled for Monday, July 30, 2012 at 2 p.m. at the EDA offices at 36 West State Street, Trenton.  A copy of the prop…

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Press Release
July 25, 2012

FRANZINI ENDS PRODUCTIVE AND RESPECTED TENURE AS EDA CHIEF EXECUTIVE THIS FALL, KEY CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL TO TAKE ON NEW ROLE

Contact: New Jersey Economic Development Authority (609) 858-6687 TRENTON, N.J. (July 25, 2012) — After twenty years leading the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA), Chief Executive Offi…

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July 23, 2012

NOTICE OF NEW JERSEY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY SPECIAL BOARD MEETING

A Special Meeting of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) has been scheduled for Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at 10 a.m. at the EDA offices at 36 West State Street, Trenton.  The Members wi…

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July 23, 2012

MARKETING AGENCY CHIEF: NJ IS IN THE GAME

By Hugh R. Morley/The Record July 23, 2012 * He says agency puts state “in the game.” Bernard “Bernie” Flynn has been a New Jersey deputy attorney general, counsel to the state’s commissioner of insur…

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July 23, 2012

GOOGLE EVENT PUTS ONLINE PRESENCE IN STORE FOR N.J.’S SMALL BUSINESSES

By Katie Eder/NJBIZ July 23, 2012 As one of the 150,000 small-business owners in New Jersey missing out on potential customers through a Web presence, Jonathan Gratz has wanted to build a website for …

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July 20, 2012

LT. GOVERNOR VISITS FAST-GROWING EATONTOWN BUSINESS

By Christopher Sheldon/Long Branch-Eatontown Patch July 20, 2012 Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno continued her tour of fast-growing New Jersey businesses on Friday morning when she visited AASKI Technology …

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July 18, 2012

LT. GOVERNOR’S TOUR HIGHLIGHTS FAST GROWING BUSINESS

Kim Guadagno toured Diversant’s headquarters Wednesday By Edward Van Embden/Galloway Patch July 18, 2012 In an effort to learn the strategies employed by those New Jersey companies that have been ab…

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July 12, 2012

TECH CENTRE COMPANY FEATURED IN NATURE INTERNATIONAL WEEKLY JOURNAL OF SCIENCE

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July 10, 2012

OUT TO CONQUER THE WORLD, NEW STATEHOUSE OFFICE CONNECTS N.J. TO GLOBE

By Stacy Jones/Star-Ledger July 10, 2012 A new office of seven state employees will help New Jersey companies sell goods around the world and invite foreign firms to do business here. Eddy Mayen, dire…

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July 8, 2012

GUADAGNO TOUTING N.J.’S FAST-GROWING BUSINESSES

Asbury Park Press July 8, 2012 Recognizing the central role being played by the state’s most innovative businesses in creating jobs and fueling what Gov. Chris Christie has deemed “the New Jersey Com…

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July 6, 2012

NOTICE OF FORT MONMOUTH ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION AUTHORITY MEETING

A meeting of the Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority (FMERA) Board has been scheduled for Wednesday, July 18, 2012 at 7:00 pm at the Eatontown Municipal Building, 47 Broad Sstreet, Eatonto…

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July 5, 2012

NEW JERSEY HELPS JOB SEEKERS AND BUSINESSES

By Dino Flammia/NJ 101.5 July 5, 2012 Maybe some things are free. In every New Jersey county, businesses and residents can find a place devoted to navigating them to success. The services provided at…

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July 2, 2012

NOTICE OF NEW JERSEY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY BOARD MEETING

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority’s next public Board Meeting will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 12, 2012 at 36 West State St., Trenton, NJ 08625. A copy of the proposed agend…

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June 21, 2012

FEDERAL GRANT TO HELP MEASURE JOB TRAINING RESULTS OF NEWARK WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD

By Eliot Caroom/Star-Ledger June 21, 2012 Newark’s Workforce Investment Board will get $3 million in federal funding to implement a first-of-its-kind data program measuring the effectiveness of its j…

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June 16, 2012

NJ HAD NATION’S THIRD HIGHEST JOB ADDITION IN MAY

By Hugh R. Morley/The Record June 16, 2012 * Governor says rising employment figures are proof of state’s ‘comeback.’ New Jersey added more jobs in May than all but two other states, yet had the fift…

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June 15, 2012

ENCOURAGING BUSINESS VENTURES AT WARREN COLLEGE’S INCUBATOR

By Katie Eder/NJBIZ June 15, 2012 After pitching the economic impact of business incubation to legislators across the state, the New Jersey Business Incubation Network has opened its 13th incubator a…

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June 12, 2012

NEW PARTNERSHIP FORGED TO UNDERTAKE SIGNIFICANT REVITALIZATION PROJECTS IN ATLANTIC CITY

MOU Between EDA and CRDA Supports Christie Administration’s Plan to Redevelop Significant Part of Atlantic City’s South Inlet TRENTON, N.J. (June 12, 2012) – Building on the Christie Administration’s…

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June 12, 2012

NOTICE OF FORT MONMOUTH ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION AUTHORITY MEETING

A meeting of the Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority has been scheduled for June 20, 2012 at 7:00 pm at the Tinton Falls Municipal Building, 556 Tinton Avenue, Tinton Falls, NJ. Formal act…

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June 12, 2012

NORTH JERSEY ENTREPRENEURS BREAK INTO MOBILE APP INDUSTRY

By Mary Diduch/The Record June 12, 2012 As a second-grader, James Gammon, 8, was receiving a lot of math homework. Fortunately for him, his father had joined the growing trend of North Jersey entrep…

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June 11, 2012

BROAD UNEMPLOYMENT METRIC PUTS N.J. IN MIDDLE OF PACK

By Jared Kaltwasser/NJBIZ June 11, 2012 The government’s broadest measure of unemployment and under-employment shows the labor situation in New Jersey is about average. The Bureau of Labor Statistic…

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June 6, 2012

AREA BUSINESS PEOPLE LEARN ABOUT RESOURCES

By Chris Bishop/Burlington County Times June 6, 2012 Claudia B. Hawkins is a fairly new businesswoman. So any knowledge she can gain about what resources are available from state government is a plu…

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June 5, 2012

NOTICE OF NEW JERSEY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY BOARD MEETING

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority’s next public Board Meeting will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at Rutgers University, Berson Boardroom @ The Center for Law and Justi…

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June 5, 2012

IN SURVEY, CEOS SAY ECONOMY STABILIZING, BUT FEW PLAN TO HIRE

By Katie Eder/NJBIZ June 5, 2012 Top executives in New Jersey say their businesses and the state economy are becoming more stable, but a majority report plummeting sales volumes are affecting job cre…

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May 29, 2012

NEWARK EXCITED ABOUT OPPORTUNITY TO LINK MANUFACTURING, EDUCATION

By Joshua Burd/NJBIZ May 29, 2012 Business groups, government agencies and other organizations in New Jersey can apply for federal funding under a new $26 million program that aims to build clusters …

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May 28, 2012

NOTICE OF NEW JERSEY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY SPECIAL BOARD MEETING

A special EDA board meeting will be held on Friday, June 1, 2012 at 1 p.m., at the EDA Headquarters, 36 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08625. A copy of the proposed agenda can be found prior to the me…

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May 23, 2012

INCUBATOR NETWORK GETS RESOURCEFUL TO DELIVER AID TO SMALL COMPANIES

By Katie Eder/NJBIZ May 23, 2012 When the New Jersey Business Incubation Network lost incubator seed grants and $1.2 million in annual public-sector funding — funneled through the now-defunct state C…

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May 22, 2012

NJ LT. GOVERNOR GUADAGNO TOUTS STATE’S JOB-CREATION EFFORTS

By Juliet Fletcher/The Record May 22, 2012 Trying to counter April’s picture of rising state unemployment, Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno told lawmakers Monday the administration’s job-creation efforts were a…

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May 21, 2012

BANKING ON HER EXPERIENCE

Matheus brings private-sector experience to firms seeking EDA aid By Cheryl Sarfaty/NJBIZ May 21, 2012 Sometimes, the climb up the ladder to success can get too far away from the ground floor. Such…

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May 18, 2012

NEW JERSEY BUSINESSES MORE OPTIMISTIC ABOUT THE STATE’S ECONOMY

Associated Press May 18, 2012 The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce says business leaders apparently are more optimistic about the state’s economy than they were a year ago. A survey conducted by the o…

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May 15, 2012

UNITED WAY RAISES $110K FOR AREA NONPROFITS

Tri-Boro Patch May 14, 2012 The United Way of Northern New Jersey raised an estimated $110,000 for the capital improvement needs of area nonprofits through the help of the real estate industry at its…

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May 9, 2012

TECHLAUNCH EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TRAVIS KAHN SPEAKS TO TECHCRUNCH ABOUT NEW JERSEY’S TECHNOLOGY ACCELERATOR INITIATIVE

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May 8, 2012

NOTICE OF FORT MONMOUTH ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION AUTHORITY MEETING

A meeting of the Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority has been scheduled for May 16, 2012 at 7:00 pm at the Eatontown Municipal Building, 47 Broad Street, Eatontown, NJ. Formal action may b…

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May 7, 2012

MANUFACTURERS SEARCH FOR WORKERS TO SUSTAIN ECONOMY REVIVAL

By Michael Diamond and Alesha Williams Boyd/USA Today May 7, 2012 North Brunswick-based manufacturer XPAK USA has developed machinery that can, among other things, help PepsiCo robotically bundle dif…

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