Launch Pad coworking community is coming to Newark

Launch Pad wants to help entrepreneurs outside of Silicon Valley succeed. Will it work in Newark? We’ll find out starting next year.

Newark sustainability leader Karen Brown-Stovell named to statewide business council

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.

Women-focused crowdfunding platform in Newark is accepting its first cohort of businesses seeking capital

A new women-focused crowdfunding platform has just launched in Newark and is accepting businesses into its inaugural cohort.

Newark-based tech startups show off their creations at NVP’s second demo day

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.

Anthony Frasier’s new Rutgers-backed podcast will offer the cheat sheet for getting startup funding

Google-backed “Startup Grind” community will soon come to Newark

Newark will soon be home to an official chapter of “Startup Grind,” an entrepreneurship community backed by Google for Entrepreneurs.

Learn and apply: Watch local startups pitch investors at Equal Space on Dec. 14th

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.

With Fownders Newark, tech star Gerard Adams brings startup aspirations to the neighborhood

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.)

How investing in cities like Newark provides a pathway to permanent U.S. residence for foreign investors

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.