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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Awards Breakfast - Strong Businesses Build Strong Commmunities


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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Valuing Your Startup-Win $10k-Breakfast Feedback

  Dear --FNAME--, Thank you to all our sponsors, partners and vendors for making our 2016 Opportunities & Awards Breakfast event at NJIT last week a success. We hope you had as m...Read More

Win $10,000 – Network – Start a food business

  Dear --FNAME--, As business owners & entrepreneurs, we take chances when opportunity knocks, and when it doesn't, we create our own. This is the essence of owning a business ...Read More

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