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Newark’s image as emerging tech hub gets big boost with HAX announcement

The announcement Wednesday that SOSV, one of the most-active venture capital firms for early-stage companies in the country, is bringing HAX, its hard-tech accelerator, to Newark is a huge boost to the city’s status...

Pitch perfect: How Murphy’s personal appeal, cadre of incentive packages and push from higher...

When SOSV issued a Request for Proposals last spring, seeking a location to establish a U.S. headquarters for its highly regarded hard-tech accelerator, HAX, Gov. Phil Murphy jumped in right away. He knew the competition...

Cross River launches ‘Making Waves’ campaign to help small businesses, entrepreneurs

Cross River Bank, the Fort Lee-based online lender and financial services company, is celebrating National Small Business Week with a splash. The fintech company on Monday launched “Making Waves with Cross River,” a campaign dedicated...

Applications for $10M Small Business Lease Grant Program to open Oct. 20

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority will begin accepting applications for its Small Business Lease Grant Program on Oct. 20, the EDA announced this week. The $10 million pilot program, which is part of the...

Global giant accelerator coming to Newark — bringing commitment to develop 100 hard-tech companies

HAX, a hard-tech accelerator run by one of the most-active venture capital firms in the world, will announce Thursday morning that it is establishing its U.S. headquarters in Newark — and bringing with it...

Need money for flood damage? County launches comprehensive resource hub

Looking for help and aid from damage suffered from tropical storms Ida and Henri? This page can help. Middlesex County has compiled a comprehensive resource hub on its website to assist residents and businesses impacted...

Murphy appoints 23-member Wealth Disparity Task Force

The Wealth Disparity Task Force, which was announced on Juneteenth earlier this year, was formally created by executive order Tuesday, Gov. Phil Murphy announced. The 23-member task force, which will advise the Murphy administration on...

Hoboken awarding $1.82M in grants to small businesses

Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla announced Tuesday that 179 local small businesses negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic will share in $1.82 million in grant funding. Qualifying businesses that applied to the city’s Small Business Grant...

Cross River provides $60M in financing for Hudson Regional Hospital

Cross River Bank, the fintech based in Fort Lee, has completed a $60 million financing package for Hudson Regional Hospital in Secaucus. Cross River provided a $50 million term loan and a $10 million revolving...

Blue Foundry Bank reopens Lyndhurst branch

Blue Foundry Bank, based in Rutherford, has announced the reopening of its Lyndhurst branch, located at 753 Ridge Road. “Our newly renovated branch in Lyndhurst was designed with our customers’ needs top-of-mind, reinforcing our commitment...

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