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PRESS RELEASE: Heldrich Center and New Jersey Small Business Development Centers Release Findings from Survey of New Jersey Businesses

October 18, 2021

In a new survey of 855 businesses, New Jersey business owners report they are recovering from the downturns they faced as a consequence of operating during the ...

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National Small Business Week 2021

September 13, 2021

National Small Business Week 2021 (NSBW) September 13 - 15, 2021   National Small Business Week (NSBW) is all about YOU and your business!    The ...

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N.J. Small Business Development Centers Earns Environmental Leadership Award

June 24, 2021

  By ROI-NJ Staff(New Jersey) There’s a general perception that sustainability programs can only be implemented by large companies. Ed Kuroc...

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Counting Down to NJ’s 2022 Plastic Carryout Bag and Polystyrene Foam Ban

June 11, 2021

New Jersey businesses can start preparing now for implementation of a new law, which takes effect May 4, 2022, which ends the use of single-use plastic carr...

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NJ Waives SMWVBE Certification Filing Fees for National Small Business Week

May 10, 2021

TRENTON — During National Small Business Week, State Treasurer Elizabeth Maher Muoio announced that the Department of the Treasury will be indefinitely wa...

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Challenging Times with Business Aspirations

May 3, 2021

From the Desk of Kelly Brozyna, NJSBDC's CEO & State Director Challenging Times with Business Aspirations   While this has been a challenging ti...

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NJSBDC Network Featured in NJ Biz Article on Annual Small Business Growth Client Award Winners

December 18, 2020

Network’s Small Biz Clients across the State Being Recognized for Success America’s SBDC New Jersey, also known as the New Jersey Small Business Developmen...

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NJSBDC Network Featured in roi-nj.com Article on Annual Small Business Growth Client Award Winners

December 17, 2020

The New Jersey Small Business Development Centers announced the winners of its 2020 Annual Small Business Growth Client Awards recently, honoring 13 companies...

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NJSBDC Network featured in nj.com article about the NJSBDC’s help for small businesses due to COVID-19 pandemic in the recovery stage

December 1, 2020

Image © Michael Mancuso Since before the state got the first coronavirus crisis under control, health experts and government officials have been warning o...

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The Small Business Voice: October 2020

October 23, 2020

TheBottomLine A ‘Gift’ for Small Businesses and the NJSBDC Program By Deborah K. Smarth Thanks to the Legislature and Murphy administration, NJSBDC...

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The Small Business Voice: October 2020

October 23, 2020

From the Desk of Kelly Brozyna, State Director and Chief Executive Officer of America’s SBDC New Jersey From Challenges to Recovery to Resiliency I...

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From Challenges to Recovery to Resiliency

October 20, 2020

From the Desk of Kelly Brozyna State Director and Chief Executive Officer of America's SBDC New Jersey   I’m glad to join the NJSBDC network Sen...

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New Leadership Appointment at NJSBDC HQ

October 18, 2020

Former State Director of Colorado SBDC Named CEO/State Director of NJSBDC Rutgers Business School recently appointed Kelly Brozyna, who formerly served as th...

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Cares Programs

September 25, 2020

NJSBDC Cares Webinars   The NJSBDC is offering a series of comprehensive training programs for small and mid-sized businesses impacted by COVID-19 to h...

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Chris Finnick, Owner of Vauxhall Takeout BBQ Restaurant Named SBA’s 2020 NJ Small Business Person of the Year

September 25, 2020

Owner of Vauxhall Takeout BBQ Restaurant Named SBA’s 2020 NJ Small Business Person of the Year   U.S. Small Business Administration PRESS RELEASE:...

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#NJThrives

September 25, 2020

#NJThrives   NJ Thrives (#NJThrives) is an online video-sharing initiative to help NJ businesses pivot, survive and thrive despite the effects of COVID...

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COVID-19 Related Programs, Initiatives and Services

September 24, 2020

COVID-19 Related Programs, Initiatives and Services offered by the NJSBDC   #NJThrives             ...

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National Small Business Week 2020

September 21, 2020

National Small Business Week 2020 September 22 - 24, 2020   National Small Business Week is all about YOU and your business!    The NJSBDC network w...

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NJBIZ Picks Vince Vicari, RD of Ramapo NJSBDC, for ICON Award

August 13, 2020

MAHWAH, NJ – Vincent J. Vicari, regional director of the New Jersey Small Business Development (NJSNDC) center here at Ramapo College of New Jersey and a main...

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NJSBDC Network Featured in NJ Business Magazine Article on Helping Small Businesses during COVID-19

August 13, 2020

On July 10, 2020, New Jersey Business magazine featured the ceaseless, comprehensive efforts by the New Jersey Small Business Development Centers (NJSBDC) netwo...

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The Small Business Voice: April 2020

May 13, 2020

The Small Business Voice April 2020 America’s SBDC: Creating New Businesses, Generating Jobs, Returning Revenues To Federal / State Government & Pro...

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NJSBDC Network featured in roi-nj.com article about the NJSBDC’s assistance for small businesses impacted by COVID-19

April 8, 2020

The New Jersey Small Business Development Centers network announced on Tuesday it has been providing resources to businesses on the front lines in all of New ...

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The Small Business Voice: April 2020

April 1, 2020

The Small Business Voice April 2020 Dear New Jersey Small Business Owners By Brenda Hopper It’s official! I have made a decision to consciously uncou...

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Changing of the Guard: An Advocate for Small Business Retires after 29 Years

April 1, 2020

Brenda B. Hopper, who has led America’s Small Business Development Center’s - New Jersey (NJSBDC) from its headquarters at Rutgers Business School...

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Coronavirus Small Business Support | Economic Disaster Relief

March 27, 2020

The NJSBDC network is working hard to help NJ's small business owners overcome business issues due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Please contact y...

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Coronavirus Small Business Support | Employee Information & Resources

March 27, 2020

The NJSBDC network is working hard to help NJ's small business owners overcome business issues due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Please contact y...

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Coronavirus Small Business Support | Health & Safety

March 27, 2020

The NJSBDC network is working hard to help NJ's small business owners overcome business issues due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Please contact y...

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Coronavirus Small Business Support | Additional Support & Resources

March 27, 2020

The NJSBDC network is working hard to help NJ's small business owners overcome business issues due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Please contact y...

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The NJSBDC Network, Coronavirus & Your Business

March 13, 2020

  ** NOTE - AS OF 4/20/2020, THIS PAGE IS NO LONGER BEING UPDATED - FOR IMMEDIATE/ REGULAR UPDATES, PLEASE GO TO https://njSmallBusinessHelp.com**   ...

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America’s SBDC New Jersey Participates in Small Business Saturday Events

December 4, 2019

America’s SBDC New Jersey Participates in Small Business Saturday Events Regional Small Business Development Centers Visit Small Businesses, Promoting SBDC S...

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The Small Business Voice: October 2019

November 7, 2019

The Small Business Voice: October 2019 New Jersey Small Business Community Continues to Grow By Brenda Hopper I am proud to announce that America’s SBDC ...

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The Small Business Voice: October 2019

November 7, 2019

The Small Business Voice: October 2019 The Bottom Line: Small Business Assistance and Entrepreneurship Should be Front and Center By Deborah K. Smarth Ther...

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The Small Business Voice: February 2019

October 18, 2019

The Small Business Voice; February 2019 TheBottomLine Support for Small Business Must be Full Circle America’s SBDC New Jersey, also known as the New Jer...

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The Small Business Voice: October 2018

October 18, 2019

The Small Business Voice; October 2018 TheBottomLine Where Would We Be? NJ Congressional Delegation, the State Legislature and Governor’s Support Are Esse...

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The Small Business Voice: May 2018

October 18, 2019

The Small Business Voice; May 2018 TheBottomLine An Observation that Resonates! Do the Right Thing Against Sometimes it pays to go back in history. At a M...

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The Small Business Voice: Winter-Spring 2018

October 18, 2019

The Small Business Voice; Winter-Spring 2018 TheBottomLine Murphy Administration Takes Office During 40th Anniversary of America’s SBDC New Jersey Quite...

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The Small Business Voice: February 2019

October 18, 2019

The Small Business Voice; February 2019 Brenda’s Letter Small Business Is ‘Big’ Business in New Jersey In 2018, America’s SBDC – New Jersey (NJS...

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The Small Business Voice: October 2018

October 18, 2019

The Small Business Voice; October 2018 Brenda’s Letter Making Bigger Plans For the New Year As we near the end of the year, we think about “big” plan...

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The Small Business Voice: May 2018

October 18, 2019

The Small Business Voice; May 2018 Brenda’s Letter Reaching Expectations And Going Beyond Expectations were more than met in 2017 with our NJSBDC networ...

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The Small Business Voice: Winter-Spring 2018

October 18, 2019

The Small Business Voice; Winter-Spring 2018 Brenda’s Letter High Expectations for 2018 The New Jersey Small Business Development Centers (NJSBDC) networ...

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5 Reasons Why Company Culture Matters

April 25, 2019

Company culture plays a huge role in the success of your business. While your company’s culture will naturally look different from another’s based upon the ...

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Build Your Brand With These 7 Social Media Tips

April 15, 2019

At this point, most brands have engaged on social media. However, it is still common for small businesses to use offline marketing because they feel they are to...

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4 Effective Traditional Marketing Techniques

March 26, 2019

Technology has transformed how companies market their products and services today. While it’s great to be able to instantly share an advertisement video, it i...

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5 Ways to Market to Millennials

March 14, 2019

Millennials have long held a substantial amount of buying power, yet this generation often does not get enough credit for being some of the savviest consumers t...

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Right Steps for Hiring the Right Person

February 28, 2019

Smart hiring practices are a foundation of any company’s wellbeing. Whether a company needs to hire its first employee or 51st, the process should be carefull...

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How AI Helps Small Businesses Compete on the Same Playing Field as Large Corporations

February 13, 2019

Artificial Intelligence (AI) often sounds like the things that you see in a science fiction movie. However, you come into contact with technology that uses AI e...

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How to Create a Pricing Strategy for New Businesses

February 3, 2019

The pricing strategy that you implement for your new business is one of the most critical components for its success, and establishing the right prices for the ...

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How to Create a Brand Positioning Strategy

January 23, 2019

Effective brand positioning places your company at the forefront of your target audience’s mind by highlighting what makes your products and services unique. ...

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Why Your Business Should Go Paperless

January 16, 2019

As a business owner, you make executive decisions every day that are all carefully planned to help streamline operations and cut costs. Whether you are getting ...

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PRESS RELEASE: SBA Loans Available in New Jersey Following The Secretary of Agriculture Disaster Declaration for Excessive Rainfall and Cool Spring Temperatures

January 8, 2019

NEWS RELEASE     U. S. Small Business Administration Disaster Field Operations Center East   Release Date: Dec. 14, 2018       ...

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2019 Calendar- NJSBDC

January 4, 2019

Please enjoy this complimentary 12 – month calendar! Download your copy of the 2019 Calendar Here ...

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5 New Years Resolutions for Small Businesses

December 27, 2018

The New Year is an exciting time when change is in the air, and now is the time to take an honest look at how your company has performed over the past 12 months...

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4 Tips to Perfect Your Accounting Strategy

December 10, 2018

As a business owner, you either love crunching numbers, or you view accounting practices as a necessary task that must be done for tax compliance purposes. Whic...

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6 Ways International Trade Can Help Your Business Excel

November 30, 2018

The global market is easier than ever to tap into now that technology has made it possible to connect in real time with potential customers and business profess...

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How Marketing Automation Can Aid Your Business

November 26, 2018

Marketing is the fuel that allows your company to grow and skyrocket to the top of the industry. Your business may provide the best services on the market, or y...

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Right Steps for Hiring the Right Person

November 26, 2018

Smart hiring practices are a foundation of any company’s wellbeing. Whether a company needs to hire its first employee or 51st, the process should be carefull...

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SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to New Jersey Businesses and Residents Affected by August Severe Storms and Flooding

October 29, 2018

SBA Disaster Field Operations Center East   Contact: Michael Lampton (404) 331-0333 Michael.Lampton@sba.gov   Release Number: 19-091, NJ 1577...

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6 Important Questions to Ask When Purchasing An Existing Business

October 24, 2018

Although many people dream of opening a start up, purchasing an existing business holds many benefits. Whether you are looking to expand your current business b...

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5 of the Best Apps for Finance & Accounting

October 18, 2018

The days of spending hours hunched over ledgers, crunching numbers are officially over for business owners since technology has introduced more effective ways t...

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3 Expert Ways to Get Customer Reviews for Your Business

October 15, 2018

Customer reviews have become one of the most effective marketing tools in recent years, and you should expect that prospective clients and customers are going t...

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5 Ways Technology Can Help Small Businesses Grow

October 9, 2018

Growing a small business takes hard work, dedication, and willingness to think outside the box. Yet, there comes a point when you need to search outside of your...

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5 Franchise Marketing Mistakes to Avoid

September 16, 2018

Owning a franchise comes with the built-in benefit of being part of a larger company that has already established brand awareness in the marketplace. While you ...

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How to Adopt Big Business Strategies for Your Small Business

September 13, 2018

Right now, your business may be small, but that doesn’t mean that it has to stay that way. At some point, almost every big business started off with someone...

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NJSBDC Newsletter: The Small Business Voice – Volume 18 (Special Sustainability Edition)

August 20, 2018

NJSBDC's Newsletter: The Small Business Voice - Volume 18 (Special Sustainability Edition)   Find out tips, insight and other information useful for ...

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Cyber Intelligence Briefing: Understanding Blockchain and its Impact | NJSBDC @ Ramapo College of New Jersey

April 23, 2018

Cyber Intelligence Briefing: Understanding Blockchain and its Impact | NJSBDC @ Ramapo College of New Jersey   WHEN: Thu, April 26, 2018 4:00 PM – ...

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NJSBDC AT WILLIAM PATERSON UNIVERSITY

February 26, 2018

Dingman’s Dairy Joseph Belasco 191 Pennsylvania Avenue Paterson, NJ 07055 Tel: 973-881-8622 Website: www.dingmansdairy.biz Ann Marie Belasco and son A...

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NJSBDC AT THE COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY

February 26, 2018

Stout’s Transportation Tim Stout 20 Irven Street Ewing, NJ 08638 Tel: 609-883-8891 Website: www.stoutstransporation.com Founded in 1982 by Harry Stou...

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NJSBDC AT STOCKTON UNIVERSITY

February 26, 2018

Cardinal Bistro Thomas & Michael Brennan 6525 Ventnor Avenue Ventnor, NJ 08406 Tel: 609-541-4633 Website: www.cardinalbistro.com As food critics hav...

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NJSBDC AT RUTGERS UNIVERSITY – NEWARK

February 26, 2018

Minuteman Press of Newark Holly Kaplansky 20 Clinton Street Newark, NJ 07102 Tel: 973-624-6907 Website: www.mmpnewark.com Holly Kaplansky is the owner a...

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NJSBDC AT RUTGERS UNIVERSITY – NEW BRUNSWICK

February 26, 2018

Greycell Labs, Inc. Dharmesh & Shweta Vachhani 190 Lincoln Highway, Suite 201 Edison, NJ 08820 Tel: 732-444-0123 Website: www.greylabs.com Greycell ...

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NJSBDC AT RUTGERS UNIVERSITY – CAMDEN

February 26, 2018

DoveLin Enterprises, Inc Mary Lindsay & Franklin Dove, Jr. 417 Bloomfield Drive West Berlin, NJ 08091 Tel: 856-767-0600 Website: www.dovelinenterprises...

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NJSBDC AT RARITAN VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

February 26, 2018

Great American Sealcoating Tim Smeltz 81 Chimney Rock Road Bridgewater, NJ 08807 Tel: 908-271-9797 Website: www.greatsealcoating.com   After 29 ...

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NJSBDC AT RAMAPO COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY

February 26, 2018

Hafco Foundry and Machine, Inc. Basil Fornaci & Billy Fornaci 301 Greenwood Avenue Midland Park, NJ 07432 Tel: 201-447-0433 Website: www.hafcovac.com ...

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NJSBDC OF NORTHWEST JERSEY

February 26, 2018

Massage Heights of Morristown David Shawger & Dale Carmody 40 West Park Place, Suite 7 Morristown, NJ 07960 Tel: 973-939-3999 Website: www.massagehei...

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NJSBDC AT NEW JERSEY CITY UNIVERSITY

February 26, 2018

Maria Mentiras Bar & Grill, LLC Maria Gutierrez 328 32nd Street Union City, NJ 07087 Tel: 201-966-9092 Website: www.mariamentirasbarandgrill.com Ma...

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NJSBDC AT KEAN UNIVERSITY

February 26, 2018

unzun House, Inc. Integrated Learning Center, Inc. Dulce Ramos Union, NJ 07083 Tel: 646-755-3364 Website: www.speakilc.com Dulce Ramos is a serial entr...

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NJSBDC AT BROOKDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

February 26, 2018

Aikido Center of Manasquan Tim Vazquez 56 Union Avenue Manasquan, NJ 08736 Tel: 732-309-0822 Website: www.ACNJManasquan.com   Tim Vazquez is t...

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NJSBDC | TECHNOLOGY COMMERCIALIZATION

February 26, 2018

Arable Labs, Inc. Adam Wolf, Ph.D. 40 North Tulane Street Princeton, NJ 08542 Website: www.arable.com Arable is a data and analytics company reducing ris...

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NJSBDC | SUSTAINABILITY

February 26, 2018

Consolidated Packaging Group, LLC Gary R. Kaufman 30 Bergen Turnpike Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660 Tel: 201-440-4240 Website: www.conpackgroup.com Founded ...

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NJSBDC | PROCUREMENT

February 26, 2018

KDW Partners Eric Kainer & Rasul Damji 865 Ridge Road Princeton, NJ 08852 Tel: 908-741-4314 Website: www.kdwpartners.com For the past year, NJSBDC ...

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THE AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE

February 26, 2018

The Malachia Brantley Entrepreneurial Spirit Award Nathaniel Sims, Small Business Management Consultant & Advisor   America’s SBDC New Jersey ...

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STATE DIRECTOR NOMINATED, AWARDED NJBIZ ICON AWARD

February 13, 2018

NJBIZ offers opportunities for nominations concerning an array of achievement awards ranging from Chief Financial Officer, Legal Counsel, to entrepreneurs and/o...

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America’s SBDC New Jersey Sponsors Women Warriors in Business

February 13, 2018

Joined by Expert Panelists and News12 New Jersey Executive Producer America’s SBDC New Jersey was joined by event primary sponsors of “Women Warriors in ...

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NJ Small Business Development Centers’ Clients Invited to Meet and Discuss Small Business Issues with SBA Administrator Linda McMahon

February 13, 2018

The New Jersey SBA District Office, under the leadership of District Director Al Titone, Deputy Director John Blackstock, and Project Officer and Public Affairs...

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Administration Proposes Reduced Federal Funding for National SBDC Program

February 13, 2018

America’s SBDC Will Advocate in Congress to Promote Stable or Increased Funding The proposed FY 2018 federal budget of the Trump administration proposes $1...

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AMERICA’S SBDC RECOGNIZES SBDC BUSINESS LEADERS ACROSS THE COUNTRY AT NATIONAL CONFERENCE

February 13, 2018

SBDC Regional Director at Ramapo College of New Jersey Receives “State Star” Award America’s SBDC “State Star” award was presented to Regional Cent...

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Annual America’s SBDC Conference and General Meeting Held in Tennessee

February 13, 2018

The 37th Annual America’s SBDC Conference was held September 4-8 in Nashville, Tennessee, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort. The theme of this year’s conferenc...

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Smart Small Business Strategies for Surviving the Economic Slump

February 13, 2018

Survival strategies that small businesses need to manage an economic slump differ from those that large companies can put in place because small businesses have...

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NJSBDC Network’s Sustainability Program Helps Small Businesses Identify Ways to Reduce Business Costs While Instituting Environmentally-Friendly Practices

February 13, 2018

The U.S. EPA’s grant to the NJSBDC network has allowed the network to establish and continue the Green Sustainability Specialty Program into 2017. The special...

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BANK OF AMERICA (BOA) PLEDGES SUPPORT FOR 2017

February 13, 2018

Over the past few years, Bank of America has partnered with America’s SBDC New Jersey, providing a high level of financial resources so that the NJSBDC networ...

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Technology Commercialization Assistance and Support Offered to Science-Technology Companies/Entrepreneurs through America’s SBDC New Jersey

February 13, 2018

America’s SBDC New Jersey Technology Commercialization Program sponsored a September 30th SBIR/STTR training seminar (8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.) followed by one...

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NJ State Budget for fiscal year 2016-2017 includes an increase for the New Jersey Small Business Development Centers

February 13, 2018

Legislature Introduces and Passes Budget with Increase for America’s SBDC New Jersey On June 30 the Governor signed into law (P.L. 2016, Chapter 10) a stat...

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The SBDC Program Has Been Lauded For Its Cost-Effectiveness and for Its Metrics-Driven Approach

February 13, 2018

A recent, past Government Accountability Office (GAO) study of 52 economic development/entrepreneurial programs gave high marks to the national SBDC program. Th...

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BIG IMPACT

February 13, 2018

America’s SBDC New Jersey, also known as the New Jersey Small Business Development Centers (NJSBDC) program, has been assisting small businesses and entrepren...

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DEB’S COLUMN: SMALL BUSINESS VOICE-NJSBDC | WINTER/SPRING 2017

February 12, 2018

COLUMN: LET EMPLOYEES BAND TOGETHER TO ESTABLISH NEW BUSINESSES, CREATING AND SAVING JOBS; INVEST MORE IN TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE The big topic these days in na...

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DEB’S COLUMN: SMALL BUSINESSVOICE-NJSBDC | FALL/WINTER 2016

February 12, 2018

COLUMN: The Economy: What Next? The biggest question since the 2008 Great Recession is “Where’s the recovery?” On the presidential campaign trail, e...

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DEB’S COLUMN: SPECIAL EDITION-NJSBDC | SPRING/SUMMER 2016

February 12, 2018

COLUMN: A REMARKABLE OCCURRENCE: CAN WE AGAIN TURN THE CLOCK IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION TOGETHER? America’s SBDC New Jersey – known as the New Jersey Small B...

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BRENDA’S BLOG: SMALL BUSINESS VOICE-NJSBDC | WINTER-SPRING 2017

February 12, 2018

Entering a new year, we reflect on our network’s accomplishments in 2016. We are heartened that the NJSBDC network has achieved and surpassed its goals. This ...

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SMALL BUSINESS VOICE-NJSBDC | FALL-WINTER 2016

February 12, 2018

We’ve reached more than the half-year mark and already signs of success are in the air. Our Small Business Development Centers network, which is now focused o...

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