Trenton, NJ - According to Eric Strauss, "Inc. revealed its annual Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America this month, and 143 New Jersey firms earned a place on the list. They ranged in size from $2 million in revenue to more than $400 million, and some had revenue growth in the quadruple digit percentages."
NJ’s Small Business Development Center Network’s Success Award Winners Are Fast Growing Companies in NJ
Trenton, NJ - Two small business clients of America’s SBDC New Jersey, president and CEO Brian A. Leuthner of Edge Therapeutics, Inc. and founder and CEO Dr. Pankaj Mohan of Oncobiologics Inc., were named finalists in the Ernst Young Entrepreneur of the Year (2015) New Jersey. Leuthner of Edge Therapeutics advanced to be one of several winners of this prestigious award. The award program is co-sponsored by The Kauffman Foundation.
Advaxis Appoints Tom Ridge, America’s First Secretary of Homeland Security and 43rd Governor of Pennsylvania, to Board of Directors
Princeton, NJ - Advaxis, Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing cancer immunotherapies, announced the appointment of The Honorable Tom Ridge, the first Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and 43rd Governor of Pennsylvania, to the Company’s Board of Directors. “We are very excited to have Governor Ridge join Advaxis’s Board of Directors,” said Daniel J. O’Connor, president and Chief Executive Officer of Advaxis.
Somerset, NJ - Marriah Media, Jeanne Murphy Public Relations and Unity Bank are pleased to announce a “Best Practices for New Jersey Based Nonprofits” Event sharing information on “What Makes a Successful Nonprofit by Learning Lessons From the Leaders” on Thursday, October 8th at The Palace at Somerset Park.
Serial Entrepreneur Kambhampati Cultivates Growth of NJ’s Emerging Technology Companies through Mentoring
Trenton, NJ - The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) today continues its series highlighting how New Jersey investors and entrepreneurs are making a difference to the Garden State’s technology community. As an innovator, serial entrepreneur, investor and mentor, Krishnamurty “KK” Kambhampati, of Holmdel, has spent the last 25 years helping to shape New Jersey’s technology ecosystem.
Trenton, NJ - City Initiatives for Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CITIE), a partnership between Nesta, a UK Foundation, Accenture and the Future Cities Catapult, has recently published a framework to help cities decide what policy actions to take to support innovation and entrepreneurship.
Trenton, NJ - According to New Jersey Business magazine, "New Jersey pulled out all the stops in attracting the international biotech community at the recent 2015 BIO International Convention in Philadelphia. The event drew 15,858 industry leaders from 69 countries and 47 states, and the New Jersey delegation spent the three-day event in June discussing the many benefits of growing and attracting a business to the Garden State for this global audience."
Trenton, NJ - On the heels of the state’s commanding presence at BIO International 2015, New Jersey’s dominance in biotechnology was validated with a top ranking nationally in the Biotech Growth Potential category in Business Facilities Magazine’s Annual Rankings Report released today.
Atlantic City, NJ - According to Sarah Lawson, "You know Atlantic City as the gambling capital of the East Coast, or perhaps as the backdrop for HBO's Boardwalk Empire or home of the Miss America pageant. But what was once dubbed by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as "Las Vegas East" has recently been racked by the shuttering of four major casinos last year, three of which went bankrupt."
Trenton, NJ - The Innovation New Jersey Coalition is a diverse coalition of leading businesses, trade associations and higher education institutions established to strengthen and enhance the culture of innovation in New Jersey. Join us on LinkedIn to continue to collaborate and innovate: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/Innovation-New-Jersey-8356334/about
Trenton, NJ - Forbes released its annual list of Top Colleges last week and three of New Jersey's academic institutions made the top 200. Princeton University ranked 4th, Rutgers University ranked 146th and The College of New Jersey ranked 182nd. Pomona College in California taking the top slot and Williams College and Stanford University listed as second and third, respectively.
New Brunswick, N.J. – Several physicians at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey have been named as a ‘Top Cancer Doctor’ by Newsweek magazine. Newsweek just released the list of the nation’s top physicians for cancer care in conjunction with Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., which publishes America’s Top Doctors. Based on peer nominations, attributes such as board certification, clinical skills, training, years in practice, administrative posts, achievements and other criteria are reviewed and assessed by a physician-led research team assembled by Castle Connolly. According to Castle Connolly, nearly 100,000 nominations are received each year for the honor. In New Jersey alone, 40 Top Cancer Doctors were named to the national list – nine are from the Cancer Institute of New Jersey.
Trenton, NJ - According to Josh Burd of NJBiz, "It might be tough to quantify the volume of fiber in Newark, but New Jersey's prowess as a state is well-documented. The Garden State, which has 17 fiber providers, is third in the country when it comes to the percentage of population covered by fiber, according to broadbandnow.com.With about 63 percent of its population covered, it sits behind only Rhode Island (98 percent) and Oregon (77 percent).
NJ Resources Support Serial Entrepreneur David Fischell’s Mission to Create Life-Saving Medical Devices
Trenton, NJ - The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) continues its series highlighting how entrepreneurs and investors are helping to build New Jersey’s technology ecosystem. Serial entrepreneur Dr. David Fischell, of Fair Haven, has founded and led more than a dozen medical device companies to success in the last 20 years. To Fischell, developing medical devices is a family affair. David, along with his father Dr. Robert Fischell, a physicist, and his brother Dr. Tim Fischell, a cardiologist, started New Providence-based Svelte Medical Systems in 2007.
Trenton, NJ – Legislation that would change New Jersey laws and regulations to help businesses take advantage of crowdfunding passed the Senate last Thursday. Specifically, S-712/A-2073 would provide exemptions from registration with the NJ Bureau of Securities for companies that want to offer intrastate crowdfunding investment opportunities. The total investment cannot exceed $1 million, and the investment from any single purchaser is capped at $5,000.
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