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Report: Six companies got $83M in venture capital in Q2

Six New Jersey companies received $83 million in funding in the second quarter of 2014, according to the latest MoneyTree report from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and the National Venture Capital Association. Read More »»

Campus Town is taking shape at TCNJ: A Q&A with the developer

As the spring semester at The College of New Jersey was coming to an end, PRC Group was just getting started. Read More »»

OSHA cites United for violations at Newark airport

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited United Airlines over hazardous conditions for ground operation workers at Newark Liberty International Airport, it said Tuesday. Read More »»

Bank adds two senior vice presidents

Unity Bancorp Inc. announced Monday that Unity Bank has hired two executives for its commercial lending department. Read More »»

CIT Group announces $3.4B deal for OneWest parent

Commercial lender CIT Group Inc. announced Tuesday it is buying IMB Holdco LLC, the parent of OneWest Bank N.A., in a $3.4 billion deal. Read More »»

Real estate company bolsters Bergen County presence

The William Raveis Family of Companies announced Monday that its William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance division is expanding into New Jersey. Read More »»

premium content N.J. is his home — and where he likes doing business

New Jersey's small business landscape has been battered: America's second-worst state in two separate tax and policy indexes, among the bottom four in Thumbtack's survey. So what keeps around an experienced small businessman like Henry Passapera? Read More »»

premium content Shoe's on the other foot: Bernie Mev reinvents itself

With new product comes new success for established brand

Most businesses that reinvent themselves decades after their founding do so out of necessity — not for the sake of creativity. Read More »»

premium content Architects find a niche in public safety solutions

With extreme weather events and heightened concerns about homeland security, the needs of police and public safety agencies are changing, perhaps more than ever. Read More »»

premium content Making the connection: Apps turn to integration

If you ask tech experts, simple smartphone apps are old news. Read More »»

Transit media company names N.J. leader

Titan, a media company specializing in transit advertising, announced a new general manager for its New Jersey market on Monday. Read More »»

Newark taxi medallion lender sold to New York firm

Medallion Financial Corp., a New York-based finance company, announced Monday that it has acquired the assets of a Newark taxi medallion loan brokerage. Read More »»

Mahwah-based retailer needs new CFO

A Mahwah-based specialty retailer announced Monday that its chief financial officer is leaving for another company, and that a search is underway for his replacement. Read More »»

Health Commissioner O'Dowd in transparency report: For-profit hospitals should be required to release financial report

For-profit hospitals should disclose their annual financial statements to the public, just as nonprofits do, and all hospitals should make their quarterly financials public, State Health Commissioner Mary O'Dowd said in a major “hospital financial transparency report” issued Friday evening. Read More »»

Report: Amid overly optimistic revenue projections, Christie's chief economist resigns

Charles Steindel, chief economist of the New Jersey Department of Treasury, has resigned from his post to pursue a college teaching position, according to a report this morning from Bloomberg News. Read More »»

Dress Barn renews lease in Hackensack

Alfred Sanzari Enterprises announced Thursday that Dress Barn has renewed its lease at the Summit Plaza in Hackensack. Read More »»

Investors Bank makes series of mortgage loans

Investors Bank announced recently that it has raised $2.2 billion in capital through a stock offering, and is using some of the money to fund commercial mortgages. Read More »»

Health services company gets $4.5M funding

A Roseland-based company that provides digital check-in services for health care offices announced Friday that it has closed on $4.5 million in financing. Read More »»

Honeywell says sales, earnings rose in Q2

Honeywell announced Friday that sales and earnings increased in its second quarter from the second quarter of 2013. Read More »»

Buyer pays $136M for Montville apartment complex in Wilf dispute

An investor has paid $136 million for a Montville apartment complex that was at the center of a 21-year-old, high-profile lawsuit involving New Jersey developer Zygmunt Wilf. Read More »»

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Business Events

Forty Under 40 Awards
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New Jersey Manufacturing Awards
Friday, October 3, 2014
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Friday, October 10, 2014
50 Fastest Growing Companies
Thursday, November 13, 2014
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Special Editions

Business Profiles 2014

Business Profiles 2014
Taking an Inside Look at Business in New Jersey.

Health Care Heroes 2014

Health Care Heroes 2014
The Healthcare Heroes awards supplement highlights individuals and organizations making a significant impact on the quality of healthcare in New Jersey. Click on the image to read through the supplement.

EY Entrepreneur of the Year New Jersey 2014

EY Entrepreneur of the Year New Jersey 2014
Entrepreneurs follow many roads to success, but they are all powered by the same fuel: visionary ideas that transform businesses and jump start industries.Celebrating the results has been a priority for EY for nearly 30 years. Each year, the global leader in professional services recognizes entrepreneurs as true visionaries who contribute to economic growth through leadership, innovation and cutting-edge products and services.

Real Estate & Construction Report

Real Estate & Construction Report
A look at how higher education is fueling a surge in development on campuses across New Jersey

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