Below is a list of agencies and organizations that provide services, support, and guidance for small businesses in a variety of ways.  Use the search bar and category filter on the right to find the right resources for you.

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Business Development • Any or All

Forbes Connect

212-620-2200 •
Entrepreneurship • Any or All

Covers the most influential leaders and entrepreneurs who are driving change, transforming business and making a significant impact on the world.

Forbes Small Business
Business Development • Any or All

Articles for Entrepreneurs, Small Franchises and Small Business Strategy

Greater Newark Enterprises Corporation

211 Warren St Ste 317, Newark, NJ 07103 • 973.242.4132 •
Finance/Capital/Loans • Hudson County

A non-profit community development organization that provides financial assistance and training to small businesses and entrepreneurs throughout Hudson and Essex counties, as well as other counties around the state. The mission of GNEC is economic development by way of financing small business growth and job creation.

Hispanic American Commerce Association (HACA)

159 Monticello Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07304  
Business Association • Hudson County

An advocacy group aimed at supporting Hispanic-owned businesses. HACA encourages its members to get involved in social and economic activities across the city.

Historic Downtown SID

344 Grove St, Jersey City, NJ 07302 •
Business Association • Downtown

HDSID works with local businesses, property owners and neighborhood associations in conjunction with the City government to promote the area, improve the services provided and undertake any and all activity to make Historic Downtown Jersey City a better place to live, work and visit. HDSID also maintains the grounds to make a cleaner, safer and more attractive business district.

Hudson County Business Network  
Networking • Hudson County

Meets 7:00 AM every Wednesday at Malibu Diner in Hoboken for weekly Networking Breakfast where we pass each other business referrals!

We seek new members and can only have one person per profession/category.

We provide a positive, supportive, and structured environment to exchange quality business referrals. We offer members the opportunity to share ideas, contacts and most importantly, build lasting relationships.

RSVP via Meetup

Cost: $12/visitor (breakfast included)

Hudson County Chamber of Commerce

857 Bergen Ave, 3rd Floor, Jersey City, NJ 07306 •
Chamber of Commerce • Hudson County

The Hudson County Chamber of Commerce unites the region around a common goal of enhancing the economic vitality of Hudson County. They are dedicated to providing members with resources that enhance their position in the marketplace. Advocating for their members on legislation and policies that will impact their business and promoting Hudson County as a great place to start and grow a business.