What the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) Can Do for My Startup with Tim Rollender

Feb 26, 2021, 12:00 – 1:00 AM

Atlantic City

Join us and New Jersey Economic Development Authority's (NJEDA) Technology Sector Lead of Technology and Life Science Investments Tim Rollender as he discusses the many Support Programs the NJEDA has to offer. Tim will also dive into how new state legislation, including the Economic Recovery Act, affects early-stage businesses and offers many new forms of financing and incentives for startups.

Virtual event


About this event

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.

Check out what happened


  • Tim Rollender

    New Jersey Economic Development Authority

    Technology Sector Lead, Technology & Life Science Investments


  • Ashley Owens

    Ashley Assists, LLC

    Networking Concierge

  • Jason Towns


    Managing Director

  • James (Jimmy) Whitehead

    Millennium Technologies


  • Michael Chait

    Greater Atlantic City Chamber of Commerce


  • Bruce Weekes

    City of Atlantic City

    Director of Constituent Services




Friday, February 26, 2021
12:00 AM – 1:00 AM UTC


12:00 AMWelcome & Intros
12:10 AMNJEDA Support Programs
12:30 AMNew State Legislation
12:50 AMQ&A and Conclusion


  • Joshua Armah

    Startup Grind Atlantic City

    Chapter Director

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