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January 21, 2013

RISING TIDE, CITI HELP CONNECT MICROLENDERS WITH STARTUPS

By Katie Eder/NJBIZ January 21, 2013 While a previous endeavor by Jersey City-based Rising Tide Capital and Citi Community Development gave market-ready entrepreneurs in New Jersey an online platform…

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January 17, 2013

CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION LAUNCHES NEW CHP/FUEL CELL PROGRAM TO IMPROVE GRID RELIABILITY, INCREASE ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND REDUCE ENERGY COSTS

TRENTON, N.J. (Jan. 16, 2013) – In support of the Christie Administration’s commitment to a greener and more affordable use, management and development of energy in the state, the New Jersey Economic …

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January 15, 2013

CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION STRENGTHENS SUPPORT FOR EMERGING TECHNOLOGY BUSINESSES

Enhanced Venture Capital Growth Fund Recognizes Value of Strategic Investors TRENTON, N.J. (Jan. 15, 2013) – Emerging technology and life sciences companies that have attracted capital through strate…

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January 14, 2013

NEW HOPE IN THE NEW YEAR FOR SANDY-AFFECTED BUSINESSES

Mark Pinsky, President and CEO, Opportunity Finance Network Huffington Post, 1/14/2013 While Congress fiddled with appropriations for communities devastated by Superstorm Sandy, the CDFI sector in ma…

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January 10, 2013

NORTH JERSEY BANK REBRANDING TO ATTRACT OUT-OF-STATE BUSINESS

By Katie Eder/NJBIZ January 10, 2013 To better express its philosophy on connecting long-term growth opportunities to clients, no matter where they are located, North Jersey Community Bank is undergo…

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January 8, 2013

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, January 15, 2013 at 36 West State St., Trenton, NJ 08625. A copy of the proposed age…

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January 8, 2013

NOTICE OF FORT MONMOUTH ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION AUTHORITY MEETING

A meeting of the Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority has been scheduled for Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 7:00 pm at Maple Place School, 2 Maple Place, Oceanport, NJ. Formal action may be…

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January 7, 2013

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR TECHLAUNCH’S LAUNCHPAD 2 ACCELERATOR

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January 7, 2013

TO BEAT CHINA ON COSTS, MANUFACTURER TURNS TO TECH

By Beth Fitzgerald/NJBIZ January 7, 2013 When Andrew Campbell, a carpenter by trade, founded Eastern Millwork in 1992, he realized he had to go high-tech to compete with woodwork imported from low-wa…

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January 2, 2013

ONLOOKERS SAY FISCAL CLIFF DEAL OFFERS SOME ENCOURAGEMENT TO BUSINESS OWNERS

By Beth Fitzgerald/NJBIZ January 2, 2013 The fiscal cliff deal struck in Congress raises income tax rates for single taxpayers making more than $400,000 and married couples earning above $450,000 — a…

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December 28, 2012

BANKS AIMING TO GET LOW-INTEREST LOANS TO COMPANIES SLAMMED BY SANDY

By Beth Fitzgerald/NJBIZ December 28, 2012 Bank of America and Provident Bank are helping make low-interest loans available to small businesses hurt by Hurricane Sandy by partnering with community de…

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December 19, 2012

LT. GOVERNOR VISITS THE SEEING EYE IN MORRISTOWN

Morris News Bee December 19, 2012 MORRISTOWN   Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno on Friday visited Morristown-based The Seeing Eye, which helps blind and visually impaired individuals gain independence and m…

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December 18, 2012

CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES GRANT TO SUPPORT JERSEY BATTERED WOMEN’S SERVICE

Safety Upgrades and Improvements Will Help Cultivate More Secure Environment at Morris County Facility Trenton, NJ –  Continuing the Christie Administration’s Season of Service outreach to those in n…

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December 17, 2012

STATE’S SMALL-BUSINESS SURVEY WILL HELP DETERMINE BEST PLAN FOR SANDY RELIEF

By Melinda Caliendo/NJBIZ December 17, 2012 Small-business owners have a chance to voice their concerns and ideas to the state that could help them get the assistance they need after Hurricane Sandy….

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December 12, 2012

SMALL BUSINESS, MANUFACTURING SUPPORT HIGHLIGHT DECEMBER EDA BOARD ACTION

$100 Million in Assistance Approved to Grow New Jersey Businesses and Generate Jobs TRENTON, N.J. (Dec. 12, 2012) – In support of the Christie Administration’s efforts to spur small business growth a…

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December 11, 2012

CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION UNVEILS $26 MILLION FOR THREE-PRONG RECOVERY PLAN

RECOVERY4JERSEY, SKILLS4JERSEY & OPPORTUNITY4JERSEY LAUNCHED TO AID BUSINESSES AND WORKERS TRENTON, N.J., DECEMBER 11, 2012 – Governor Chris Christie today announced the release of $26 million to sup…

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December 11, 2012

CHRISTIE: GRANTS WILL HELP N.J. REBUILD AFTER SANDY

By Melissa Hayes/The Record December 11, 2012 Governor Christie announced three new state grant programs totaling $26 million, aimed at helping create and retain jobs in New Jersey in the aftermath of…

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December 11, 2012

SURVEY INDICATES BUSINESS CONFIDENCE AT FIVE-YEAR HIGH

By Katie Eder/NJBIZ December 11, 2012 An indicator of businesses’ outlook on the state economy reached positive territory for the first time in five years, but companies still balk at the cost of doi…

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December 10, 2012

NON-PROFITS COME TO AID OF LOW-INCOME SANDY VICTIMS

By Harvey Lipman/The Record December 10, 2012 Low-income victims of superstorm Sandy suffered some of the most devastating financial damages from the hurricane. Many who owned their homes lacked flo…

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December 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, December 11, 2012 at 36 West State St., Trenton, NJ 08625. A copy of the proposed ag…

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December 5, 2012

NOTICE OF FORT MONMOUTH ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION AUTHORITY MEETING

A meeting of the Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority has been scheduled for Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 7:00 pm at the Eatontown Municipal Building, 47 Broad Street, Eatontown, NJ. For…

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November 28, 2012

SPARTA SYSTEMS ANNOUNCES GRAND OPENING OF NEW HAMILTON HEADQUARTERS

Larger state of the art facility to support continued growth and innovation HAMILTON, N.J. – November  28, 2012 – Sparta Systems, Inc. , the market leader in enterprise quality and management solutio…

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November 27, 2012

CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION APPROVES $60 MILLION TO GROW TECH/BIO TECH INDUSTRY IN NEW JERSEY

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November 27, 2012

NON-PROFIT GROUPS HOPING FOR DONATION BLITZ ON ‘GIVING TUESDAY’ IN WAKE OF SANDY

By James Queally and Eunice Lee/The Star-Ledger November 27, 2012 Most New Jerseyans have had their fill of “Black Friday,” “Small Business Saturday” and “Cyber Monday.” But after a weekend spent st…

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November 27, 2012

AFTER THE ACCELERATOR: WHAT’S NEXT FOR THE FIRST TECHLAUNCH CLASS?

By Esther Surden/NJ Tech Weekly November 27, 2012 On November 14, 2012, TechLaunch — the first tech accelerator supported by the state of New Jersey — graduated its first class of companies during a …

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November 27, 2012

DOWNTOWN RETAILERS REPORT SALES SURGE FOR SMALL-BUSINESS SHOPPING EVENT

By Katie Eder/NJBIZ November 27, 2012 While Black Friday sales met the expectations of New Jersey retailers as a whole, the state’s mom-and-pop stores saw a bigger boost than anticipated for Small Bu…

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November 21, 2012

BANKS EMPHASIZE LOAN AVAILABILITY AS BUSINESS REBUILD FROM SANDY

By Beth Fitzgerald/NJBIZ November 21, 2012 Banks are calling their customers to tell them loans are available to repair and rebuild from the damage wrought by Hurricane Sandy. Chase is committing $5…

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November 20, 2012

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: BUSINESS CONFIDENCE HIGHEST IN FIVE YEARS

“Business is picking up, business confidence is rising, and growing numbers of businesses believe New Jersey is on the right track.” 2013 Business Outlook: NJ Business Confidence Climbs to Highest Le…

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November 19, 2012

REBUILDING YOUR SMALL BIZ AFTER A DISASTER

By Dan Weil/Bankrate.com November 16, 2012 Many small businesses have been disabled by Superstorm Sandy, but they can take certain measures to speed recovery. Bankrate talked to a wide range of exper…

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November 15, 2012

EDA BOARD APPROVES FUNDING TO HELP ROWAN EXPAND IN DOWNTOWN CAMDEN

Board Takes Action on Other Financing Assistance, Business Incentives to Spur Job Creation and Private Investment TRENTON, N.J. (Nov. 15, 2012) – In support of the Christie Administration’s commitmen…

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November 15, 2012

NJ TECH ENTREPRENEURS DISPLAY PRODUCTS AFTER 12-WEEK-LONG PROGRAM

By Mary Diduch/The Record November 15, 2012 Ten New Jersey technology start-ups pitched their products to advisers and investors Wednesday at Montclair State University, after completing New Jersey’s …

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November 13, 2012

UCEDC OFFERS ENTREPRENEURSHIP TRAINING

NJToday.net November 13, 2012 CRANFORD–It’s the American dream – having your own business, being your own boss, setting your own hours….But before you take the plunge (or before you get in too deep in…

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November 13, 2012

NONPROFIT HELPING MANUFACTURERS REBUILD FROM DEVASTATION OF SANDY

By Beth Fitzgerald/NJBIZ November 13, 2012 New Jersey manufacturers slammed by Hurricane Sandy are finding relief from the nonprofit New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program, which is connecting com…

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November 12, 2012

STATE ROLLS OUT AID TO STORM-STRICKEN BUSINESSES, WORKERS

By Juliet Fletcher/The Record November 12, 2012 * Companies and workers can turn to the state for help with a variety of problems. The state has marshaled resources to help businesses and displaced wo…

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November 11, 2012

SANDY INSURANCE Q&A

By Michael Diamond/Asbury Park Press November 11, 2012 Manny Iouse, the owner of The Oven and Lavallette Pizza in the battered seaside town of Lavallette, by mid-week hadn’t been back to see what beca…

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November 8, 2012

CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES RECOVERY ASSISTANCE SERVICES FOR NEW JERSEY BUSINESSES IMPACTED BY HURRICANE SANDY

Trenton, NJ – To support the recovery of New Jersey’s businesses and protect the overall economic interests of our state in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Governor Chris Christie and Lt. Governor K…

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November 8, 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, November 15, 2012 at 36 West State St., Trenton, NJ 08625. A copy of the proposed a…

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November 7, 2012

PHONE.COM OFFERS FREE ACCOUNTS TO BUSINESSES IN NEW JERSEY AFFECTED BY SUPERSTORM ‘SANDY’

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October 25, 2012

CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES COMPETITIVE SOLICITATION FOR RESIDENTAL URBAN TRANSIT HUB PROJECTS

TRENTON, N.J. (October 25, 2012) – Building on the Christie Administration’s commitment to fueling economic growth in New Jersey, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) today launched a c…

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October 17, 2012

CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION EMPLOYMENT INITIATIVE BRINGS SKILLS AND SUCCESSFUL JOB PLACEMENTS TO PARTICIPANTS

Suburban News October 17, 2012 Highlighting a Christie administration employment program that landed all ten graduates into jobs, Commissioner Harold J. Wirths of the Department of Labor and Workforce…

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