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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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Press Release
May 1, 2012

EDA AND CITI LAUNCH NJ GLOBAL GROWTH FINANCING PROGRAM

Program Supports Christie Administration’s Focus on Helping NJ Businesses Expand Globally TRENTON, N.J. (May 1, 2012) – In support of the Christie Administration’s focus on helping small and mid-size…

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May 1, 2012

SURVEY: N.J. OUTPACES NATION IN SMALL-BUSINESS JOB GROWTH

By Jared Kaltwasser/NJBIZ May 1, 2012 New Jersey small businesses hired at a slightly higher rate than the national average last month, though growth remains slow, according to a new survey. Intuit …

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April 27, 2012

CAMDEN PUSHES LOCAL SHOPPING MESSAGE TO ASSIST SMALL-BUSINESS OWNERS

By Katie Eder/NJBIZ April 27, 2012 A new campaign launched today by Camden County’s Economic Development and Business Services team will partner municipalities with more than 170 local businesses to …

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April 26, 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, May 8, 2012 at 36 West State St., Trenton, NJ 08625. A copy of the proposed agenda c…

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April 26, 2012

ATTENTION TECHNOLOGY ENTREPRENEURS: TECHLAUNCH WANTS YOU

PR Web 4/26/2012 New Jersey wants to support technology entrepreneurs, and is putting its money where its mouth is. Applications are now open for the inaugural class of the State’s latest startup ven…

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April 26, 2012

SOLAR FIRM CREATES FUND FOR NONPROFITS

By Jared Kaltwasser/NJBIZ April 26, 2012 A South Plainfield solar company is stepping up its outreach to nonprofits and municipalities, and offering them a new way to raise funds in the process. 1st…

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Press Release
April 25, 2012

NEW PROGRAM AIMS TO INCREASE ENERGY EFFICIENCY OF BUILDINGS

Large Scale CHP/Fuel Cell Program Will Help Reduce Energy Costs and Consumption for Consumers, Businesses and Government TRENTON, N.J. (April 25, 2012) – In support of the Christie Administration’s c…

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April 19, 2012

EXPERTS FORECAST NEW JERSEY’S FISCAL CLIMATE

By Mary Diduch and Amy Rowe/RU Daily Targum April 19, 2012 Believe it or not, New Jersey’s economy is growing — slowly, but surely — but it still lags behind the nation and other states. Economic exp…

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April 18, 2012

PRESENTATION AVAILABLE FROM TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS TAX CERTIFICATE TRANSFER PROGRAM WEBINAR

On April 18, 2012, the EDA held a webinar featuring the Technology Business Tax Certificate Transfer Program.  To review the presentation, please follow the links below: PowerPoint Presentation Recor…

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Press Release
April 16, 2012

NJEDA FUNDED NONPROFIT HIRES TOP TALENT TO SUPPORT BUSINESS GROWTH IN DISTRESSED COMMUNITIES

Michael Caslin, a leader in the world of entrepreneurship and social enterprise, recently joined a NJ nonprofit organization as the Managing Director of Strategy and Development. In his new role at Ri…

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April 16, 2012

NOTICE OF FORT MONMOUTH ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION AUTHORITY MEETING

A meeting of the Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority has been scheduled for April 24, 2012 at 7:00 pm at the Eatontown Municipal Building, 47 Broad Street, Eatontown, NJ. Formal action may…

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April 13, 2012

2012 TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS TAX CERTIFICATE TRANSFER PROGRAM WEBINAR

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April 12, 2012

N.J. MANUFACTURERS EXECUTIVE TO BE NAMED TO LEAD STATE’S BUSINESS ATTRACTION EFFORTS

By Andrew Kitchenman/NJBIZ April 12, 2012 Michael J. Van Wagner, vice of president of legislative affairs for New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Co., has been named by Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno to serve …

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April 12, 2012

TO COMPETE, NONPROFITS MUST CONSIDER OUTSOURCING ACCOUNTING, TECH OPERATIONS

By Katie Eder/NJBIZ April 12, 2012 With dwindling resources and greater demand for transparency from the Internal Revenue Service and funding sources, nonprofits in New Jersey will need to invest in …

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Press Release
April 9, 2012

FUJIKURA LTD. STATES INTENT TO ACQUIRE BATTELLE VENTURES’ NEW JERSEY PORTFOLIO COMPANY NISTICA, INC.

Bridgewater-based developer of wavelength selective switches to network equipment manufacturers will operate as a Fujikura subsidiary PRINCETON , N.J., April 9, 2012 – Fujikura Ltd., a global supplier…

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April 9, 2012

SURVEY: MAJORITY OF N.J. CEOS EXPECT TO INCREASE HIRING

By Katie Eder/NJBIZ April 9, 2012 Though nearly 90 percent of CEOs at New Jersey’s small businesses have learned to make their businesses more productive with fewer employees, more than half expect t…

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April 4, 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, April 10, 2012 at 36 West State St., Trenton, NJ 08625. A copy of the proposed agend…

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April 3, 2012

ECONOMIC NEWS BETTER FOR NEW JERSEY AND REGION

By Jason Method/Asbury Park Press April 3, 2012 Two measurements taken by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia shows an improving economy for New Jersey and the region. The Philly Fed’s coinciden…

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March 29, 2012

LT. GOVERNOR KIM GUADAGNO HELPS LAUNCH ENHANCED PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP THAT AIMS TO INCREASE ACCESS TO HEALTHY FOOD IN UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Financial Pledge Quadruples State Investment to Bring Grocery Stores to Underserved Communities Throughout the Garden State TRENTON, NJ – Furthering the Christie Adminis…

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March 29, 2012

STATE RELEASES SPECIAL REPORT ON EXPANDING NEW JERSEY’S SUPERMARKETS

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March 27, 2012

AGENCIES PARTNERING TO PROMOTE OPPORTUNITIES FOR FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS

By Katie Eder/NJBIZ March 27, 2012 Amid reports that growth in the number of women-owned businesses in New Jersey is slowing, state agencies are working in concert to increase awareness of funding, t…

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March 26, 2012

BANK HOPES FOR A SUNRISE IN THE NORTH

By Ken Tarbous/NJBIZ March 26, 2012 Sun National Bank has taken further steps in its calculated expansion into northern and central New Jersey, in what the bank promises will be an ongoing effort to …

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March 25, 2012

STATE’S ‘INCUBATOR’ LAB FACILITY HELPS NEW BIOTECHNOLOGY COMPANIES GROW

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March 23, 2012

ONLINE APPLICATION SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE

On Sunday morning, March 25, from 7:00 – 9:00 AM, EDA will be performing scheduled maintenance on the web servers that host www.njeda.com, camdenerb.com, affirmative action and the online application …

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March 23, 2012

NEW JERSEY JOB FIGURES SHOW SLOW BUT STEADY GROWTH, ECONOMISTS SAY

By Ed Beeson/Star-Ledger March 23, 2012 During the first two months of 2012 alone, New Jersey created more than half the number of jobs it did during all of last year, according to new data released …

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