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17 vo-tech CTE projects to get $220M in funding in ‘once-in-a-generation’ opportunity to reshape...

There was $40 million for a career and technical education project at the vo-tech in Atlantic County, approximately $25 million for projects in Bergen and Middlesex counties, and more than $15 million for efforts...

Peapack-Gladstone Bank names new lending leader

Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corp. and its subsidiary, Peapack-Gladstone Bank, have named a new lending executive for the bank, they announced this week. Neil Viotto will serve as senior vice president as well as director of residential...

NJ FAM Fund gets ‘substantial’ funding commitment from Bank of America

When Ras Baraka announced the formation of the NJ FAM Fund back in September, it came with a symbolic name — FAM stands for “40 Acres and a Mule” — and a hope that...

Applications for Emerge (successor to Grow NJ) are now being accepted

Applications for the Emerge program, the jobs-based tax credit program created under the New Jersey Economic Recovery Act of 2020 that administration officials feel is a better version of the old Grow New Jersey...

Newark, looking to create affordable housing that actually is affordable, invests $20M in program

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka said the numbers don’t add up. Nearly 60% of Newark residents spend more than one-third of their income on housing — and about half of that number has to spend...

M&T donates $75K to effort to help Black entrepreneurs recover from pandemic

M&T Bank has donated $75,000 in seed money to help the Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development at Rutgers University launch a new fund to help Black entrepreneurs recover from the effects of...

America is on strike — and it has nothing to do with unemployment benefits

For those of you that follow the whirlwind of the U.S. economy lately, you know that the April Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs report painted a bleak picture of the country’s employment situation. In...

Brother survey: Businesses, on average, spending $34K in effort to regain productivity

Most New Jersey businesses experienced a loss in productivity during the pandemic — and now, they are spending an average of $34,000 on new technologies to increase it. That was one of the big takeaways of the “Back to work in...

EDA reopens preregistration for Phase 4 of Small Business Grant program

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority reopened preregistration for Phase 4 of its Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program on Wednesday morning — but, please note, if you already have registered for the grant...

D&B names two C-suite execs

Dun & Bradstreet Holdings Inc. has named a pair of C-suite executives, it announced this week. The Short Hills-based provider of business data and analytics said in a news release that Virginia “Ginny” Gomez has...

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Jersey City tech firm acquires cryptocurrency solutions specialist

A Jersey City-based software and technology solutions firm has acquired a financial services firm specializing in cryptocurrency solutions, it announced recently. Nukkleus Inc. said in...

Freehold cell-tech company acquiring Chinese firm in all-stock deal

Avalon GloboCare Corp., a Freehold-based developer of cell-based technologies, has agreed to acquire a Chinese cell therapy company, it announced Monday. Avalon said in a...

Inspira Health names former Saint Barnabas exec as chief HR officer

Inspira Health has named a new chief human resources officer, it announced Monday. The Mullica Hill-based health system said Anneliese McMenamin has more than three...