NJBIZ - en-us Copyright 2017 NJBIZ Sun, 25 Jun 2017 10:09:10 EST Sun, 25 Jun 2017 10:09:10 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170625/NJBIZ01/170629881&source=RSS ICYMI Rising Tide Capital offers entrepreneurs prize of up to 10K in business pitch competition Millennial Minded Calling all New Jersey entrepreneurs! Rising Tide Capital, a nonprofit micro-enterprise development organization in Jersey City, is currently accepting submissions for its sixth annual &#8220Start Something Challenge. &#8221 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:28:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170625/NJBIZ01/170629881&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170625/NJBIZ01/170629882&source=RSS Best of the blogs Lessons from Haiti for tech entrepreneurs #8212 and opportunities, too Industry Insights Recently, it was my privilege to speak at the Haiti Tech Summit, where 500 leaders from throughout the western hemisphere shared a remarkable conversation about technology, entrepreneurship, innovation, and ecosystems. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:27:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170625/NJBIZ01/170629882&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170625/NJBIZ01/170629883&source=RSS Best of the blogs N.J. is key market as Fathom Events tests spending power of Indian-Americans Diversified New Jersey is an important market for the inaugural Best of Bollywood film series by Fathom Events this summer. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:26:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170625/NJBIZ01/170629883&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170625/NJBIZ01/170629915&source=RSS Triple Play 3 things to consider when choosing the best college for successful students Janet Loren is partner and Certified Educational Planner at College Benefits Research Group, a college planning organization with a unique model for working with families to find the right &#8220fit&#8221 for their child not only financially, but academically and socially as well. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:51:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170625/NJBIZ01/170629915&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170625/NJBIZ01/170629916&source=RSS Quick Hits Our take on the week's top headlines Headlines include Oscar Health, real estate in N. J. and Newark Mayor Ras Baraka. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:46:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170625/NJBIZ01/170629916&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170625/NJBIZ01/170629917&source=RSS Editorial Here's hoping Guadagno, Murphy rise above the system Politics is unavoidably transactional. Candidates are selling. Voters and campaign donors are buying. Somewhere in there, you hope the important work of government gets done. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:44:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170625/NJBIZ01/170629917&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170624/NJBIZ01/170629877&source=RSS Vitale posts bill targeting Horizon's designation as health services corp. State Sen. Joseph Vitale posted his much-anticipated bill Friday answering Gov. Chris Christie's call for legislation targeting the reserves of the state's largest insurer. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 21:41:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170624/NJBIZ01/170629877&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170624/NJBIZ01/170629879&source=RSS Christie signs executive order for more transparency in state agencies Gov. Chris Christie signed an executive order late Friday in response to reports of a 15. 5 million fine against Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield for problematic Medicaid claims processing. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:10:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170624/NJBIZ01/170629879&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170624/NJBIZ01/170629886&source=RSS Most-read of the week Extell, Kushner detail final phase of Pier Village Following the completion of the first two phases for the redevelopment of Pier Village, Extell and Kushner Cos. have announced plans for the last phase of the development in Long Branch. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:08:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170624/NJBIZ01/170629886&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170624/NJBIZ01/170629887&source=RSS Most-read of the week Family Business Spotlight - 4 N.J. companies face 'unique' challenges that are actually similar It's seen as a common refrain by those who work with family-owned companies My situation is different. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:07:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170624/NJBIZ01/170629887&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170624/NJBIZ01/170629888&source=RSS Most-read of the week NJBIZ names the Healthcare Heroes award winners NJBIZ named its Healthcare Heroes award winners for 2017 Tuesday at a breakfast event at the Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:06:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170624/NJBIZ01/170629888&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170624/NJBIZ01/170629889&source=RSS Most-read of the week Who are N.J.'s 10 million-plus CEOs? Slideshow New Jersey is home to some powerful CEOs, including leaders of major global companies. But which ones are best-compensated for their efforts? NJBIZ has the list. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:05:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170624/NJBIZ01/170629889&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170623/NJBIZ01/170629878&source=RSS Vitale posts bill targeting Horizon's designation as health services corp. State Sen. Joseph Vitale posted his much-anticipated bill Friday answering Gov. Chris Christie's call for legislation targeting the reserves of the state's largest insurer. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 21:32:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170623/NJBIZ01/170629878&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170623/NJBIZ01/170629880&source=RSS Christie signs executive order for more transparency in state agencies Gov. Chris Christie signed an executive order late Friday in response to reports of a 15. 5 million fine against Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield for problematic Medicaid claims processing. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:52:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170623/NJBIZ01/170629880&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170623/NJBIZ01/170629890&source=RSS UNUSUAL Johnny Depp 'When was the last time an actor assassinated a President?' Even before Johnny Depp said it, the actor seemed to know that his comment would ignite controversy. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:31:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170623/NJBIZ01/170629890&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170623/NJBIZ01/170629891&source=RSS WORLD Whirlpool Hotpoint fridge owners should check units after London fire A Hotpoint refrigerator has been identified as the source of last week's deadly Grenfell Tower fire in London, prompting Whirlpool to ask people who own the same model to contact the company. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:30:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170623/NJBIZ01/170629891&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170623/NJBIZ01/170629892&source=RSS N.J. Shots fired at State Fair Meadowlands on opening night Gunshots rang out on opening night of the State Fair Meadowlands at MetLife Stadium, sending fairgoers running for safety as state troopers arrested several people, authorities said. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:29:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170623/NJBIZ01/170629892&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170623/NJBIZ01/170629893&source=RSS BUSINESS Bernie Madoff 'I always wanted to please everybody' Bernard Madoff has had eight years in prison to think about what went wrong. He's concluded that a few of his investors were partially to blame for his fall from a legitimate securities trader to the biggest Ponzi schemer in U. S. history. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:28:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170623/NJBIZ01/170629893&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170623/NJBIZ01/170629894&source=RSS Wells Fargo sells former bank in Caldwell Commercial real estate firm NAI James E. Hanson recently announced it has brokered the sale of a 7,427-square-foot retail building in downtown Caldwell. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:10:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170623/NJBIZ01/170629894&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170623/NJBIZ01/170629895&source=RSS Special Properties opens office in Ridgewood In an effort to continue its expansion throughout Bergen, Hudson, Essex, Passaic and Sussex counties, Special Properties Real Estate Services announced it has opened a new office at 50 W. Ridgewood Ave. , Ridgewood. Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:06:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170623/NJBIZ01/170629895&source=RSS