Bridgeton, NJ - Lou Cooperhouse, director of the Rutgers Food Innovation Center, a globally recognized food business incubation program, will be presenting his research on best practices in food industry entrepreneurship development and business incubation at two leading national conferences during the month of September 2015. Cooperhouse will be a presenter of a half-day intensive training session on “Building Sustainable Food Incubators and Accelerators” at the National Business Incubation Association (NBIA) Training Institute, which will be held from September 8-11 in Orlando, FL.
Summit, NJ - Carlos Abad, founder of LaunchNJ, offers some summer reading and shares his “why” for starting the nonprofit dedicated to accelerating the entrepreneurial ecosystem in NJ. Hoping to keep New Jersey Entrepreneurs in New Jersey, Carlos Abad and LaunchNJ have grown, but there is still much to do. In a recent email sent out to the LaunchNJ contact list, he offers some summer reading:
Trenton, NJ – In this month’s edition of the New Jersey Business magazine, Anthony Birritteri, Editor-in-Chief features the New Jersey’s Partnership for Action (PFA), headed by the Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno. He discusses and interviews the leaders of the state’s public-private approach to economic development and the springboard for all initiatives, policies and efforts related to growing New Jersey’s economy and creating quality, sustainable jobs.
Acting Governor Guadagno Welcomes Newark Venture Partners, Region’s First Elite Venture Fund and Technology Accelerator
Newark, NJ - Acting Governor Kim Guadagno joined local officials and members of Newark’s business community to announce the launch of Newark Venture Partners (NVP), a new $50 million early-stage social impact venture fund, the first of its kind in the New York metropolitan area.
New York, NY - U.S consumers are subject to a high degree of income volatility and have insufficient savings to overcome shortfalls in their budgets, according to the inaugural report of the JPMorgan Chase Institute. Because of the mismatch between income volatility and consumer spending habits, the authors suggest there is ample room for innovation in the market for companies that help consumers with medium-term financial decision making.
NJPAC and HINJ to Host ‘Life Sciences and New Jersey’s Innovation Ecosystem’ Business Roundtable June 23
New Brunswick, NJ - The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) and the HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ) will present a business roundtable, “Life Sciences and New Jersey’s Innovation Ecosystem,” on Tuesday, June 23 from 7:45 to 9:30 a.m. at NJPAC at One Center Street, Newark, NJ. New Jersey Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno will open the event with remarks. Elected as the state’s first Lieutenant Governor in 2009, Guadagno leads the Christie Administration’s efforts to improve New Jersey's economic vitality, encourage job growth, streamline government and make businesses feel welcome again in New Jersey.
Trenton, NJ - The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) last week unveiled its inaugural Executive-in-Residence appointees. This group of highly-skilled life sciences professionals will mentor and advise emerging companies at EDA’s Commercialization Center for Innovative Technologies (CCIT) in North Brunswick. The Executive-in-Residence program was created in collaboration with BioNJ. Over the next few weeks, NJEDATech will delve into the back-stories of the six Executives-in-Residence; first up, Catherine Abbadie, PhD, of Princeton.
Trenton, NJ - Tapping into the State’s broad pool of talented life sciences professionals, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) today announced the appointment of the inaugural group of six highly-qualified professionals to its Executive-in-Residence program. Developed in collaboration with BioNJ, these professionals will mentor and advise the emerging growth companies located at the EDA’s Commercialization Center for Innovative Technologies (CCIT) in North Brunswick.
Newark, NJ - JPMorgan Chase announced a $300,000 grant to New Jersey Innovation Institute during its Small Business Forward event at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), where regional business, civic, nonprofit and government leaders came together to discuss Newark’s burgeoning health care IT cluster.
New Brunswick, NJ – Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, developed a new Business Portal, designed in consultation with industry leaders to serve New Jersey’s corporate community. The Business Portal offers users easy access to four key areas—research, technology licensing, professional development and recruiting—and provides two robust internal search functions and clear pathways to Rutgers’ Corporate Engagement Team, Office of Research Commercialization and Rutgers Translational Sciences.
Union, NJ - According to the New Jersey Business Magazine, "The Institute for Life Science Entrepreneurship (ILSE) announces the launch of its new Life Sciences incubator in the state-of-the-art New Jersey Center for Science, Technology and Mathematics (NJCSTM) on the campus of Kean University in Union, a founding member of ILSE."
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