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February 25, 2013

N.J. TO LAUNCH MEDIATION PROGRAM FOR HURRICANE SANDY INSURANCE DISPUTES

By Ed Beeson/Star-Ledger February 25, 2013 Policyholders at odds with their insurer over Hurricane Sandy-related claims soon will have a more cost-effective and efficient way to resolve their differe…

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February 22, 2013

HUDSON SMALL-BUSINESS OWNERS IMPACTED BY SANDY HAVE LOAN OPPORTUNITIES BESIDE SBA

By Charles Hack/Jersey Journal February 22, 2013 Very few small-business owners in Hudson County that were shut down by Hurricane Sandy are taking out loans to help them reopen, according to a Jersey…

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February 21, 2013

SCIENCE-BASED BUSINESS FINDS LIFE IN NORTH BRUNSWICK

By Kathy Chang/North Brunswick Sentinel February 21, 2013 Start-up life-science businesses are thriving at the New Jersey Economic Development Authority’s (EDA) Commercialization Center for Innovativ…

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February 19, 2013

CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION SUPPORT HELPS LOCUS ENERGY FIND NEW HOME IN HOBOKEN

TRENTON, N.J. (Feb. 19, 2013) – Locus Energy, which develops web-based performance and portfolio management software for renewable energy systems, recently moved from New York to temporary space in Ho…

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February 19, 2013

GRANT PROGRAM FOR SANDY VICTIMS COULD BE UP BY LATE MARCH, CHRISTIE SAYS

By Melissa Hayes/The Record February 19, 2013 A grant program for businesses and homeowners impacted by superstorm Sandy should be up and running by the end of March or early April, Governor Christie…

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February 19, 2013

SUPERBOWL ORGANIZERS REACH OUT TO MINORITY BUSINESSES

By Hugh Morley/The Record February 19, 2013 Business leaders are mounting a push to help minority- and women-owned businesses share in the benefits of the Super Bowl next year. The first major event…

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February 14, 2013

CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION SUPPORT HELPS ORTHOBOND THRIVE IN NORTH BRUNSWICK

Tour of Biotech Company Serves to Highlight Enhanced Efforts to Grow Industry NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (February 14, 2013) – Lauding its expansion in the State, the New Jersey Economic Development Autho…

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February 13, 2013

NOTICE OF FORT MONMOUTH ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION AUTHORITY MEETING

A meeting of the Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority has been scheduled for Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 7:00 pm at Tinton Falls Municipal Building, 556 Tinton Avenue, Tinton Falls, NJ….

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February 12, 2013

CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION SEEKS PARTNER TO HELP NJ CREATE LIFE SCIENCES/HEALTHCARE IT ACCELERATOR

TRENTON, N.J. (Feb. 12, 2013) – The Christie Administration is looking to tap into the expertise of the private sector to bolster New Jersey’s status as a leader in life sciences and healthcare techno…

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February 12, 2013

CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION MOVES TO SPUR JOB CREATION, BUSINESS GROWTH AT FEBRUARY EDA BOARD MEETING

TRENTON, N.J. (Feb.  12, 2013) – At its monthly Board meeting, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) took action to assist businesses impacted by Hurricane Sandy, encourage companies to …

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February 7, 2013

NOTICE OF NEW JERSEY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY BOARD MEETING

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority’s next public Board Meeting will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 36 West State St., Trenton, NJ 08625. A copy of the proposed ag…

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February 6, 2013

SUPERSTORM SANDY RECOVERY FUND SEEKING GRANT PROPOSALS

By Harvy Lipman/The Record February 6, 2013 Non-profits and other groups with ideas for helping communities with the long-term recovery from superstorm Sandy can start applying for $5 million in gran…

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February 6, 2013

AT BUSINESS ACTION CENTER, CONVINCING EXECUTIVES THEY HAVE A FRIEND IN TRENTON

By Beth Fitzgerald/NJBIZ February 6, 2013 The New Jersey Business Action Center was created by the Chris Christie administration to reach out to businesses considering moving to New Jersey or expandi…

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February 5, 2013

CAPITAL ONE OPENS MOBILE FINANCIAL LITERACY CENTER IN NEWARK

By Katie Eder/NJBIZ February 5, 2013 Capital One today opened a mobile financial literacy center at the Newark office of nonprofit youth education organization Junior Achievement in an effort to bett…

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January 31, 2013

COMMUNITY BUS TOUR OFFERS RESIDENTS BIRDS-EYE VIEW OF FORT REDEVELOPMENT

EATONTOWN, NJ – The Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority (FMERA) yesterday held its inaugural community bus tour, offering 60 residents an opportunity to visit the former military installat…

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January 31, 2013

GOVERNOR CHRIS CHRISTIE ACTS TO SPUR INVESTMENT AND GROWTH IN NEW JERSEY’S INNOVATIVE AND EMERGING TECHNOLOGY BUSINESSES

$25 Million Angel Investor Tax Credit Program Will Encourage Early Investment in New Jersey’s Emerging Innovative Businesses Continuing his commitment to implement pro-growth initiatives and targeted…

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January 29, 2013

CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION MAKES HISTORY WITH FIRST SALE OF FORT PROPERTY

CommVault Brings Significant Investment, Job Creation to Region EATONTOWN, NJ – One of the world’s fastest growing data storage companies is staying in New Jersey and moving to the Fort.  The State t…

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January 29, 2013

LAKELAND BANCORP ACQUIRING SOMERSET HILLS IN $64.4 MILLION TAKEOVER

By Beth Fitzgerald/NJBIZ January 29, 2013 Lakeland Bancorp has announced it will acquire Somerset Hills Bancorp in a deal valued at $12 a share, or $64.4 million — a 31 percent premium over the Monda…

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January 25, 2013

ACCESS TO CAPITAL FORUM HELD AT HOLIDAY INN

By Maria Scandale/The SandPaper January 25, 2013 Lenders vied to fit attendees’ needs at the Access to Capital Forum held Jan. 17, sponsored by the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce and the H…

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January 24, 2013

OCEAN POWER TECHNOLOGIES RECEIVES APPROXIMATELY $1.5 MILLION UNDER NEW JERSEY’S TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS TAX CERTIFICATE TRANSFER PROGRAM

Pennington, NJ – January 24, 2013 – Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: OPTT) (“OPT” or “the Company”), a leading wave energy technology company, today announced that it recently received approxim…

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January 22, 2013

CHP/FUEL CELL GRANT PROGRAM LAUNCHED IN NEW JERSEY

Fuel Cell Today.com January 22, 2013 The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) and the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) have launched the second iteration of the Large Scale Combi…

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January 22, 2013

MILLVILLE BUSINESS LOAN PROGRAM SET TO LAUNCH

By Chris Torres/Vineland Daily Journal 1/22/2013 The Millville Urban Redevelopment Corp. is preparing to launch a program that aims to use hundreds of thousands of dollars to help small businesses in…

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January 21, 2013

CHOOSE NEW JERSEY AD CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED AT INAUGURATION

By Katie Eder/NJBIZ January 21, 2013 Thousands of people boarding buses at Union Station, in Washington, D.C., to watch President Barack Obama’s public inauguration will get a bright reminder of New …

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January 21, 2013

RISING TIDE, CITI HELP CONNECT MICROLENDERS WITH STARTUPS

By Katie Eder/NJBIZ January 21, 2013 While a previous endeavor by Jersey City-based Rising Tide Capital and Citi Community Development gave market-ready entrepreneurs in New Jersey an online platform…

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January 17, 2013

CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION LAUNCHES NEW CHP/FUEL CELL PROGRAM TO IMPROVE GRID RELIABILITY, INCREASE ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND REDUCE ENERGY COSTS

TRENTON, N.J. (Jan. 16, 2013) – In support of the Christie Administration’s commitment to a greener and more affordable use, management and development of energy in the state, the New Jersey Economic …

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January 15, 2013

CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION STRENGTHENS SUPPORT FOR EMERGING TECHNOLOGY BUSINESSES

Enhanced Venture Capital Growth Fund Recognizes Value of Strategic Investors TRENTON, N.J. (Jan. 15, 2013) – Emerging technology and life sciences companies that have attracted capital through strate…

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January 14, 2013

NEW HOPE IN THE NEW YEAR FOR SANDY-AFFECTED BUSINESSES

Mark Pinsky, President and CEO, Opportunity Finance Network Huffington Post, 1/14/2013 While Congress fiddled with appropriations for communities devastated by Superstorm Sandy, the CDFI sector in ma…

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January 10, 2013

NORTH JERSEY BANK REBRANDING TO ATTRACT OUT-OF-STATE BUSINESS

By Katie Eder/NJBIZ January 10, 2013 To better express its philosophy on connecting long-term growth opportunities to clients, no matter where they are located, North Jersey Community Bank is undergo…

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January 8, 2013

NOTICE OF NEW JERSEY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY BOARD MEETING

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority’s next public Board Meeting will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 36 West State St., Trenton, NJ 08625. A copy of the proposed age…

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January 8, 2013

NOTICE OF FORT MONMOUTH ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION AUTHORITY MEETING

A meeting of the Fort Monmouth Economic Revitalization Authority has been scheduled for Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 7:00 pm at Maple Place School, 2 Maple Place, Oceanport, NJ. Formal action may be…

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January 7, 2013

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR TECHLAUNCH’S LAUNCHPAD 2 ACCELERATOR

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January 7, 2013

TO BEAT CHINA ON COSTS, MANUFACTURER TURNS TO TECH

By Beth Fitzgerald/NJBIZ January 7, 2013 When Andrew Campbell, a carpenter by trade, founded Eastern Millwork in 1992, he realized he had to go high-tech to compete with woodwork imported from low-wa…

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January 2, 2013

ONLOOKERS SAY FISCAL CLIFF DEAL OFFERS SOME ENCOURAGEMENT TO BUSINESS OWNERS

By Beth Fitzgerald/NJBIZ January 2, 2013 The fiscal cliff deal struck in Congress raises income tax rates for single taxpayers making more than $400,000 and married couples earning above $450,000 — a…

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December 28, 2012

BANKS AIMING TO GET LOW-INTEREST LOANS TO COMPANIES SLAMMED BY SANDY

By Beth Fitzgerald/NJBIZ December 28, 2012 Bank of America and Provident Bank are helping make low-interest loans available to small businesses hurt by Hurricane Sandy by partnering with community de…

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December 19, 2012

LT. GOVERNOR VISITS THE SEEING EYE IN MORRISTOWN

Morris News Bee December 19, 2012 MORRISTOWN   Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno on Friday visited Morristown-based The Seeing Eye, which helps blind and visually impaired individuals gain independence and m…

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December 18, 2012

CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES GRANT TO SUPPORT JERSEY BATTERED WOMEN’S SERVICE

Safety Upgrades and Improvements Will Help Cultivate More Secure Environment at Morris County Facility Trenton, NJ –  Continuing the Christie Administration’s Season of Service outreach to those in n…

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December 17, 2012

STATE’S SMALL-BUSINESS SURVEY WILL HELP DETERMINE BEST PLAN FOR SANDY RELIEF

By Melinda Caliendo/NJBIZ December 17, 2012 Small-business owners have a chance to voice their concerns and ideas to the state that could help them get the assistance they need after Hurricane Sandy….

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December 12, 2012

SMALL BUSINESS, MANUFACTURING SUPPORT HIGHLIGHT DECEMBER EDA BOARD ACTION

$100 Million in Assistance Approved to Grow New Jersey Businesses and Generate Jobs TRENTON, N.J. (Dec. 12, 2012) – In support of the Christie Administration’s efforts to spur small business growth a…

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December 11, 2012

CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION UNVEILS $26 MILLION FOR THREE-PRONG RECOVERY PLAN

RECOVERY4JERSEY, SKILLS4JERSEY & OPPORTUNITY4JERSEY LAUNCHED TO AID BUSINESSES AND WORKERS TRENTON, N.J., DECEMBER 11, 2012 – Governor Chris Christie today announced the release of $26 million to sup…

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December 11, 2012

CHRISTIE: GRANTS WILL HELP N.J. REBUILD AFTER SANDY

By Melissa Hayes/The Record December 11, 2012 Governor Christie announced three new state grant programs totaling $26 million, aimed at helping create and retain jobs in New Jersey in the aftermath of…

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