We are working to create the climate and resources that will encourage entrepreneurship to thrive and will attract innovative, technology-based companies and investments to Central New Jersey.

We nurture an entrepreneurial network that embraces and supports new business ventures.

We help identify resources including investment capital as well as locating skilled workers. Through the web, events, collaboratives and workshops, we facilitate learning and communication. We feature entrepreneurial leaders and “heroes” such as Greg Olsen and John Martinson.

New Data on Middlesex County STEM Workforce

New Data Shows Immigrants Make Up More Than 60 Percent of Middlesex County’s STEM Workers and Nearly Half of Business Owners Immigrants held $9.4 billion in spending power-- 42.8 percent of the total spending power in the county--and contributed more than $4 billion in taxes in 2018. Date: January 30, 2020 Middlesex, NJ --

By |2020-02-15T09:31:27-05:00January 30th, 2020|Categories: Business Trends, Entrepreneurship, Immigration, STEM|Comments Off on New Data on Middlesex County STEM Workforce

Immigrant Entrepreneurs Honored for Making a Difference in New Jersey

The winners of the 7th Annual New Jersey Immigrant Entrepreneurs awards were honored on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at Rutgers University. The awards program featured Rutgers Chancellor Christopher Molloy as the keynote speaker and was hosted by the Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce. “We congratulate this year’s winners for their contributions to the

By |2019-11-22T17:46:03-05:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: Entrepreneurship, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Immigrant Entrepreneurs Honored for Making a Difference in New Jersey

Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards

Immigrant Entrepreneurs Honored for Making a Difference in New Jersey October 8th Event Honors NJ Business Leaders Based in Trenton, Princeton, and Mt Laurel Trenton, NJ (Sept. 25, 2019) – The winners of the 7th Annual New Jersey Immigrant Entrepreneurs awards will be honored on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. at the Rutgers

By |2019-10-01T14:55:30-04:00September 25th, 2019|Categories: Entrepreneurship, Events, Immigration|Comments Off on Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards

Immigrant Entrepreneurs Honored for Making a Difference in New Jersey

September 26th Event Honors Business Leaders in Trenton, West Windsor, North Brunswick, Monmouth Jct., Edison, and Elmwood Park New Jersey Winners of Immigrant Entrepreneur Award, September 26, 2018 presented by the NJ Immigrant Entrepreneur Award Coalition - From left to right:Pierre Hage Boutros, Pierre’s Restaurant, Caspar Wistar Award for GrowthSuchitra Kamath, Minute Man Press

By |2018-10-03T07:05:42-04:00September 27th, 2018|Categories: Entrepreneurship, Events, Featured, Immigration, News|Comments Off on Immigrant Entrepreneurs Honored for Making a Difference in New Jersey

Fifth Annual Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards

The NJIEA's esteemed panel of judges have selected the winners for the 2017 awards. This year, in addition to the Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year, we will be honoring immigrants for their achievements in Growth, Advocacy, and Innovation as well as recognizing a Rising Star. Congratulations! Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year: K. Peter Yu (Hong Kong),

By |2017-09-01T16:11:38-04:00June 14th, 2017|Categories: Entrepreneurship, Events, Immigration|Comments Off on Fifth Annual Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards

Column: Immigrants Revitalize Detroit

According to Einstein's Alley Advisory Council member, Dr. Nicholas V. Montalto, who spoke at the Future of  Work Institute,  immigration is powering growth and economic development in the US. New Jersey has seen these benefits of immigration. Here is a story about what is going on in Detroit. From Detroit News By Steve Tobocman June 6, 2017 Immigration

By |2017-07-29T19:01:01-04:00April 16th, 2017|Categories: Business Trends, Entrepreneurship, Immigration|Comments Off on Column: Immigrants Revitalize Detroit

Greg Olsen: Serial Entrepreneurial Success Story

A builder and creator, Greg Olsen has started two companies and acquired eight others. Greg Olsen will tell you he's just an average guy, that he prefers "Greg" to "Gregory." And he'll do all this in a room in which a portrait of him as a Russian cosmonaut hangs. He'll recount his time as a

By |2015-06-11T14:24:03-04:00June 11th, 2015|Categories: Entrepreneurship|Comments Off on Greg Olsen: Serial Entrepreneurial Success Story

2014 Immigrant Entrepreneur Award Recipients

The 2014 NJIE Awards was held on December 9, 2014 at Fairleigh Dickinson University and honored these ten first-generation immigrant business leaders for their success in helping their local New Jersey communities thrive. The Awards were created to highlight the contributions of New Jersey's immigrant entrepreneurs. The 2014 Award Recipients: NJ Immigrant Entrepreneur of the

By |2017-06-30T05:48:36-04:00January 8th, 2015|Categories: Entrepreneurship, Recent Events|Comments Off on 2014 Immigrant Entrepreneur Award Recipients

Michael Dell, CEO Dell Computers, Talking at South by Southwest Interactive in Austin, Texas.

"Entrepreneurism is such an important catalyst for the global economy, and it was evident listening to these business leaders tell their stories. These are all web-enabled businesses that were founded during the dot com boom and grew up in the shadow of the bust. They more than survived; they thrived. With technology as their cornerstone,

By |2014-07-07T10:57:57-04:00March 28th, 2014|Categories: Entrepreneurship|Comments Off on Michael Dell, CEO Dell Computers, Talking at South by Southwest Interactive in Austin, Texas.