The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has a mission to grow the state’s economy and increase equitable access to opportunity by supporting high-quality job creation, catalyzing investment, and fostering vibrant, inclusive community development. NJEDA works in partnership with a diverse range of stakeholders to implement programs and initiatives that improve quality of life, enhance economic vitality, and strengthen New Jersey’s long-term economic competitiveness.
Their vision is to make New Jersey a national model for sustainable and equitable economic growth by investing in communities, fostering innovation, and supporting industries with high quality-jobs in the State.
For this month's event, we bring in Tim Rollender, the NJEDA's Technology Sector Lead of Technology and Life Science Investments. He's going to talk about the different support programs like NJ Ignite, NJ Founders and Funders, NJ Accelerate, and others that the NJEDA offers. He'll touch on the NJEDA's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Finally, Tim will also dive into new state legislation, including the Economic Recovery Act and The Evergreen Fund.
Please join us to hear more about these important topics and resources that are available to startups and small businesses in our region.