Startups

Pitch perfect: How Murphy’s personal appeal, cadre of incentive packages and push from higher ed helped N.J. land HAX

Tom Bergeron (Newark) | ROI-NJ

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 would be fierce. And he knew the process would play out quickly. Murphy met with SOSV founder and Managing Partner Sean O’Sullivan in July in Newark — not …

EY Announces Winners for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2021 New Jersey Award

EY | Press release

In its 35th year, EY honors unstoppable entrepreneurial creators and disrupters in New Jersey. Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) is pleased to announce the winners of the Entrepreneur Of The Year® New Jersey Award. Entrepreneur Of The Year is one of the preeminent competitive business awards for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies. This group of audacious entrepreneurial leaders …

Glyde, an NJII startup, gets backing from venture firm that features Bezos, Zuckerberg

ROI-NJ Staff(Newark)

[email protected], the coworking and incubator space at the New Jersey Innovation Institute on the campus of New Jersey Institute of Technology, houses and supports a number of student-led startups. On Monday, NJII announced one has gained the backing of one of the most notable venture firms in the country. GlydeApp, which provides contactless dining by automating the ordering and payment process for restaurants …

Ahead of Senate and Assembly Committee Hearings, New Jersey Leaders Applaud Economic Recovery and Tax Incentives Reform Legislation

Governor's Office | Press Release

“This long-awaited incentive reform package will offer valuable support to the state’s entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystem. It is both comprehensive and sufficiently funded to help attract and retain more companies,” said James Barrood, Advisor at Tech Council Ventures. “The investor community is pleased to see Evergreen funding and increases in the state’s popular angel credit and NOL programs. I am …

Colab at Bell Works celebrates grand opening of expanded 25K sq. ft. space

Eric Strauss | ROI-NJ

The Colab at Bell Works, the official coworking membership facility at the Holmdel “metroburb,” celebrated its grand opening recently, property developer Somerset Development said. The 25,000-square-foot Colab includes a mix of professional workspaces available on flexible lease terms at the property, Holmdel-based Somerset Development said in a news release. The grand opening ribbon-cutting took place last week, and was attended by Holmdel Mayor Gregory Buontempo …

Ori Biotech To Use $30M Series A On Cell, Gene Therapy Manufacturing Platform

Christine Hall | Crunchbase

The drug discovery pipeline can take, on average, a decade to get from the lab to the patient. Ori Biotech aims to speed up the innovation of cell and gene therapies via the manufacturing platform it is bringing to market. The London and Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey-based company is developing a platform that closes, automates and standardizes manufacturing for cell and gene …

EY Announces Winners for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2020 New Jersey Award

EY | Press Release

Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) is pleased to announce the winners of the Entrepreneur Of The Year® New Jersey Award. Entrepreneur Of The Year® is one of the preeminent competitive business awards for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies. This group of unstoppable entrepreneurial leaders transforming our world was selected by an independent judging panel made up of previous award winners, …

Newark Paper Co., employee-owned cooperative, has ribbon-cutting in city meant to signify new era

ROI-NJ

It wasn’t just another ribbon-cutting for Newark Mayor Ras Baraka on Wednesday. When Baraka and Invest Newark CEO Bernell Hall gathered for the ceremony for a new warehouse for the Newark Paper Co., they were there to celebrate an employee-owned cooperative that Baraka feels will support economic advancement and leadership of Newark residents. Newark Paper Co., an office supplies and …

Economic Endurance

Daniel J. Munoz | NJBIZ

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority on July 14 unveiled the first two recipients for the expanded version of Angel Investor Tax Credits, which helps investors recoup some of the financial losses incurred from investments in budding technology and life-sciences startups. Under the $25 million program, investors can sell tax credits for up to 20 percent of investments into certain …

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