Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Rutgers Business School students are helping New Jersey businesses while gaining valuable on-the-job experience. The Student Experiential Learning Program pairs students with small companies where they act as consultants, managing real projects to help their clients thrive. Watch their work in action. (YouTube)
Monday, October 6, 2014
NJMEP and NJBIZ held its inaugural New Jersey Manufacturing Awards event in celebration of Manufacturing Day on Friday. The all-day event kicked off with a welcome address by Harold J. Wirths, commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Labor, and the event’s keynote speaker, U.S. Sen. Cory A. Booker, both of whom addressed the need for the state to continue to help finance employee training and...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month beginning Sept. 15, WalletHub assessed the minority business climate within the 150 largest U.S. cities. It did so by examining 19 key metrics such as Hispanic entrepreneurship rates, corporate tax systems and the share of businesses owned by Hispanics. WalletHub, a social network launched by Evolution Finance and built around personal...
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Small businesses today no longer have the option of “thinking small”. Why? According to McKinsey, businesses expect that new digital technologies will transform their businesses. Deloitte states technology enabled businesses are “rethinking how business gets done” and building a competitive advantage. Think Amazon.com, Netflix, iTunes… the list goes on validating this.
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Through a federal grant, small to midsize New Jersey businesses looking to institute or expand environmentally friendly practices can now get pro bono advice and technical assistance from experts in the green arena. The New Jersey Small Business Development Center's new initiative, supporting sustainability and pollution prevention with free counseling, is being funded by the U.S. Environmental...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Minority business accelerators have launched in a handful of metropolitan areas in recent years as local businesses, chambers of commerce and economic development groups work to create more jobs and improve the quality of life in their regions. A key goal of the accelerators is to help minority owned-companies win contracts with large companies. Despite the rapid growth in the number of minority-...
Friday, June 13, 2014
In the fourth of a series of small business forums he has held across New Jersey, Sen. Cory Booker assembled a panel of top executives from some of the most prominent alternative lenders, including David Nayor, president of BoeFly, Justin Renfro, Kiva Zip’s associate manager of business development and Paul Quintero, chief executive officer of Accion East. "Where the traditional banks are falling behind,’’ Booker said, "these folks are filling the void in creative ways.”
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Minority business accelerators have launched in a handful of metropolitan areas in recent years as local businesses, chambers of commerce and economic development groups work to create more jobs and improve the quality of life in their regions. The Cincinnati accelerator, created by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber in 2003, has inspired officials and business people in the Greenville, S.C.;...
Friday, October 25, 2013
A year after Superstorm Sandy sent more than six feet of ocean water into their ice cream store and destroyed everything inside, Brian and Michelle McMullin are still waiting to hear if they'll get grant money from New Jersey to help pay rebuilding costs. But 60 miles away, in New York City, a $250,000 grant from a utility helped Madelaine Chocolate start its recovery after more than four feet of...
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship & Economic Development at Rutgers Business School sponsored Lemonade Day this June in Newark, Irvington and New Brunswick to expose youth to starting, owning and operating their own businesses.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Rutgers Business School used money from its long-time corporate supporter Ernst & Young to help open a Small Business Development Center in some of its offices on the Livingston Campus. In exchange, the school hopes to provide its students with unique opportunities to apply their studies to real businesses.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
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Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Own It Ventures, a woman-owned, NJ based organization has collaborated with Rutgers University-Center for Urban Entrepreneurship & Economic Development and investors from TechLaunch and Delaware Crossing for a "Get Your Business Pitch Ready for Prime Time" Entrepreneur Roadshow on October 26, 2012 at Rutgers Business School in Newark, NJ. The day is set to educate women entrepreneurs on the...
Thursday, October 13, 2011
Rutgers-Newark Small Business Development Center is proud to be hosting an elegant gala in honor of businesses, individuals and organizations that have supported the Center and its programs from 2010-2011. This event will be held on October 20th, 2011 from 6:00PM – 10:00PM at the Cedar Hill Golf & Country Club, 100 Walnut Street, Livingston, NJ 07039. The Appreciation Awards event is an opportunity to thank Rutgers-Newark SBDC financial Sponsors, Advisory Board Members, Open House Hosts and WEN Speakers involved with the Center.
Thursday, September 1, 2011
The New Jersey Business Growth Summit has been designed for business professionals focused on sales, marketing, negotiation, and business growth. This day-long event, which will take place on November 17, 2011 at the Pines Manor in Edison, will give small to medium sized business owners, sales and marketing professionals, and anyone else interested access to an exceptional learning and...
Thursday, February 10, 2011
Small businesses in New Jersey will soon have greater access to critical resources to help them start or grow their businesses and create jobs, thanks to a $1.3 million grant to SBA’s New Jersey Small Business Development Center.