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.
Washington D.C. - The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) released a combined synopsis/solicitation with the intention of awarding up to three contracts for entities to head regional innovation cluster initiatives. SBA intends to make three awards including one to an entity that will provide cluster initiative services to a community affected by changes in the coal economy.
Princeton, NJ - As National Small Business Week kicks off this week, Choose New Jersey, Inc. is offering small businesses across the Garden State an online tool, RPF Watch, which can help them potentially win millions of dollars in contracts.
Washington D.C. - The Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Maria Contreras-Sweet announced during National Small Business Week 2015 that the SBA is crowdsourcing the official logo for the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs, “America’s Seed Fund” and has made major improvements to the www.sbir.gov website.
Trenton, NJ - New Jersey rings in National Small Business Week with diverse learning programs including E-Business marketing on-line, financial analysis, business continuity and more. Various events and training seminars are scheduled for May 4-8 at individual regional centers and in the field to commemorate the importance of small businesses to the state and national economy.
Washington D.C. - Crowdfunding is becoming more and more popular for small businesses because it allows them to raise capital directly from many individuals via the internet. As of last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted final rules to facilitate smaller companies’ access to capital through Title IV of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act.
Washington D.C. - According to the State Science and Technology Institute (SSTI), "The Securities and Exchange Commission adopted final rules to update and expand Regulation A, an existing exemption from registration for smaller issuers of securities. The new Regulation A+ will enable smaller companies to offer and sell up to $50 million of securities in a 12-month period, subject to eligibility, disclosure and reporting requirements."
Ewing, NJ – According to the New Jersey Chapter of the Small Business Administration, “For the 14th consecutive year, identity theft is the nation’s biggest threat for consumers, topping the annual rankings of filed complaints to the Federal Trade Commission. Experts will discuss emerging and potentially damaging cyber crimes, which industries are most at risk, and solutions for concerned business owners at The College of New Jersey, Ewing Township, NJ on Monday, April 20, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. There is no fee for attendance and breakfast and lunch will be included.”
Washington D.C. - The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is seeking nominations for its annual Tibbetts and Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Hall of Fame Awards. For details on how to submit nominations, visit http://www.sbir.gov/news/2015-tibbetts-and-sbir-hall-fame-award-nominations. The deadline is 11:59 p.m. EDT, April 10, 2015. Please note that for the first time, there is an option for nominations to be made by video presentation.
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.
New York, NY - Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet announces that the Small Business Administration (SBA) launched a first of its kind tool on the federal agency’s website that will allow entrepreneurs looking for a small business loan to get matched with a SBA lender within 48 hours.
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