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Two NJ groups win $50K each to support inclusive entrepreneurship

The New Jersey Innovation Institute in Newark and Institute for Life Science Entrepreneurship in Union won as part of the Growth Accelerator Fund Competition program track, which included entries from accelerators and incubators proposing targeted assistance to STEM and R&D entrepreneurs from underrepresented groups, including women, people of color, rural areas and veteran entrepreneurs.

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OPINION: Embracing diversity

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During Pride Month, the U.S. Small Business Administration and its District Offices celebrate the contributions and perseverance through the COVID-19 pandemic that LGTBQ+ small business owners continue to demonstrate. In fact, the LGBTQ population has been underrepresented in the small business sector and yet it symbolizes the very essence of SBA’s outreach mission. From New Jersey District Director of the U.S. Small Business Administration Al Titone.

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