We’re under new management and ready to serve the community!

Hello Hudson County!       The New Jersey Small Business Development Center (NJSBDC) at New Jersey City University (NJCU) would like to announce that we are under new management and ready to serve the community! The SBDC is an organization that is funded by the Small Business Administration (SBA), providing comprehensive assistance to small and medium businesses…

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El Aguila Dorada Grand Opening Was A SUCCESS!

This Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 the SBDC celebrated the GRAND OPENING of El Aguila Dorada’s second location. After almost 2 years of construction, the new location is 3 times bigger and 3 times more amazing. The entire community gathered together to enjoy authentic Mexican food, a signature cocktail menu, live music featuring a Mariachi band,…

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How To Support Small Businesses During COVID-19 Crisis

Small businesses are the backbone of our economy. According to the Small Business Administration (SBA), small businesses employ more than half of the working class in the United States. While they are a valuable asset for many great reasons, small businesses are often hit the hardest during crises. Take our current situation, for example. COVID-19…

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NJSBDC Steps Up with Programs to Provide Vital Help Businesses Say Urgently Needed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: 973.353.1927 press@njsbdc.com Thursday, January 28, 2021  (Newark, NJ) – New Jersey’s Small Business Development Centers (NJSBDC) announced targeted and comprehensive training and technical assistance to New Jersey businesses and entrepreneurs based on an online survey the network commissioned by Rutgers University’s Heldrich Center. The survey work began in June and was completed in…

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COVID-19 UPDATES

June 4, 2021 at 1:30 PM TD BANK PLEDGES $100M TO MINORITY-OWNED SMALL-BUSINESS LENDING TD Bank is committing $100 million to minority-owned small-business lending. The new equity fund will invest $75 million in specialized small-business investment companies aimed at assisting minority- and women-owned small businesses and those that operate in underserved communities. The remaining $25…

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Celebrating Small Business Saturday (Safely) in 2020

According to Deloitte, holiday retail sales are expected to rise between 1% and 1.5%. The holiday season is right around the corner. Although this year’s festivities will look and feel quite different, there’s one thing you can count on to remain the same— shopping! And there’s no other way to shop for gifts and support…

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The #NJThrives Initiative

NJ Thrives (#NJThrives) is an initiative to help NJ businesses pivot, survive and thrive despite the effects of COVID-19 by sharing videos of successful small and mid-sized businesses to help motivate and inspire us all! Here’s how to participate: Step 1: Create a video (or send an existing one) showcasing how you are able to overcome COVID-19.…

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SPOTLIGHT: What You Need To Know About KUEZ

What is KUEZ? The Kearny Urban Enterprise Zone (KUEZ) contributes towards the improvement of the business environment and quality of life in the Town of Kearny by making investments within the zone to improve the appearance, attractiveness and safety of the retail and industrial areas. One of the most important and visible investments over the…

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