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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Financial Modeling Essentials for Raising Capital


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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Mid January 2016 Events and Updates

​2016 is off to a bold start for entrepreneurs and small businesses throughout the greater Newark area. This is the year to take action! There are resources for businesses at all stages of gr...Read More

January 2016 Events and Updates

​Happy New Year and welcome to 2016! The beginning of the year, though cold as it may feel outside, brings with it an air of excitement, renewal, and innovation. This is the year to make those ...Read More

Wow!!! just like that, 2015 is over

As 2015 comes to a close, we here at GNEC want to thank all of you entrepreneurs, small business owners, partners, funders, teachers, students, family, and friends for all of your encouragement and support. It is because of you tha...Read More