The City of Newark beat out Camden, New Brunswick and Jersey City to win the state’s backing in its bid to become the location of Amazon’s next headquarters.
Newark’s Karen Brown-Stovell had joined a group business leaders across the state for the New Jersey Sustainable Business Council (NJSBC), a new alliance of business organizations and businesses working to promote a more vibrant and sustainable economic future in the state.
A new women-focused crowdfunding platform has just launched in Newark and is accepting businesses into its inaugural cohort.
Prudential Center hosted the latest tech show-and-tell for Newark Venture Partners’ startup companies hailing from as close as New Jersey to as far as Germany and South Africa.
Newark will soon be home to an official chapter of “Startup Grind,” an entrepreneurship community backed by Google for Entrepreneurs.
This Wednesday at 6 p.m., learn the presentation skills you’d need to get money for your business by watching local startups pitch investors downtown Newark.
Gerard Adams made his first million by age 24, cofounded Elite Daily at 27, sold it to Daily Mail at 30, made Business Insider’s list of top entrepreneurs under 35 and became a Silicon Valley star along the way.
Now the 31-year-old entrepreneur has built a startup accelerator in Newark in an effort to help create more successes like himself. Meet Fownders Newark. (And no, it’s not located downtown.)
The EB-5 immigrant investor program lets foreign investors obtain permanent resident status in the United States. At a recent investor conference in Newark, it was cited as one of a series of creative tools developers can use to get deals done, but EB-5 is not without controversy.