GNEC - A Greater Newark!

GNEC's primary purpose is economic development. We carry out that mission by financing small business growth & development, job creation by way of self employment, and by providing technical assistance and/or a resourceful networking "pool" for the Northern New Jersey community.

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Early-Stage Valuation Seminar: What Is Your Start-Up Worth?


GNEC Micro Loan Program

GNEC provides financial assistance to start-up and existing small business owners to start or grow their business. The financial assistance is in the form of fixed term loans. It should be noted that these borrowers may not qualify under regular banking requirements.

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Financing Options – Seed Money – Plus Food

  The end of the first quarter of the year is almost upon us. Very soon, spring will be here. We have been quite busy this past February. We hosted the first of a series o...Read More

Mid February 2016 Events and Updates

    This month, in addition to sharing some great events and initiatives, GNEC is highlighting our “Putting Your Business on The Map” event, which took place on Februa...Read More

February 2016 Events and Updates

  ​Can you believe January is already over? How many of your business goals for 2016 have you completed so far? Do not let lack of initiative slow you down from truly achievin...Read More